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Chartwell Crescent Gardens Retirement Community

Assisted Living Worker

Job Type: Casual
Date Posted: October 07, 2013

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. Availability to work days, evenigs and weekends will be required.

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 and ability to maintain effective interpersonal and team relationships;
  • Conflict resolution skills with demonstrated empathy and understanding of the needs of seniors;
  • Ability to multi-task and 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.


Drawing on their excellent communication and organizational skills, the successful candidate’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • 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:
Lynne Hutton, Manager, Assisted Living
Fax: 604-541-8871

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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