Job Posting 93185

Community Disability Support Workers
WJS Canada
Northern Alberta
Fort McMurray, Alberta
closes in 117 days (Sun, 24 Sep)
on-call / relief / casual  •  $22.43+/hr plus pay in lieu of benefits

WJS Canada, a national, social services agency, supports persons with diverse abilities to learn new skills, achieve goals, increase independence and participate in their community.
Some programs require a gender-specific position based the needs of the persons served; assistance with personal care, dressing and hygiene, trauma based behaviors, and/or at the request of the family/guardian.

The Position
Work as much or as little as you desire.
WJS Canada, is building our 24/7 CASUAL FLOAT POOL to work a variety of shifts as a Community Disability Support Worker, covering staff illness, leaves, vacation etc. in Vegreville, Alberta.
AVAILABILITY to work day, night (sleep) or Night (awake) shifts
WHEN DO I WORK? Set your availability and pick up any available open shifts.
HOW MUCH WILL I MAKE? $22.43+/hr plus pay in lieu of benefits
*Work in complex needs programs is an additional $3/hr*
WHEN CAN I START? As soon as possible!
Complete the signup process and provide the required security clearances.
Grow with us! As casual staff, you are also eligible to apply for part-time and full-time jobs!

In Your Role You Will
• Assist persons with developmental disabilities in a private residential or group home setting achieve their goals, become more independent and involved in their community.
• Supports vary according to individual service plans and goals; from personal care, housekeeping or companionship to developing a specific skill to learning general living skills like budgeting, meal planning, shopping.
• Support may be provided one-on-one or with others.
• promote inclusion in community activities involving artistic, educational, recreational programming and participation in the volunteer sector.
• 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 or diploma in Disability Studies or related Social Sciences/Human Services or equivalent.
- Minimum 2 years community rehabilitation experience as well as experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Specialized education and training and/or demonstrated success in relevant settings.
- 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
WJS helps people with developmental disabilities thrive in their communities through a variety of programs and services, including:
• Community-based homes and residential care
• Supportive Independent living
• Family support services, including respite care
• Day programs, community involvement, employment
• Behaviour, emotional and mental health support

Our Employees Enjoy
• Opportunities to grow into part-time or full-time employment
• Generous benefit packages for full time employees including, extended health, dental, AD&D, Dependent Life Insurance.
• Safe, supportive and caring team environment
• Training programs to ensure professional development and career development
• Flexible hours

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