Resident Porter Assistant

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Resident Porter Assistant

About Us

Baptist Housing provides communities and exceptional care to over 2800 seniors in British Columbia. We provide Residential Care, Assisted Living, Supportive Housing, Home Support and Adult Day Programs at our residences in Kelowna, Vancouver and Victoria. We serve through a culture of humility and grace, providing service with an attitude of compassion, respect and integrity. We understand the needs of seniors and love assisting them to live well, modelling our values in all interactions.


Marrion Village is an Assisted Living and subsidized Senior Housing community in Victoria, perfectly situated in the desirable neighborhood of Oak Bay. The renovated apartments are bright and spacious, and close to many shops, services and activities.

Job Summary

This is a Full-Time, temporary position that works Wednesday to Sunday from 11:00 am to 7 pm.

The Resident Porter Assistant is responsible for performing and assisting with visitation, direct and indirect Resident care and activities. The Resident Assistant utilizes the assessment, planning and evaluation from the Resident care plan as a framework for performance. As a member of a multidisciplinary team, the Resident Assistant demonstrates a commitment to service excellence, continuous quality improvement, the Wellness Model for person centered care, and the Mission, Vision and Values of Baptist Housing.


Fosters and maintains positive, collaborative relationships with Residents, Team Members, Families and Partners

 • Assists with visitations; preparing and transfers of Residents to visitation space; welcomes the Resident and Designated Visitor and assists the Residents needs during the visitation. Assists Residents to maintain independence within their capabilities

• Provides personal care to Residents, directing and assisting with activities of daily living such as hydration, bathing, toileting, bowel and bladder care, dressing and personal hygiene while considering dignity, individuality and privacy needs

• Implements the individualized care plan for each Resident, checking daily for updates.

• Performs procedures as dictated by the Personal Assistance Guidelines (PAGs).

• Performs delegated tasks (DOTs) for which transfer of function training has been completed, such as catheter care, suppositories, applying non-sterile dressings and implementing and maintaining exercise and mobilization routines

• Administers medication and any other delegated tasks under the direction of the Nurse, and records administration.

• Maintains updated clinical records for Residents, within the Resident Aide scope of practice, including procedures and observations in the Resident’s chart and other record sheets

• Transports Residents utilizing mechanical aids such as wheelchairs

• Assists with Resident meals by delivering and collecting meal trays, helping with making and pouring beverages, serving food items and clearing tables, and sets the tables during the shift.

• Launders Residents’ personal clothing as directed in the care plan, including washing, drying, folding and putting away.

• Accompanies Residents to activities and provides assistance as required

• Implements and participates in quality and care improvement programs, such as SAIL, when directed by the Manager

• Observes Residents and reports any concerns or changes in appetite or food preferences, behavior, and physical or cognitive ability to the nurse in a timely manner

• Participates in care planning and multidisciplinary team meetings by providing input about the Residents’ progress and needs

• Keeps current on general team communication by reading ADL sheets, communication books and staff meeting minutes

• Performs clerical duties such as typing, answering telephones and assembling, maintaining and disassembling Residents’ charts as directed.


  • Grade Twelve graduation
  • Graduation from a recognized Resident Assistant Program
  • Post-Secondary Medication Administration course preferred
  • Current Food Safe certification
  • Current WHMIS certification
  • Current Emergency First Aid certification
  • Current registration in good standing with the BC Assistant Registry Experience
  • Three years of experience providing care to seniors or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Consent for a Criminal Record Check (CRC) for working with Vulnerable Adults

Baptist Housing Values

As Servant Leaders, we focus on serving others in humility and grace, demonstrating the character and values of:

  • Compassion: showing care, love, and sensitivity in consideration of the unique needs to Teammates, Residents, Families, and others.
  • Honesty: exemplifying fairness, integrity and ethical behavior.
  • Respect: treating people with dignity at all times to elevate personhood and person-directed wellness.
  • Innovation: exercising ingenuity in all endeavors and exemplifying creative courage.
  • Stewardship: recognizing God’s ownership by using resources wisely to preserve the future viability and longevity of our mission.
  • Teamwork: working collaboratively to achieve our mission in a culture of safety, continuous learning and work-life balance.
  • Fun: taking our work seriously, but not ourselves!

To apply, please apply by sending a resume to telling us why you want to join the Baptist Housing Team.

Thank you for your interest in working with Baptist Housing. We are eager to build our team with people who share our mission and vision. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. If you are not contacted, we encourage you to apply for our future openings for which you qualify. We wish you every success in your search for meaningful employment.