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Job Number:  39451
Complex Needs Supportive Independent Living Worker
Job Posted: Friday, 3 November 2017
Closing Date: Thursday, 16 November 2017
(68 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Northern Alberta Type: Full time
Location: Ft McMurray Salary: $17.09 - $20.00 /Hour

Job Title
Complex Needs Supportive Independent Living Worker (Full Time) - Fort McMurray

Job Details
Competition Number: F-348-CSIL
Job Number: J1117-0100
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
City: Fort McMurray
Province: Alberta
Hours of Work Per Week: 1pm to 11pm
Scheduled Days Each Week: Varies
Scheduled Hours: 10 hr shifts - 1pm to 11pm - 2 daus on/2 days off (3 days on weekend, 2 off, 2 on, 3 off weekend)
Number of Positions: 2
Compensation: $17.09 - $20.00 /Hour

Closing Date: November 16, 2017

Job Description

The Program
WJS Canada Fort McMurray Community Services supports a high functioning lady with mental illness and developmental disabilities with her goal to live as independently as possible in her own home.


The Position
The Complex Needs Supportive Independent Living Worker provides services empowering the individual to be self reliant and confident while providing advocacy services and mentorship.


In Your Role You Will
- mentor and teach life skills including communication skills, coping with emotions and change, budgeting, household management, sexual health, boundaries and self care, relationships, self expression, social skills, coping tools, community awareness, personal safety, etc.
- promote inclusion in community activities involving artistic, educational, recreational programming and participation in the volunteer sector.
- link the client to community support services and employment coaching such as resume building or job searches.

*** Prior to confirmation of employment all applicants must provide a current (dated within 3 months of hiring date) Criminal Record Check and Ministry Check. These checks can take up to 6 weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.


As An Ideal Candidate You Possess
- Grade 12 diploma or diploma in Disability Studies or related Social Sciences/Human Services or equivalent.

Training or Experience:
- Minimum two years community rehabilitation experience as well as experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Specialized education and training and/or demonstrated success in relevant settings.

- Clear Criminal Record Check and Child Welfare check.
- Valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s license, Driver’s Abstract and proof of insurability.
- First Aid/CPR, Restrictive Procedures, Abuse Protocols, Non Violent Crisis Prevention Intervention.

- Use of common/business computer applications.
- Committed to philosophies and principles of community based living for individuals in service.


What WJS Canada does

WJS Canada's mission is 'Strengthening people and communities with innovative, individualized services'. The support we provide for families emphasizes building relationships to enhance the family's strengths and achieve goals that address their needs for support in areas of struggle. Services are individualized and based on the family's belief that their own internal resources can be strengthened and that other helpful skills can be developed. For more information on WJS, services & career opportunities, visit www.wjscanda.com

Our Employees Enjoy

At WJS Canada, trust, strong connections, innovation and results are the pillars of our mandate. We manage by developing our core strength: our people. We give employees the tools to do the job, developing their competence and their confidence, by conducting training programs to ensure professional development and build skills, employee morale, employee safety, health, loyalty and satisfaction. Developing people includes respecting employees work-life balance through flexible hours, locations and duties. We support our staff with assistance and benefit packages, innovative wellness programs and compassion for the life challenges they face.




For more information on WJS Canada visit our website: www.wjscanada.com

No telephone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

How to Apply:
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Hiring Manager: Etta Nicholson
Contact Details:
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