Job Posting 70361

Individually Supported Community Living Support Worker (One-to-One)
Archway Community Services
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
Abbotsford
closed 5 days ago (Wed, 5 May)
part time  •  $21.00 - $22.00 per hour

JOB SUMMARY

 

The Community Living Support Worker is responsible for assisting an individual (one-to-one) with diverse abilities participate in social and recreational activities, and/or volunteer work experience opportunities within the Discovery program and within their community. This position includes connecting the individual served to community resources and providing a variety of daily activities, with the view of helping them strive for further independence, inclusion, and improved quality of life.

 

Responsibilities

  • Engage in one-to-one support to develop Individual Service Plan, which is reflective of the person’s individual goals, to be reviewed regularly.
  • Works collaboratively with the individual to review and evaluate their progress, and adjust their individual service plan, as required.
  • Identify and offer social, recreational and skill building opportunities that are reflective of the person’s interests; provide support, guidance, and instruction to facilitate participation.
  • Identify and access community resources that meet individual needs, including volunteer work experience options; ensuring all activities are delivered in accordance with the philosophies of Archway and Community Living
  • Provide personalized care to the person you are assisting in a dignified manner, when needed.
  • Connect with the individual and/or their family by telephone and/or video conferencing, as needed.
  • Meet with individual for outreach services where they are located in the community.
  • Encourage all parties to abide by COVID-19 provincial public health directives and Archway COVID-19 safety protocols.
  • Accompanies and/or transports the person served to activities.
  • Maintain daily progress notes and other documentation, ensuring all required documentation is complete and accurate.
  • Monitor individual satisfaction and funder satisfaction of current programming.
  • Ensures effective program delivery that is consistent with agency and program mandate, policies, and procedures and as per CARF and CLBC program standards.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings, team workshops, agency trainings and professional development sessions and activities.
  • Upholds and promotes an atmosphere of dignity and respect in line with the philosophy and policies of Archway Community Services.
  • Completes additional duties as assigned by the Community Living Manager

Requirements and Qualifications

 

Education and Certification:

  • Diploma in the human services
  • Satisfactory Criminal Records Check
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers’ License, Satisfactory Driver’s Abstract
  • Has access to a reliable personal vehicle to be used when needed

Experience:

  • A minimum of one-year work experience supporting persons with diverse abilities.
  • Fluency in Punjabi Language required

Knowledge and Skill Set

  • Well developed interpersonal helping skills, oral and written communication skills.
  • Strength-based perspective in all areas of work.
  • Excellent organization, time, and general management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively, independently and with other program staff, relevant service providers and community members, awareness of community resources and referral sources.
  • Able to use virtual meeting platforms like Microsoft Teams and Cisco WebEx.
  • Ability to engage in public speaking as needed.
  • Strong planning, organizing, and time management skills, able to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent relationship building and networking skills; able to build rapport with individuals, families/caregivers, and team members.
  • Ability to maintain individual confidentiality and professional boundaries.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • This position requires meeting in-person, requiring adherence to COVID-19 safety protocols.
  • This position requires driving and use of personal vehicle.
  • This position may require working with individuals in both the Discovery and Individualized programs.

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