Part-Time Disability Services Worker
Hours of Work Per Week: 17.5 (35hrs every 2 weeks)
302-31 Edmonton Oak House
WJS Canada is hiring a highly qualified Disability Support Worker to work 1:1 (one on one) with a 31 year old female diagnosed with ADHD, a mild cognitive delay, Velocardiofacial syndrome, executive disfunction, memory disorder, poly substance abuse, borderline personality disorder, and hearing loss. Individual will need daily transportation in staff's vehicle, employment support, support keeping cleaning her home each shift, and other daily supports. Please note individual has two pet cats.
Challenging behaviours occur on a daily basis and therefore, only applicants with de-escalation & harm reduction techniques and previous experience supporting persons with high behaviours and complex needs will be contacted for an interview.
The person served is diagnosed with ADHD, a mild cognitive delay, Velocardiofacial syndrome, executive disfunction, memory disorder, poly substance abuse, borderline personality disorder, and hearing loss.
Only self-motivated applicants with advanced critical thinking skills and 2+ years experience working with significant mental health concerns, aggressive behaviours and/or trauma will be considered.
In Your Role You Will:
*** 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:
Not sure you meet the requirements? We still welcome you to apply, as we may be able to consider diverse combinations of skills, education and experience.
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