Job Posting 89695

Adult, Youth, and/or Child Worker
Thrive Social Services Society
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
Community-based, throughout CRD
closed 3 days ago (Mon, 28 Nov)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $23.10 hourly, plus benefit package after probationary period

Job Title: Adult, Youth, and/or Child Worker - Community Living Services for Adults - Full-time, Temporary (12 month parental leave)

Closing Date: November 28, 2022

Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Summary:

Community Living Services for Adults provides support to adults with developmental disabilities. We are looking for an experienced support worker to join our team and provide outreach (in the community or in client homes) support to our clients. Each staff works independently to meet the needs of our clients, which can include anything from fitness and leisure, budgeting, meal preparation, and group activities. This position carries a regular caseload of 5-8 clients. It is well suited to someone who enjoys creative, independent work and long-term relationships with their clients.

Wage/Salary:$23.10 hourly, plus benefit package after probationary period

Location: Community-based, throughout CRD

Hours of Work:35 hours/week with flexible schedule. Shifts are variable lengths between 9am and 6pm, Monday to Friday.

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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