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Disability Support Worker - Residential (Part Time)


Job details:

The Disability Support Worker provides assistance to adults with intellectual disabilities to reach their life goals and build connections to the community. Our employees give people the support to contribute to the community in valuable ways through living independently in their own homes, obtaining employment, building relationships and having equal access to opportunities that many take for granted.

What our employees do daily will vary depending on the personal goals and interests of the person or people they are assisting. Some things you could do in your role of a disability support worker include;

  • Assistance to develop lasting friendships with neighbors, peers and others
  • Exploring areas of interest that expand community involvement
  • Job coach assistance
  • Assistance with skill development
  • Providing people with information to make their own choices
  • Literary assistance
  • Assisting people through difficult life situations
  • Assistance in maintaining a personal home
  • Meal preparation
  • Medication administration
  • Attending professional appointments
  • Providing transportation...and more.

As with all of our positions applicants will be asked to provide an original Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS) and an original clear Child Abuse Registry Check at their own expense prior to hire.   

Qualifications:
  • Disability and Community Support Diploma or Degree in Social Sciences is preferred
  • Other related experience and education will be considered
  • Experience supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities
  • The ability to read, write and speak English fluently is necessary
  • The ability to multitask, problem-solve and take initiative
  • Creativity and the ability to be resourceful
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to maintain integrity in all situations
  • Knowledge of the Vulnerable Persons Act is an asset
  • First Aid Certification is an asset
  • Valid Drivers License & Access to a vehicle is an asset

Successful Candidates will be team players who demonstrate a positive attitude and the desire to support people with intellectual disabilities to reach their goals and be participating members of the community.

Starting wage $11.46-$12.38 hourly, depending on qualifications. Shift premiums and competitive comprehensive benefits available for qualifying positions.

Please indicate in your cover letter "Residential - Part Time" when applying for these positions. Please note that all of our current part time positions include weekend shifts.

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To apply for the Disability Support Worker - Residential (Part Time) job at Epic Opportunities , send your resume to Human Resources at careers@epicmb.ca
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Company Name

Epic Opportunities

Posted By

Human Resources
careers@epicmb.ca

Job Category

Post Date

February 7, 2013 (Long time ago)


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