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Job Number:  46656
Full Time - Community Support Worker
Job Posted: Friday, 27 July 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday, 15 August 2018
(62 days ago)
AdaptAbilities
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)

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 within the In-Home program and McKernan House Centre.

 

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).
  • 1- 2 years experience working with individuals with special needs.
  • 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.
  • A valid class 5 drivers license with access to a vehicle is an asset.
  • First Aid certification with CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Abuse Prevention and Response Protocol.
  • Clear police information check and intervention record check.

Working Conditions

 

This position is primarily Monday to Friday between 9:00am-3:00pm to a maximum of 40 hours per week. Employees may be required to work evenings and weekends.

 

Compensation Package

 

$17.25 to $22.02 per hour. An attractive health and dental benefit package, paid personal days, RRSP matching and Health Spending Account including two weeks vacation.

 

Application Deadline: August 1, 2018. E-mail cover letter and resume quoting the position title in the subject line.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
E-mail resume quoting the position title in the subject line to:
Contact Details:
AdaptAbilities
10130 82Ave
Edmonton, AB, T6E 1Z4

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


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