Job Posting 86460

Supported Independent Living Worker
WJS Canada
Northern Alberta
Fort McMurray
closes in 37 days (Thu, 15 Sep)
part time  •  $21.21/hr

Hours of Work Per Week: 12 hours/wk
Scheduled Days Each Week: Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday
Scheduled Hours: 3 shifts of 4 hours

The Program
This Supported Independent Living program supports a married couple with developmental disabilities with daily living, maintaining their home and paying bills.

The Position
We're looking for a compassionate individual to work 4 hrs/day (Mon - Thurs) with the client to teach life skills, provide support for activities of daily living (household tasks, banking, etc.) and mentor/encourage her to independent success.
Some flexibility with these hours may be required upon client request.

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.

*** 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 life skills 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
• 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

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