Job Posting 80034

Disability Support Worker - Day Services
Epic Opportunities
Winnipeg area
closes in 21 days (Fri, 17 Jun)
full time

Epic Opportunities has proudly supported people with intellectual disabilities to reach their life goals and build connections to the community for 50 years. Our employees give people the support to contribute to the community in valuable ways through, obtaining employment, building relationships and having equal access to opportunities that many take for granted.

What our employees do daily will vary depending on the personal goals and interests of the person or people they are assisting. Some things you could do in your role of a disability support worker include:

  • Assistance to develop lasting friendships with neighbors, peers and others
  • Exploring areas of interest that expand community involvement
  • Job coach assistance
  • Assistance with skill development
  • Providing people with information to make their own decisions
  • Literacy assistance
  • Assisting people through difficult life situations
  • Attending professional appointments
  • Providing transportation

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The ability to read, write and speak English fluently is necessary
  • The ability to multitask, problem-solve and take initiative
  • Creativity and the ability to be resourceful
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • The ability to maintain integrity in all situations
  • Valid Drivers License is required
  • Ability to work between the hours of 8am-4pm Monday to Friday.

The successful applicant will be asked to provide a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search and both a Child and Adult Abuse Registry check upon hire at their own expense (in light of long processing times for these checks we encourage applicants to apply early – this will reduce wait time to begin employment).

With a commitment to health and safety and in order to continue our mission “to provide person-centred services”, Epic Opportunities requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, as a condition of employment for all new employees. 

Competitive comprehensive benefits available .

 

 

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