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Job Number:  39726
Casual - PDD Complex Needs Disability Service Worker
Job Posted: Tuesday, 14 November 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 15 November 2017
(4 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Northern Alberta, Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Vegreville, AB (1.25 hr drive east of Edmonton) Salary: $21.20 - $23.63 /Hour

WJS Canada Job Posting Alert: Complex Needs Disability Support Worker (Full Time)- Vegreville - Job ID J1117-0524

Organization: WJS Canada 
Job Title: Complex Needs Disability Support Worker (Full Time)- Vegreville
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Location: Vegreville, Alberta, Canada
Hours of Work Per Week: 30+ hrs/wk
Scheduled Days Each Week: Varies
Scheduled Hours: Shift work including evenings & weekends
Number of Positions: 1
Compensation: $21.2000 - $23.6300 /Hour
Closting Date: 22/11/2017


Description:

 

The Position
The Complex Needs Disability Services Worker (DSW), under supervision of his/her supervisor, facilitates and monitors education and development programs for purposes of providing individuals in residential service with physical, behavioural, emotional and social supports/supervision both in the residence and the community. Disability Service Workers develop relationships and act as a liaison with the community, family members, guardians and employers. This position reports to the team leader.

In Your Role You Will
• Assists and supports individuals with developing and achieving personal goals.
• Ensures individuals basic needs are met, i.e., hygiene, personal care, life skills and social/occupational skills.
• Observes/documents physical, developmental and psychological needs of individuals in service.
• Assists with day to day operation and maintenance of the residence/program facility (May include food preparation, cleaning, and/or assisting the person in service with the completion of these tasks, etc.)
• Participates and supports planning as well as safe transportation of individuals to vocational, recreational, leisure activities and encourages opportunities for social interaction within communities.
• Contributes toward design, implementation and evaluation of individual service plans, program specific policies & procedures.
• Further develops skills and knowledge within human practice fields.
• Communicates/documents information that relates to program changes/service recipient changes to peers, ministry representatives and other stakeholders as required.

As An Ideal Candidate You Possess
• Minimum Grade 12 or Diploma/Degree in Disabilities Studies, Social Work, Human Services, Special Education or equivalent
• MANDATORY - One (1) year experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities & complex needs.
• MANDATORY - A valid Class 5 Driver License with clear driving abstract and reliable transportation
• Clear criminal record check and social services involvement check
• A positive attitude and belief that persons with disabilities have the right / responsibility to define and pursue their life choices, and pursue active participation and involvement in the community.
• Skills in assisting individuals in anger management, daily living, self help, etc.
• First Aid/CPR Certification
• Crisis Prevention Intervention, Medication Administration, Abuse Protocol, Proactive Procedures and Behavioural Strategies, Foundations and Disabilities Training
• Knowledge of basic health and safety rules and guidelines for personal health and safety, as appropriate.

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

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Hiring Manager: Lisa Cardinal
Contact Details:
Follow the link below:
www:   clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J1117-0524&BRID=EX59065


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