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The Assisted Living worker is responsible for assisting the Residents with the activities of daily living in a safe and caring manner. As a member of the Assisted Living team, they support and encourage the residents to build self-esteem, promote independence, and protect their rights to autonomy and dignity.
The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:
Provides services and maintains professional interactions with residents, families and co-workers in a respectful manner.
Reports unsafe situations and feedback related to residents care and service to the designated supervisor.
Develops and maintains a professional relationship with residents, families, community partners and guests
Observes all policies and procedures, work standards and safety regulations. Health and Safety, fire/emergency policies and procedures of the facility
Performs and records information as directed;
Assists and attends to resident special needs and activities of daily living including support with personal hygiene, showering/bathing and dressing;
Provides dietary support for dining room service, bussing, dishwashing services and meal preparations assigned in accordance with established work routines;
Maintains work and storage areas in a clean, safe and sanitary manner;
Provides personal laundry services for residents in accordance with established work routines;
Operates and cleans equipment, furniture and cleans and maintains all areas related to residents as per
Provides medications according to the home’s policies and procedures for medication administration and / or medication reminders;
Provides assistance to mobilize and transfer residents.
The ideal candidates will possess:
Experience supporting seniors with ADL’s. Experience working in an assisted living environment is an asset;
Successful completion of secondary school or equivalent;
Preferred post secondary education in related care fields of PSW / HCA / DSW Certification;
Successful completion of a Resident Care Aide Program with Medication Coursel
Active with the BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker Registry;
Customer service oriented;
Ability to maintain effective interpersonal and team relationships;
Conflict resolution skills;
Demonstrate empathy and understanding of the needs of seniors;
Ability to multi-task;
Must be able to respond to emergency situations.
Candidates must be available to work days, evenings, nights and weekends.