Job Posting 81444

Community Disability Support Worker
WJS Canada
Northern Alberta
Fort McMurray, Alberta
closes in 8 days (Tue, 31 May)
part time  •  $21.21+/Hour

Disability Services Worker - Ft McMurray

Job Title: Disability Services Worker - Ft McMurray 
Job Type: Permanent, Part-Time 10 - 20 hrs/wk
Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta
Schedule: Monday to Friday (currently 2 hrs/day 1-3pm, but increases to 4 hrs/day, once client & support worker have built a relationship)
Compensation: $21.21+/Hour

The Program
Program 348-36 Ft McMurray Supported Independent Living (SIL) Program
Supports for a young man with developmental disabilities, living in his family home, who wishes to attend activities of interest and develop life skills.

The Position
Duties include planning day program, attending activities of interest, teaching life and daily living skills.
Good understanding of nonverbal communication and experience with Autism is an asset.

In Your Role You Will
• Mentor and teach life skills including communication skills, coping with emotions and change, budgeting, household management, boundaries and self care, relationships, self expression, social skills, coping tools, community awareness, personal safety, etc.
• Encourage/promote inclusion in community activities involving artistic, educational, recreational programming and participation in the volunteer sector.
• Transport individual, in your own vehicle to appointments, vocational or day program activities.• Link the client to community support services.

*** 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
• Grade 12 diploma or diploma in Disability Studies or related Social Sciences/Human Services or equivalent.
Training or Experience:
• Minimum two years community rehabilitation experience as well as experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Specialized education and training and/or demonstrated success in relevant settings.
• Clear Criminal Record Check and Child Welfare check.
• Valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s license, Driver’s Abstract and proof of insurability.
• First Aid/CPR, Restrictive Procedures, Abuse Protocols, Non Violent Crisis Prevention Intervention.
• Must be able to understand non-verbal clues.
• Use of common/business computer applications.
• Committed to philosophies and principles of community based living for individuals in service.

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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