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Job Number:  45083
Community Support Worker
Job Posted: Friday, 1 June 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 22 June 2018
(88 days ago)
AdaptAbilities
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: 16.70-21.60

Purpose

 

Community Specialists work front-line and are pivotal to the creation of a safe, caring and community-enriched life for the individuals who hire us. AdaptAbilities is currently looking for a qualified Community Specialist (CS) to work full time shifts as required.  The position will require the conscientious CS to work out of our McKernan Community League location.  

The successful Community Specialists will be required to complete a new employee orientation and training in order to successfully complete their role and functions as required for all of our different programs.   

 

Key Functions

  • Provide direct care and purposeful support in an engaging, fun and safe environment.
  • Ability to work in various programs: In-home, Centre-based, Community.
  • Ability to travel while supporting the individuals who hire us in Edmonton and surrounding areas.
  • Foster genuine relationships promoting dignity, personal interests and identities.
  • Empower people to create meaningful days and achieve their goals.
  • Communicate effectively with integrity, to individuals, families and co-workers.
  • Follow and promote a safe work environment.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma (post-secondary education an asset).
  • Experience in working with special needs individuals is preferred.
  • Experience with provincial and company health and safety programs is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English.
  • Strong organizational skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Flexible, comfortable working independently and collaborating as part of a team.
  • Must complete a criminal and vulnerable sector record check. An intervention record check will be required.
  • Must provide a valid driver`s abstract and driver’s license.
  • Possess or be willing to obtain: First Aid with CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Abuse Prevention and Response Protocol, Medication Administration and Beyond Behaviors.

Working Conditions

 

This is a permanent, full time position working between the hours of 7:30am-6pm, Monday to Friday. Flexibility is required for this position as employees may be required to work outside of regular business hours during evenings and weekends. Job Location: Working out of McKernan Community League, Edmonton AB  

 

How to Apply:
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Please quote the job title in the subject line of your E-mail
Contact Details:
Human Resources
AdaptAbilities
10130 82Ave
Edmonton, AB, T6E 1Z4

Tel: 7804318446
Fax: 7804318446
E-mail:
www:   www.adaptabilities.ca


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