Senior Counselor, Supported Living

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Richmond Society for Community Living
  • Housing Services: Emergency Housing Worker, Host / Family Home Provider
  • Healthcare: Personal Support Worker / Caregiver
  • Program / Project Management
  • Supervision / Team Leader
Full Time
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland - Richmond
Manager (Supervisor of Staff)$47,500 - 50,0002019-09-062019-09-24

Richmond Society for Community Living is a medium-sized non-profit agency that provides support and services to children & adults with developmental disabilities.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Counselor, Supported Living.

Are you an optimistic, inclusive and determined person who is passionate about working with people with developmental disabilities?  Do you enjoy working in a collaborative environment and empowering people to achieve their vision of a good life?  If so, we would love to hear from you!

It is our vision to make a positive lasting difference in the lives of the people we serve and in our community, and we are looking for people who share this vision of an inclusive community.

As the Senior Counselor, you will be a key member of our Supported Living Team, providing high standards of person-centered support and care to the individuals who live in the home.  Through a creative, flexible and caring approach, you will build strong relationships with the individuals, their families & support networks and play a key role in the planning of goals & assisting individuals to live as independently as possible.

You will be an experienced residential worker and be able to effectively, along with the Supervisor, lead a team.  You will help staff develop their skills and knowledge through coaching & mentoring.  As well, you will support the Supervisor in the day-to-day running of the home, including providing key administrative support.

 

What we’d like from you:

  • Strong philosophy in person-centered support and practice
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Great team player
  • Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those we support
  • Strong “can do” attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Diploma / Degree in a related field and at least 2 years of related experience (an equivalent combination of experience, training and education will be considered)

 

What you can expect from us:

  • A competitive salary
  • Comprehensive orientation and commitment to ongoing training
  • Excellent benefit plan, including access to pension plan

 

Other information:

  • Approved Criminal Record Search 
  • Attending Physician's Report 
  • TB Test 
  • Valid CPR, First Aid Certificates and Valid BC Driver's License Required (Class 4 preferred)

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