Job Posting 60388

Community Support Worker (One to One)
Fraserside Community Services Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, New Westminster, BC
closes in 5 days (Tue, 28 Jan)
contract - part time  •  $21.50 per hour

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

POSTING #20-CL-CSW-CI-04

 

Fraserside Community Services Society invites applications for the following position:

 

Job Title:              Community Support Worker (One to One position) 

Program:              COMMUNITY INCLUSION DAY PROGRAMS

Classification:      Standard Grid Level 10 – Community Support Worker

Rate of Pay:          $21.50 per hour and increments in accordance with the terms of the Collective Agreement

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Community Support Worker supports clients with developmental disabilities in community based activities; works with all clients and the team and implement individual and group planning, training and support; develops program and community activities based on individual's choices, interests and abilities; provides client supervision and support, and daily living, social, life and work skills training to promote skill development, community participation and integration; participates and assists team members in the ongoing development and operation of the program, including developing curriculum and facilitating client workshops, and planning structured client activities; carries out assignments with client(s) following set protocols and programs.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Diploma in the human services field and at least one year recent experience working with people who have developmental disabilities or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Responsiveness and sensitivity to the needs of persons with disabilities (in a 1:1 setting), strong community living values and organizational skills are a must
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge/training in behaviour approach and experience working with individuals having challenging behaviours, mobility impairments and alternate communication systems
  • Appropriate role modelling and willingness to participate in diverse daily activities (community, recreational, vocational, employment, daily living, one-to-one, etc.) and work with a broad range of individuals
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully implement instructional and proactive training and community inclusion programs for clients
  • Prior Knowledge and training in use of mechanical lifts and ability to perform lifts and transfers upto 40lbs
  • Skilled in developing, implementing, monitoring and documenting individual service plans and training plans
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to working effectively with diverse populations
  • Ability to work well in an unsupervised setting, adhere to check in procedures and follow “working alone” policies
  • Valid First Aid/CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certification; Mandt System Training an asset
  • Class 4 Restricted BC Driver’s License; Clean Drivers Abstract, Reliable personal vehicle with business insurance and $3,000,000 third-party legal liability insurance required
  • Working knowledge of Windows operating system and MS Word; familiarity with an electronic case management system is preferred
  • Successful Criminal Record Check

 

HOURS OF WORK: 30 hrs/week; Monday-Friday (9:00am-3:00pm); Start and finish times may vary and flexibility with hours of work is required to meet client and program needs as determined by the Program Coordinator.

 

This is a temporary position for three months.

 

This position is open to applicants of all genders.  This position requires union membership.  Applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and resume that quotes the posting number, provide an E-mail address and telephone number, and include qualifications, experience and any other information that may assist the Society in arriving at a hiring decision.

 

DATE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POSTED:                                  January 14, 2020

DATE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CLOSED:                                  January 28, 2020

 

Fraserside is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest in Fraserside. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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