Job Posting 71401

Community Disability Support Worker
WJS Canada
Edmonton area
closed 3 days ago (Fri, 11 Jun)
full time  •  $20.09 - $23/hr

Community Disability Support Worker – Vegreville, Alberta

Job#: J0521-0763
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
City: Vegreville, Alberta
Scheduled Days & Hours Each Week: 40+ hrs/wk; 12-hour day shifts on a two-week rotation.
Compensation: $20.09 - $23/hr

The Program
304-37 Leaf's program

The Position
Our team support people with developmental disabilities in becoming empowered and active in their community regardless of the challenges they face - developmental disabilities, acquired brain injury, FASD, autism, mental health concerns, dual diagnosis. By focusing on the individuals and their progress, we encourage goal setting and provide training/modelling to help clients reach goals of independence and community inclusion.
*Complex need rate ($20.09+/hr) paid when supporting complex needs clients. Regular rate ($17.09-$20) paid for training/meetings/non-complex needs work.*

Our Employees Enjoy
• Generous benefit packages (for staff 30+hrs/wk) including: Employer-paid Dental & Extended Health with 100% prescription coverage, 2 weeks annual vacation to start and more!
• Safe, respectful and caring team environment
• Training and career development
• Flexible hours

NOTE* CUPE union membership required

In Your Role You Will
• Support individuals through life and social skills training.
• Model &/or when required, provide personal care i.e. grooming, dental care, bathing, toileting, etc.,
• Teach/assist the individual to complete daily household tasks (food preparation, laundry, cleaning, etc.)
• Drive individual in your own vehicle to appointments, day programs, community events, etc.
• Encourage participation and social interaction within the community (vocational, recreational, leisure activities)
• Communicate/document information relating to program changes/service recipient changes.

*** Prior to confirmation of employment all applicants must provide a current (dated within 6 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
• A positive attitude and belief that persons with disabilities have the right to pursue life choices, and participate in their community.
• MANDATORY - A valid Class 5 Driver License, clear driving abstract and reliable vehicle with suitable insurance.
• High School Diploma or GED
• 1 year similar experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities & complex needs. Educational Assistant, Nurse or Health Care Aide experience may be considered.
• Anger management, daily living, self help, skills training.
• First Aid/CPR Certification
• Crisis Prevention Intervention, Medication Administration, Abuse Protocol, Proactive Procedures and Behavioural Strategies, Foundations and Disabilities Training
• Knowledge of basic health and safety rules and guidelines for personal health and safety, as appropriate.

What WJS Canada does
• Community-based homes and residential care
• Independent living and family support services
• Day programs, community involvement, employment
• Behaviour, emotional and mental health support                            

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