Job Posting 96571

Night Disability Support Worker
WJS Canada
Edmonton area, Northern Alberta
Vegreville, Alberta
closes in 61 days (Thu, 30 Nov)
full time  •  $20.09 - $23.00/hr PLUS health & dental benefits with monthly premiums paid by employer

Scheduled Hours: 12 hour rotating awake shifts: 7pm - 7am

Week 1: Monday/Tuesday, Friday/Saturday/Sunday

Week 2: Tuesday/Wednesday


The Program
304-32 Dakota House
WJS staff encourage the individuals they serve to live a full life with personalized care based on individual needs. Our commitment is to provide the people we serve with programs that maximize progress and independence, support unique strengths and qualities, and encourage integration into the community.

The Position
This front-line role assists persons served with behavior supports and personal care leading up to bedtime, during overnight hours and with morning routine.
Typical overnight shift may include:
• 7pm - evening activities; assist/model nightly bed-time routine (personal hygiene, brushing teeth, etc.)
• Overnight awake duties will include - basic household chores (light cleaning, laundry, meal prep), completing log notes, other reports and training, etc.
Will ensure a consistent, healthy and safe environment for persons in care, and if needed, provide immediate support in crisis situations.
• client wakes until 7am - assist/model a regular morning routine, including normal hygiene, household tasks (including food prep, daily chores, etc.)

In Your Role You Will
• Teach/model personal independent living skills (hygiene, chores, behavior regulation, etc) or assist with direct care of high needs and/or medically fragile individuals, as required.
• Assist and support individuals to participate in a meaningful way in their personal life planning definition of personal goals.
• Minimize risks and maximize participation/inclusion in the individual’s physical, social and recreational environments.
• Administer medical administration or first aid, according to prescribed procedures.
• Participates in shift exchanges, staff communication and communication of issues or concerns.
• Maintain required documentation.

*** 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
• Minimum High School Diploma
• One (1) year experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, mental health concerns, complex needs, etc.
• Experience with implementing behavior plans and providing personal care and aids to daily living (ADLs)
• MANDATORY - A valid Class 5 Driver License with clear driving abstract and reliable transportation
• Clear criminal record check and social services involvement check
• A positive attitude and belief that persons with disabilities have the right / responsibility to define and pursue their life choices, and pursue active participation and involvement in the community.
• Skills in assisting individuals in anger management, daily living, self help, etc.
• First Aid/CPR Certification
• Crisis Prevention Intervention, Medication Administration, Abuse Protocol, Proactive Procedures and Behavioural Strategies, Foundations and Disabilities Training
• Knowledge of basic health and safety rules and guidelines for personal health and safety, as appropriate.
Not sure you meet the requirements? We may be able to consider diverse combinations of skills, education and experience, so please apply.

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
• Generous benefit packages (for full time employees)
• Safe, supportive and caring team environment
• Training programs to ensure professional development and career development
• Flexible hours

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