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Chartwell Imperial Place Retirement Residence

Assisted Living Worker

Job Type: Full-Time
Date Posted: October 24, 2012

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 ideal candidate possesses:

  • 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  with medication course certification;
  • Must be able to read, write, and verbally communicate effectively in English;
  • 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.

Requirement Applicable to British Columbia ONLY:

  • Successful completion of a Resident Care Aide Program with Medication Course.
  • Active with the BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker Registry.


  • Providing services and maintaining professional interactions with residents, families and co-workers in a respectful manner;
  • Reporting unsafe situations and feedback related to residents care and service to the designated supervisor;
  • Developing and maintaining a professional relationship with residents, families, community partners and guests;
  • Observing all policies and procedures, work standards and safety regulations; Health and Safety, fire/emergency policies and procedures of the facility
  • Performing and recording information as directed;
  • Assisting and attending to resident special needs and activities of daily living including support with personal hygiene, showering/bathing and dressing;
  • Providing dietary support for dining room service, bussing, dishwashing services and meal preparations assigned in accordance with established work routines;
  • Maintaining work and storage areas in a clean, safe and sanitary manner;
  • Providing personal laundry services for residents in accordance with established work routines;
  • Operating and cleaning equipment, furniture and cleans and maintains all areas related to residents as per
    work routines.


Please forward your cover letter and resume, in confidence, to:
Lisa Humphreville, General Manager
Fax: 604-583-3243

We thank all applicants for their interest in Chartwell Retirement Residences.
Please be advised that only those invited to an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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