Job Type: Permanent, Part-Time
City: Fort McMurray, Alberta
Hours of Work Per Week: 25hrs/wk
Scheduled Days & Hours Each Week: Split Shift: 6:30am - 8:30am M-F 2:30pm-5:30pm M-F Every other Friday will be an 8 hour day.
Program 348-36 Ft McMurray Supported Independent Living Program
Supports for a young man with developmental disabilities who lives in his family home.
Bona Fide Occupational Requirement: This a gender-specific position based upon the behaviour and needs of the person served.
Duties include planning day program, attending activities of interest, teaching life and daily living skills.
In Your Role You Will
• Mentor and teach life skills including communication, emotional regulation, budgeting, household management, sexual health, self care, relationships, and boundaries, self expression, community awareness, personal safety, etc.
• Promote community inclusion in artistic, educational, recreational and volunteer activities
• 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
• Must be physically active.
• Good understanding of nonverbal communication is an asset.
• Grade 12 diploma
• Prefer Diploma in Disability Studies or related Social Sciences/Human Services or equivalent.
• 2 years related life skills experience
• 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.
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
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
• 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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