Job Posting 85397

Supported Independent Living Worker
WJS Canada
Northern Alberta
Fort McMurray, Alberta
closes in 3 days (Mon, 15 Aug)
full time  •  $24.85 - $27.27/Hour PLUS employer-paid health & dental benefits

Hours of Work Per Week: 36-48 hrs/wk
Scheduled Hours: 12 hr day shifts - 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 

The Program
This Supported Independent Living program supports a high functioning lady with mental illness and developmental disabilities who's goal is to live independently in her own home.

The Position
We're looking for a personable individual with compassion for individuals with disabilities and a desire to make a difference in their lives. The ideal candidate will work 12-hour days with the client to provide support for activities of daily living and mentor/encourage her to independent success.

In Your Role You Will
• mentor and teach life skills including communication, emotional regulation, budgeting, household management, sexual health, self care, relationships, and boundaries, self expression, community awareness, personal safety, etc.
• promote community inclusion in artistic, educational, recreational and volunteer activities
• link the client to community support services and employment coaching such as resume building or job searches.
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
• Grade 12 diploma
• Prefer Diploma in Disability Studies or related Social Sciences/Human Services or equivalent.
• 2 years related care experience
• 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.
• Committed to philosophies and principles of community based living for individuals in service.

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
• 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.
• A fair and equitable wage.

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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