Careers

Employment Opportunities  

A career with Carmichael Enterprises Residential Programs Ltd. involves looking beyond  challenges faced and working  together with our clients to achieve their goals and perhaps work towards those they never believed possible.  Opportunities to celebrate life and to creatively and collaboratively develop programs to maximize the success of our clients within our community are endless.

We are always looking for compassionate individuals who are able to see beyond the surface in order to tap into the potential beneath.  If you are a strong team player who is looking for a challenging and rewarding career, this could be for you.
Carmichael Enterprises Residential Programs Ltd. offers an excellent benefits package, competitive salary, and a opportunity to work on a team made up of truly passionate  and committed people that are dedicated to the individuals in our programs.  Our skilled teams of Residential Support Workers provide support to adults and youth with developmental delays, mental health and addiction concerns, and often severe behavioural challenges including aggression.
We are currently accepting resumes for:

Casual Residential Support Worker Positions
Opportunities for part-time and full-time (with benefits) are offered internally as they arise. Pre-employmnet job shadows (total of 12 hours) will be a requirement in order to ensure our settings are an appropriate match to your career interests and skill sets.

Job Description:
Oversees the overall care of person served in the home.  Participates as part of the team responsible for the efficient functioning of residence operations on both an individual and group basis.  The Residential Support Worker enhances and rehabilitates the quality of life for persons served by ensuring that their placement, social, educational, health, emotional/behavioural, and cultural needs are met.  Case management, life skills support, behaviour management, hygiene assistance, medications and community inclusion are all aspects of the position.  Our approaches are trauma informed and client-centered in order to optimize our ability to assist our persons served in their individual goals.  Principles of mindfulness and promoting an awareness of thought patterns and emotions experienced in the present, are integral to our role in this journey.

Application Requirements:
  • Must be able for day, evening and overnight shifts including weekends and statutory holidays.
  • Education, training and experience working with persons with developmental delays and behavioural challenges
  • Current clear RCMP Criminal Record Check
  • Valid BC Class 5 Drivers License
  • Valid Emergency First Aid Certificate (Emergency First Aid ~ Community Care preferred)
Additional expectations prior to being offered a position will include:  
  • Physician's Declaration indicating that the individual's mental & physical health is suitable to the demands of the position.
  • Current immunization records demonstrating compliance with the Province's immunization programs
  • Clear TB Test
  • Clean driver's abstract
  • Review & signing of Confidentiality Agreement, Client's Rights and other company policies
  • Three positive written references
  • MCFD Screening Clearance
  • SIVA Training (Supporting Individuals Through Valued Attachments) will be provided without cost to new employees by Carmichael Enterprises Residential Programs Ltd. 

"Come grow with us"!

Email any questions you have along with your cover letter and resume if you wish to apply to:

Residential Coordinator
cathy.carmichael@shaw.ca or fax to Head Office (250) 585 - 2861 

If you wish to be considered for positions in our Courtenay homes please note this in your submission.

Note:   Applications will be kept on file for 6 months