Job Posting 72431

Support Coordinator
Winnifred Stewart Association
Edmonton area
11130 131 Street, Edmonton, AB T5M 1C1
closed yesterday (Fri, 30 Jul)
on-call / relief / casual  •  16.50

SATURDAY & SUNDAY 2:30pm - 10pm

SATURDAY & SUNDAY 3pm - 11pm

The Relief Support Coordinator is a casual position which provides direct support to adults with developmental disabilities.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be available to work a minimum of two (2) shifts per week to maintain Relief employment status.
  • Must be available to work in any one of our 9 residences located throughout the city or within the main facility.
  • Must provide a Vulnerable Sector Security Clearance.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who possess their own vehicle, a valid Class 5 Driver’s License.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work independently and as part of a team to provide direct support to Individuals with varying degrees of needs.
  • Assist with personal care and hygiene, planning, organizing and participating in outings and activities, preparing for daily activities, and arranging transportation as required.
  • Ensure Individuals receive the highest level of care which includes adhering to specific requirements with respect to medication, dietary restrictions, exercise and programming.
  • Complete lifts and transfers in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Participate in meal planning, grocery shopping, meal preparation and monitoring food intake for restricted diets and diabetic protocols.
  • Follow and monitor care plans, positive behavior supports and restrictive procedures and complete documentation as required.
  • Support Individuals in developing positive relationships and engage individuals in all daily activities.
  • Receive and deliver medication as required, ensuring all medication policies and processes are strictly adhered to.
  • Encourage and assist as needed in communication with parents/family (e.g., phone calls, visits, letters).
  • Work closely with and take direction from immediate supervisor to ensure all aspects of the role are being achieved.
  • Complete housekeeping duties to ensure sanitary work areas and hygiene standards are followed to ensure the safety of all staff and Individuals.
  • Complete light maintenance as necessary, e.g. changing light bulbs, yard maintenance, snow removal, etc.
  • Create clear and concise records, required reports, and other essential documentation as required.
  • Communicate in a professional, timely, accurate, and respectful way with individuals, families, guardians, staff, and community members.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Preferably completion of/ or working towards post-secondary education in a relevant discipline.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Well-developed Microsoft Office skills which include Outlook email and Word.
  • Effective time-management and priority-setting skills, and the ability to balance competing demands/priorities.
  • The ability to model and support the development of basic living, personal and social skills.
  • Valid First Aid and CPR certification is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team.
  • The ability to work various shift schedules in a physically demanding environment as required.

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