(not logged in)

Hide nav pane
books & more

Job Details

Job Number:  42335
Awake/Sleep Disability Support Worker
Job Posted: Thursday, 1 March 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 25 March 2018
(in 8 days)
WJS Canada
Region: Northern Alberta Type: Full time
Location: Bonnyville, AB (3 hrs NW of Edmonton) Salary: Reg rate $18.70 - $21.63 /Hour Sleep rate $13.60/hr

Job Title
Awake/Sleep Disability Support Worker - Bonnyville

Job Details
Competition Number: BCL-900-DSW
Job Number: J0218-0900
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
City: Bonnyville
Province: Alberta
Hours of Work Per Week: 72-80
Scheduled Days Each Week: Varies
Scheduled Hours: 5pm to 7am (sleep 11pm - 7am) 4 shifts on and 4 shifts off.
Number of Positions: 1
Compensation: $18.70 - $21.63 /Hour
Closing Date: 25/03/2018

Job Description

The Program
Care-A-Lot Home in Bonnyville is a lifetime home for three women who are cognitively challenged with high complex behaviour and health needs. WJS staff encourage the individuals they serve to live a full life with personalized care based on individual needs. Our commitment is to provide the people we serve with programs that maximize progress and independence, support unique strengths and qualities, and encourage integration into the community.


The Position
The Disability Support Worker (DSW), under supervision of the Team Lead, 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 Support Workers develop relationships and act as a liaison with the community, family members, guardians and employers.

----Sleep rate of $13.60/hr applies during hours between 11pm and 7am---


In Your Role You Will
• Assist and support individuals with developing and achieving personal goals.
• Ensure individuals basic needs are met, i.e., hygiene, personal care, life skills and social/occupational skills.
• Observe/document physical, developmental and psychological needs of individuals in service.
• 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.)
• Participate and support planning as well as safe transportation of individuals to vocational, recreational, leisure activities and encourages opportunities for social interaction within communities.
• Contribute toward design, implementation and evaluation of individual service plans, program specific policies & procedures.
• Further develop skills and knowledge within human practice fields.
• Communicate/document information that relates to program changes/service recipient changes to peers, ministry representatives and other stakeholders as required.

*** 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
• 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.
• 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.


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 and career opportunities, visit www.wjscanada.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.

To apply for this position please click on the link below (or copy it and paste it into your website browser):



How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Hiring Manager: Marie Stad
Contact Details:
No telephone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

To apply for this position please click on the link below (or copy it and paste it into your website browser):
www:   clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0218-0900&BRID=EX69519

 Thanks for looking on WorkInNonProfits.ca and good luck with your job search!

Please Note: WorkInNonProfits.ca is not affiliated with and in no way endorses or vets the organization that posted this job. Any links posted within the job will take you to their external site where the same disclaimer applies.

Home Skip to content Skip to navigation Contact us Access keys Hide Left Pane Find a job Post a job Find service provider