Job Posting 78953

Community Disability Support Worker
WJS Canada
Northern Alberta
Slave Lake, Alberta
closes in 37 days (Mon, 28 Feb)
part time  •  $19.72 - $21.30/Hour

Community Disability Support Worker - Slave Lake, Alberta

Monday to Friday: 7am to 9am & 4pm to 8pm

Saturday & Sunday: 12pm-5pm Two Week Rotation:

Week 1: Sun, Wed, Thurs

Week 2: Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat
Number of Positions: 2

The Program
344-35 Bluebird House
WJS Canada operates several community living programs in Slave Lake to support people with developmental disabilities in becoming active, empowered and involved in their community regardless of the challenges they face - developmental disabilities, acquired brain injury, FASD, autism, and dual diagnosis.

The Position
Hiring 2 part-time positions averaging 20 hrs/wk.
The Community Disability Support Workers provide physical, behavioural, emotional and social supports/supervision both in the residence and the community. Our passion is to improve all aspects of a person`s life by focusing on the individuals and their progress. We encourage daily independence and self-sufficiency together with community inclusion.

Weekdays split shift: 7am-9am and 4pm-8pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12pm-5pm

Typical weekday shift may include:
• 7am-9am - assist person-served with regular morning routine, including personal hygiene, household tasks (including food prep, daily chores, light cleaning, etc.)
• 9am - Drive person-served to their scheduled day program
• Person-served attends day program 9am to 4pm - doesn't require supports
• 4pm-8pm - assist person-served with evening routine including household tasks (food prep, household chores, light cleaning, etc.) and personal hygiene, while ensuring a consistent, healthy and safe environment.

In Your Role You Will
• Ensure individuals basic needs are met, i.e., hygiene, personal care, life skills and social/occupational skills.
• Assist with day to day operation and maintenance of the residence/program facility (May include food preparation, cleaning, and/or assisting the person in service with the completion of these tasks, etc.)
• Transport individual(s), in your own vehicle to appointments, vocational or day program activities and encourage community inclusion.
• Assist and support individuals with developing and achieving personal goals.
• Observe/document physical, developmental and psychological needs of individuals in service.
• Contribute toward design, implementation and evaluation of individual service plans, program specific policies & procedures.
• Communicate/document information that relates to program changes/service recipient changes to peers, ministry representatives and other stakeholders as required.

COVID-19: Please be aware that governments and/or funders within our service sectors are mandating services be provided by employees that are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination will be required at time of hiring.

*** 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
• One (1) year experience working with persons with a developmental disability.
• Grade 12 High School Diploma or GED with a preference for College Certificate or Diploma
• MUST HAVE - Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License; reliable vehicle, clean driver’s abstract and adequate insurance
• Demonstrated skills in coaching/assisting individuals in life skills, anger management, daily chores, self help & problem solving, etc.
• Committed to philosophies and principles of community based living for individuals in service.
• Good computer skills are required as all files are electronic
• Clear Criminal Record and Child Welfare Intervention Check
• CPR/First Aid & Abuse Protocol training ( if necessary, will consider providing training)
• Non Violent Crisis Intervention training

What WJS Canada does
WJS helps people with developmental disabilities thrive in their communities through a variety of programs and services, including:
• Community-based homes and residential care
• Supportive Independent living
• Family support services, including respite care
• Behaviour, emotional and mental health support

Our Employees Enjoy
• Safe, respectful and caring team environment
• Training programs and career development
• Flexible hours

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