Job Posting 84860

Adult, Youth, and/or Child Worker
Thrive Social Services Society
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
Community-based, throughout CRD
closed 6 days ago (Mon, 27 Jun)
on-call / relief / casual  •  $23.10 hourly, plus 10.2% in lieu of statutory holidays and vacation, as per Collective Agreement

Job Title: Adult, Youth, and/or Child Worker - Community Living Services for Adults - Casual

Closing Date: June 27, 2022

Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Summary:

If you are interested in some flexible community support work, we have a place for you on our experienced team!

Community Living Services for Adults provides support to adults with developmental disabilities. We are looking for as-needed staff who can provide outreach support to our clients. Each staff works independently to meet the support needs of our clients, which can include anything from fitness and leisure activities to budgeting to meal preparation. This position will provide occasional weekly support to a small caseload of clients.

Wage/Salary: $23.10 hourly, plus 10.2% in lieu of statutory holidays and vacation, as per Collective Agreement

Location: Community-based, throughout CRD

Hours of Work: Shifts are between 2 and 7 hours, Monday to Friday, with some flexibility to set your own hours.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes, and implements educational, recreational, social, and life skills-based programming, as per Individual Service Plan
  • Monitors, reviews, and evaluates progress made by person served; modifies programming as required
  • Acts as an advocate for the person served, including attending meetings with person served
  • Light personal care may be required
  • Recognizes, assesses, and develops strategies to manage potential and emerging crisis situations
  • Identifies and/or makes referrals to social, financial, recreational, and educational services in the community to further support identified needs of the person served. Liaises with other agencies, professionals, government officials and the community as necessary
  • Works with team members and Program Manager to address global needs of the program and persons served
  • Participates in working groups, committees, and other similar agency activities as required
  • Maintains complete, legible, and organized documentation on activities of person served, progress made on ISP goals, and all other documentation required the by program
  • Meets timelines for submission of all documentation established under program and CARF Accreditation standards
  • Maintains best-practice standards as identified by Thrive Social Services Society Policy and Procedure Manual and Health & Safety Handbook
  • Maintains cleanliness of worksite, including any agency vehicle(s) used by the program
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor

Education, Training, and Experience:

  • Community Support Worker diploma or an equivalent combination of education and training
  • One year of previous relevant work experience required
  • Good written and verbal reporting skills
  • Understanding of concepts and values of community living
  • First Aid with CPR-C required (may be completed upon hire)

Additional Information:

  • Job has physical demands such as walking, bending, lifting, etc.
  • Valid driver’s license is required
  • Use of a vehicle with business insurance is required

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