Job Posting 66364

Community Support Worker
Delta Community Living Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Delta
closes in 3 days (Sat, 28 Nov)
full time  •  $20.52 - $23.90 / hr

We are seeking a Community Support Worker on a permanent basis.  The person will work 35 hours per week at Community Connector South.  You will ensure the wellbeing and promoting the development of individuals.  You assist with their physical, social, emotional, educational and recreational needs.  Your manner promotes greater community interdependence and personal dignity.  A result-oriented person that works with others to obtain the desired outcomes is required.  Direct program delivery interests you.  This position is open to male and female applicants.



The successful candidate:

  • Ability to provide consistent communication and collaborate with families, employers & other DCLS staff.
  • Good knowledge of Community Resources required to facilitate opportunities
  • Ability to plan and develop personal networks
  • Ability to build relationships with employers and support employment.
  • Can develop and structure relevant and meaningful options based on needs and preferences of persons served
  • Utilizes the Society’s Service Principles and Mission Statement.
  • Communicates effectively in both written and verbal formats.
  • Is effective in both a group and one-to-one setting.
  • Understands behavioural guidelines and incident reporting procedures.
  • Practices good organizational and time management skills.
  • Remains empathetic and supportive of the individuals we support and co-workers.
  • Has met the employment requirements of the Society.
  • Uses outcome-based performance for the individuals we support and for themselves.
  • Is knowledgeable of acts, regulations and programs.
  • Applies their working knowledge of community and provincial based programs including the theory, principles and practices of the field.
  • Has completed an education in Human Sciences at a degree, diploma or certificate level with twelve months practical experience or the equivalent as determined by the Society.
  • Has experience with Autism and challenging behaviours.
  • Current unrestricted Class 4 driver’s license; or the ability to acquire within probationary period.
  • Current Emergency First Aid – Community Care
  • Current FOODSAFE Level 1
  • Will be required to use own vehicle, and ensure vehicle is maintained for safety.
  • This position requires union membership.
  • Able to physically assist individuals with toileting, swimming, walking.
  • Demonstrates ability in the operation of computer software including word processing and PLP.
  • Experience with marketing and supported employment.
  • Lifting/physical work/ability to swim
  • Administrative tasks.

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