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Community Support Worker (CSW)

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TN is a slightly built older gentleman, living in Kerrisdale with his shared living caregiver.  TN enjoys spending time in the community as well as at home with his dogs.  He has a good sense of humour and likes those who possess a positive and motivating attitude, while able to maintain clear boundaries.  Best suited is someone with a patient and compassionate approach and clear communication; mindful of your actions and insightful of others.

Duties and responsibilities



Vancouver (west side)

Reports to

Program Manager

Rate of Pay

CSW: $19.65/hour to $22.25/hour


3 Months

Driving Requirement

Driver's license (Class 5); Ideally a driver's license but willing to discuss if fit is excellent and no D.L.

Preferred Training or Experience

- Experience dealing with challenging behaviour; awareness of/experience supporting people living with mental illness.
- Excellent observational skills and ability to not miss verbal cues.
- Very clear oral communication and excellent active listening skills.
- Excellent critical thinking skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and community connecting skills.
- Demonstrated ability to motivate and encourage others.
- Demonstrated ability to consistently follow protocols and behavioural support guidelines.
- Experience with lifts/transfers and physically able to push a manual wheelchair.
- Prior experience provide personal hygiene support/care.

Specific Training or Experience Required

Supporting People who get anxious; Ability to motivate, encourage and engage the interests of others.; Computer proficiency (email, Word, internet usage); Mandt certification or willingness to obtain certification through Spectrum Society.

Expected Hours of Work

On call and where possible to schedule in advance to cover vacations/ill time.
Shifts typically set between the hours of 10am and 5:30pm.

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Created at 11/9/2020 3:20 PM by Rachel Suri
Last modified at 9/9/2021 6:04 PM by Naomi Holmes