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Job Number:  44702
Community Living Support Worker (2 days/wk)
Job Posted: Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday, 29 May 2018
(79 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Northern Alberta Type: Part time
Location: Slave Lake, AB Salary: $19.72- $21.30/hr

Empowering people with disabilities to become active and involved in their community.

 

Job Number: J0518-0571
Job Title: Community Living Support Worker (Part time) - Slave Lake
Job Type: Permanent, Part-Time
City: Slave Lake
Province / State: Alberta
Hours of Work Per Week: 24
Scheduled Days Each Week: Tuesday & Thursday

Scheduled Hours: 7am to 7pm
Number Of Positions: 1
Closing Date: May 28, 2018
Hiring Manager Name & Title: Lisa LaForge - Program Director
Compensation: $19.72 - $21.30/Hour
 
The Program
WJS Canada is serving 2 people through our Support Home program in Slave Lake, Alberta.

WJS staff encourage individuals 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

Slave Lake is a small town in northern Alberta about 200 km northwest of Edmonton and a similar distance southwest of Fort McMurray. It is located on the southeast shore of Lesser Slave Lake.

 

The Position
The Community Living Support Worker provides individualized supports to encourage and enable independence, self expression and creativity for persons with developmental disabilities.

 

In Your Role You Will
• Assist individuals with developing social, communication and life skills and achieving personal goals.
• Encourage/assist the person served with food prep, cleaning home, laundry, personal care, etc.
• Encourage community inclusion through vocational, recreational, leisure activities.
• Contribute toward design, implementation and evaluation of individual service plans, program specific policies & procedures.
• Observe/document physical, developmental and psychological needs of individuals in service.

 

*** 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 persons 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.

 

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How to Apply:
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Hiring Manager: Lisa LaForge
Contact Details:
To apply click on the link below or visit our employment opportunities page at www.wjscanada.com
www:   clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0518-0571&BRID=EX79404


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