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Job Number:  58021
Disability Support Worker
Job Posted: Wednesday, 2 October 2019
Closing Date: Tuesday, 15 October 2019
(9 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton, Alberta Salary: $20.09 - $23.00/Hour ($15/hr sleep rate)

Job Number: J1019-0092

Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
City: Edmonton, Alberta
Hours of Work Per Week: 30+
Scheduled Days & Hours Each Week: Overnight sleep shift (10pm-8am) Weekdays AND (8pm-8am) Every second weekend
Closing Date: October 14, 2019
Compensation: $20.09 - $23.00/Hour

The Program

WJS Canada works with challenged individuals develop socially acceptable behaviours and make connections within their communities. Support services are based on empowering individuals to develop to their maximum potential in the least disruptive manner possible, we accomplish this by tailoring individual behavioural support plans to meet their emotional, behavioral and mental health needs.

The Position

WJS Canada is hiring for a highly motivated Complex Behaviours Youth Worker to support/supervise a client with challenging behaviours and developmental disabilities including: developmental challenges, Intermittent Explosive Disorder, Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD) and dual diagnosis. In this role, you will deal with challenging behaviours on a daily basis. During overnight hours, staff ensure a consistent, healthy and safe environment for the person in care and are available to provide immediate support in crisis situations. In the event of an emergent situation sleep staff will be responsible for awake responsibilities.

In Your Role You Will

Overnight sleep shift: $20.09 - $23.00/hr during awake hours & $15.00/hr Sleep wage

• During overnight hours staff ensure a consistent, healthy and safe environment for the persons in care and are available to provide immediate support in crisis situations.
• In the event of an emergent situation sleep staff will be responsible for awake responsibilities.
• Deal with challenging behaviours on a daily basis.
• During overnight hours provide immediate support in crisis situations.
• Assist in the design, implementation & evaluation of ISPs, program specific policies & procedures.
• Administer medication, first aid, or notify emergency medical personnel if/when necessary.

 

*** 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

Preference will be given to mature, physically fit and highly skilled applicants with significant experience in Disability Services & challenging behaviours.

• Only those applicants with a minimum 2+ years experience working with children/youth with challenging behaviours & significant mental health concerns will be considered for this challenging position
• Prefer a Certificate, Diploma or Degree – Disability Service Worker, Special Education or related field; Grade 12 Diploma minimum requirement;
• Personal care/hygiene experience.
• Valid class 5 driver license (not GDL – no restrictions) with clear driving abstract and reliable vehicle
• Clear criminal record check & social services involvement check (UPLOAD COPY IF AVAILABLE)
• Current First Aid/CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certification (NVCI or CPI)
• Work well in an environment with potential for aggression/violence; physical intervention skills an asset
• Training in Abuse Protocol, Medication Administration, Proactive Procedures & Behavioural Strategies, Crisis Prevention Intervention
• Confident & able to function in a crisis

What WJS Canada does

WJS Canada provides social services to children, youth, adults and families facing difficulties. We provide support and services to persons with developmental disabilities, at-risk youth, offenders who wish to rejoin and contribute to their community and adults recovering from an acquired brain injury.

Our Employees Enjoy

• Safe, supportive and caring team environment
• Training programs to ensure professional development and career development
• Flexible hours
• Generous benefit packages for full time employees including, employer paid extended health, dental, AD&D, Dependent Life Insurance.

How to Apply
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Hiring Manager: Alishia Danychuk - Program Manager
Contact Details
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