Residential Care Worker - Penticton

Bethesda Christian Association supports people with disabilities and their families. Our Mission is walking alongside families, and serving people of all abilities, experiencing the joys and challenges of life together. Our Vision is to see people of all abilities belonging to interdependent communities where they are valued and empowered to share their essential God-given skills and abilities. Bethesda’s ministry is a Christian faith-based service.

We are seeking Residential Care Workers for our Group Home in Penticton. No experience is required and the starting wage rate is $18.47 per hour.

Responsibilities will include providing personal care, helping to support positive social interactions, implementing programs and life skills training, exploring vocational and volunteer opportunities, providing spiritual support as well as providing social, recreational and leisure activities within the community. The positions available are “casual”, meaning the hours vary depending on staffing needs and cover a variety of time periods. Casual staff can migrate to permanent full-time and part-time positions.

Standard requirements for Residential Care Workers of Bethesda include:
• Criminal Record Check through the Ministry of Justice
• Doctor’s written verification of good health
• TB test results
• Immunization history information
• Current Driving Record Abstract
• Class 4 Driver’s License, to be obtained within 90 days of commencing employment (Applicants must have class 5 drivers license to be considered for an interview)
• First Aid and CPR certification approved for Residential Care

Applicants with a sincere desire to support people with disabilities are welcome to apply. The ability to lift and transfer is required. Training and previous experience in providing support to people with disabilities is an asset. Additional training will be provided.

Bethesda offers a competitive wage and benefits package. For more information about Bethesda Christian Association, see our web page at

Applicants please submit a cover letter and resume to Bethesda’s Human Resources Director (reference #RPW795). Fax your submission to 604-850-7242 or email [email protected] Only selected applicants will be contacted.
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Location:Penticton, British Columbia
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Post Date:Jul 9, 2019
Exp. Date:Aug 8, 2019
Listing Type:Private
Ad Number:3089144