Hours of Work Per Week: 30+
Scheduled Hours: 8am- 6pm 4 day rotation 4 on 4 off
336-40 Westlock Hen House
This long-term program encourages persons with developmental disabilities to build on strengths, further develop life skills, overcome barriers and actively participate in their community.
The Community Disability Support Worker working 30+ hrs/wk, 4 shifts on, 4 off rotation (8am - 6pm), to assess individual needs and requirements, as well as provide support for activities of daily living (ADLs), including personal care (bathing)
In Your Role You Will
• Assist client to develop personal home living skills, this will include providing personal care (bathing) and lifts/transfers.
• Mentor client towards achieving Individual Support Plan (ISP) goals, including life skills and household chores (meal prep, cleaning, hygiene, etc.)
• Drive person in care (in your own vehicle) and supervise/participate with the client in recreational, leisure, vocational (training/employment) activities in the community.
• Support client during setbacks and celebrating successes with them.
• Assist individual with behavioural, emotional and social needs/skills
• Administer medication, first aid if/when necessary.
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
• Experience working with developmental disability or mental illness: 2 years
• MUST HAVE - Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License; reliable vehicle, clean driver’s abstract and adequate insurance
• Must be physically able to do lifts/transfers and be able to provide personal care, such as bathing, etc.
• 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 - as all files are electronic
• CPR/First Aid & Abuse Protocol training
• Non Violent Crisis Intervention training
What WJS Canada does
• Make a positive difference in the lives of the people you serve.
• Provide standard-setting service.
• Enhance and strengthen your community.
• Enjoy a challenging, safe, healthy and rewarding workplace.
Our Employees Enjoy
• A fair and equitable wage.
• An excellent Health and Dental benefit plan, with premiums paid by the employer!
• Programming that meets current best practices.
• Innovation that sets and defines new standards of care.
• An empowering balance of independence and supervision.
• World-class staff training and personal development.
We recognize that equity diversity and inclusion (EDI) is an important element in our work and in our day to day lives.
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