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Job Number:  36380
Community Support Worker
Job Posted: Friday, 7 July 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 7 August 2017
(in 17 days)
North Shore Disability Resource Centre
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: North Vancouver Salary: (not entered)

The North Shore Disability Resource Centre (NSDRC) provides programs and services for people with disabilities. We believe that everyone should be able to participate as active members of their community - communities that value inclusion are committed to creating opportunities for all.

The Community Based Services department is currently seeking a qualified/experienced Community Support Worker to support a young adult male with autism and a seizure disorder with social, recreational, and communication goals. The Worker would help the individual with accessing the community, furthering their communication and social skills, connecting with peers, developing athletic skills, and develping vocational skills, all while promoting choices and independence.

The successful candidate would have EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH NON-VERBAL INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM, be outgoing, ACTIVE, energetic, creative, and have a good understanding of how to set clear boundaries and adhere to behaviour plans. Experience with providing support to non-verbal individuals is an asset. Willingness and/or experience providing personal care occasionally is an asset. Male workers preferred

 

Shifts are:

Fridays 3:30-6:30pm

Saturdays: 10:00-5:00pm

Sundays: 10:00-5:00pm

Possibility of picking up other shifts within the agency as well. 


Prerequisites:
Criminal Record Search
Current First Aid (level B or higher)
Negative TB Test or clear chest x-ray
Medical doctors note of good health
*Valid BC Driver's License, Driver's Abstract, and a car for business use*

Qualifications:
High School certificate or equivalent & 1 year previous experience providing support. OR A relevant combination of education and/or experience, combined with general suitability.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please respond to this posting directly through email and attach your resume and cover letter OR by faxing your application to 604-985-7594 (attention Kathy). Please be sure to quote the job posting # from the heading of this ad.

Thank you for your application. Only successful candidates with an attached cover letter and resume will be eligible for a response. More information can be found at www.nsdrc.org.

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Fax, email your cover letter and resume.
Contact Details:
Kathy Nyoni
North Shore Disability Resource Centre
3158 Mountain Highway
North Vancouver, BC, V7K2H5

Tel: 604-240-1277
Fax: 604-985-7594
E-mail:
www:   www.nsdrc.org


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