Job Posting 94123

Night Disability Support Worker
WJS Canada
Edmonton area, Northern Alberta
Westlock, Alberta
closes in 45 days (Sat, 15 Jul)
full time  •  $18.80 - $20.40/hr PLUS employer-paid health & dental benefits

Hours of Work Per Week: 30+
Scheduled Hours: 10pm- 8am with 3 hrs sleep 4 day rotation 4 on 4 off


The Program
Program 336-40 Westlock Hen House
WJS Canada's Community Disability Services team in Westlock encourages persons with developmental disabilities to build on strengths, further develop life skills, overcome barriers and actively participate in their community.

The Position
10 hour shifts on a 4 day rotation (10pm to 8am with 3 hrs sleep)
Sleep hours are paid at $16.50/hr
You will be provided a couch to sleep on within the residence and sleep hours are paid at minimum wage $16.50/hr for 3 hours while on shift. In the event of an emergent situation, sleep staff will be responsible for awake responsibilities to provide immediate support in crisis situations.

In Your Role You Will
• Ensure a consistent, healthy and safe environment for the person-served and are available to provide immediate support in crisis situations. In the event of an emergent situation, sleep staff will be responsible for awake responsibilities.
• Support individuals with household chores, life skills, personal hygiene (if needed).
• Provide supports as per the individual's care plan
• Provide immediate support in crisis situations and use de-escalation techniques to deal with behaviours
• Administer medication, first aid if/when necessary.
• Use computer program to write objective daily reports and document notes & observations regarding the client
• Full job description available upon request

*** 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
• Two (2) years experience working with persons with a developmental disability or mental health diagnoses.
• MUST HAVE - Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License; reliable vehicle, clean driver’s abstract and adequate insurance
• Skills in coaching/assisting individuals in life skills, anger management, daily chores, self help & problem solving, etc.
• Committed to philosophies and principles of community based living for individuals in service.
• Good computer skills - as all files are electronic
• CPR/First Aid & Abuse Protocol training
• Non Violent Crisis Intervention training

What WJS Canada does
We are a close-knit national social services agency, that provides community-based services to children and families, persons with developmental disabilities, at-risk youth and young offenders, designed to foster positive life changes and increase self-esteem. Over the past 30 years, we've grown to over 700 dedicated staff, in 3 provinces, who serve approximately 1,600 persons through over 125 services.

Our Employees Enjoy
• Employer-paid Dental & Extended Health benefits • Regular wage increases at 6 months and 1 year employment.
• Staff training and opportunities to learn/work in a wide array of programs.
• An empowering balance of independence and supervision.
• Best practices programming and innovative client care.

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