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Job Number:  45961
Home Share Provider
Job Posted: Wednesday, 4 July 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday, 22 August 2018
(in 37 days)
John Howard Society of the Lower Mainland of BC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Vancouver, Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley Salary: (not entered)

ABOUT US

 

The John Howard Society of the Lower Mainland (JHSLM) of BC’s vision is " A safe, healthy, and inclusive community for all".  We are a charitable organization that supports people with developmental disabilities and/or involvement with the criminal justice system. Within our Home Share Program, we are currently supporting over 60 individuals across the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley.

 

Please visit our website for further information www.jhslmbc.ca.

 

ROLE PURPOSE

 

The Home Share Program is a residential option in which adults with developmental disabilities shares a home with someone who is contracted with JHSLM to provide ongoing support. The Home Share Providers role is to provide a safe home environment where adults can develop social and life skills to ready themselves to reach their full potential for independence.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

 

The Home Share provider will:

  • Provide flexible and evolving support to individuals changing needs within a home
  • Work with the guidelines and instructions within the Home Sharing Services Handbook and all other policies and standards set for the Home Sharing Program.
  • Provide suitable accommodation (ownership or lease), to be the primary residence of the individual.
  • Ensure a stable, structured and home-like environment and positive role models to ensure the safety of the Individual
  • Take appropriate action to accomplish the objectives set for the Individual as they are decided upon by the Individual
  • Cooperate with any plan established by the Agency or the Ministry for the placement of the Individual outside the Home
  • Establish safety and emergency procedures and to provide support, care and supervision consistent with the Personal Service Plan of the Individual
  • Ensure that the Individual and his or her chosen family are involved in all planning and decision making on matters affecting the Individual whenever possible
  • Assist the individual in making effective choices concerning the development and maintenance of friendships and relationships
  • Conduct regular and ongoing clear communication with individuals team of support

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Reside in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley
  • Valid First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Clear vulnerable persons criminal record check
  • Experience/education in the social services setting is an asset but not essential
  • A desire or experience to assist individuals achieve their optimal independence
  • Homes Share team knowledge of the John Howard Society, our Mission and Core Values, and a strong desire to be a part of the JHSLM team

WHO YOU ARE

  • You are passionate about creating an environment where everyone feels welcome and respected
  • You have a proven work ethic that is responsive
  • You take responsibility for your actions, and honor your commitments
  • You have a desire to engage and work closely with others
  • You do not shy away from tough challenges
  • You embody empathy and compassion in all your interactions

DIVERSITY

 

The JHSLM welcomes applications from all qualified applicants including but not limited by those of any sex, race, orientation, or disability. Multilingual skills and multicultural competence are assets.

                                                                                                                                                           

If you have these skills, and would like to be part of a dynamic Home Share team, we invite you to forward your cover letter outlining who you are, your living situation and your experience in supporting individuals with developmental disabilities to with the subject line – Home Share Provider 

 

The John Howard Society of the Lower Mainland of BC thanks all applicants for your interest in this opportunity. Please note that only shortlisted candidates, who have clearly articulated having met the essential qualifications, skills, and abilities in their application package will be contacted.

 

How to Apply:
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If you have these skills, and would like to be part of a dynamic Home Share team, we invite you to forward your cover letter outlining who you are, your living situation and your experience in supporting individuals with developmental disabilities to with the subject line – Home Share Provider
Contact Details:
James Crowe
John Howard Society of the Lower Mainland of BC
763 Kingsway
Vancouver, BC, V5V 3C2

Tel: 604 872 5651
E-mail:
www:   www.johnhowardbc.ca/regions/lower-mainland/careers/


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