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Job Number:  41033
Full-Time Disability Services Practitioner - Bonnyville
Job Posted: Thursday, 11 January 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 26 January 2018
(89 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Northern Alberta Type: Full time
Location: Bonnyville, AB (3 hrs NW of Edmonton) Salary: Compensatory, based upon experience.

WJS Canada Job Posting Alert: Disability Service Practitioner PDD (Full Time) - Bonnyville - Job ID J0118-4656

Organization: WJS Canada 
Job Title: Disability Service Practitioner PDD (Full Time) - Bonnyville
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Location: Bonnyville, Alberta, Canada
Hours of Work Per Week: 40
Scheduled Days Each Week: Varied - 4 on / 4 off shift rotation

Scheduled Hours: Scheduled hours will be dependent on a 4 on / 4 off shift rotation.
Number of Positions: 1
Compensation: Compensatory, based upon experience.
Closing Date: 26/01/2018


Description:

 

The Position
While many of the core activities are similar to those of a Disability Service Worker, the Disability Service Practitioner is a more experienced, direct support role, providing direct support to individuals with disabilities as well as participating in assessment, person-centered planning and plan implementation. Working under the supervision of the Program Team Lead, the Disability Service Practitioner (DSP) applies their specialized education/ training and extensive experience to support the Disability Service Workers and persons with complex needs served by the programs. They are typically involved in more complex, complicated and/or specialized individual situations or environments.

In Your Role You Will
• Participate in planning, development, monitoring and arranging medical appointments.
• Contribute toward design, implementation and evaluation of individual service plans, program specific policies & procedures.
• Participate and support planning as well as safe transportation of individuals to vocational, recreational, leisure activities and encourages opportunities for social interaction within communities.
• Acts as a liaison, on behalf of the person in service, with the community, family members, guardians and employers.
• Communicate/document information that relates to program changes/service recipient changes
• Assist/support individuals with developmental disabilities (and high health care needs) in a residential & community setting.
• Meet individuals complex needs ( i.e., hygiene, personal care, life skills and social/occupational skills)
• Assist 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.)
• Assist individuals in anger management, daily living, self help, social and recreational activity such as swimming.
• Observe/document physical, developmental and psychological needs of individuals in service.

As An Ideal Candidate You Possess
• Due to the nature of these programs and the client(s) served, preference will be given to mature, physically fit and highly skilled applicants with significant experience in the Disability Services field.
• MANDATORY – Previous Supervisory experience
• Diploma or Degree in Disabilities Studies, in related Social Sciences, Human Services or Special Needs programs.
• Experience with dual diagnosis, FASD, Schizophrenia, mental health & suicidal crisis
• Must have valid class 5 driver license with clear driving abstract and reliable vehicle
• Knowledge of developmental disabilities & experience writing and implementing program plans and goals an asset
• Work well in an environment with potential for violence in the workplace; physical intervention skills
• Work with multiple persons served, as well as, with staffing teams – with and without direct supervision
• A positive role model; calm, confident, patient, self motivated and motivates others
• Able to meet the requirements of service Agreement of individual(s) in service, follow instructions and function in a crisis
• Strong communication, administrative & computer skills
• 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.
Deadline for applications is January 26th, 2018 or until a suitable candidate is found.

Please apply with a resume and covering letter (outline education, experience and references).

Please be sure to include Reference #B338A-010456-DSP with your submission.

APPLY AT: https://clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0118-0456&BRID=EX64822&SBDID=21869&LANG=1
Contact Details:
Donna Phillips, Regional Services Director
WJS Canada

Fax: (855) 465-5502
E-mail:
www:   clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0118-0456&BRID=EX64822


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