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Position Details: Community Disability Worker - Day Program, Sherwood Park

Location: Sherwood Park, AB
Openings: 1
Salary Range: $15.61 - $20.15

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Position: Community Disability Worker
Location: Sherwood Park Day Program
Hours: Monday - Friday, various hours
*Please attach a cover letter indicating your availabilty*

Overview
The Aspen Village program provides services to meet a wide variety of individual care needs such as aging/senior care, medically complex, mental health, addictions and behavioral needs, support for end of life care.

The role of the Community Disability Worker is critical to the success of the clients supported.  The role requires individuals with a positive attitude that also acknowledge the gifts, talents, and passions of persons with disabilities.  Indidividuals would have an aptitude for service and support, and a relevant knowledge and skill base of working in the disabiiity sector.  As a Community Disability Worker, it is your job to help our clients fulfill their goals and aspirations. 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Support individuals to complete daily tasks, while encouraging independence and positive choice
  • Perform/assist with personal care, administering medications, and wheel chair transfers
  • Encourage individuals to pursue healthy living, fitness, recreational activities, and positive behaviors
  • Assist individuals to achieve their full potential in employment, social, community, and residential experiences
  • Report to the Community Disability Practitioner and/or Team Leader
Requirements
  • Permanent Canadian Resident
  • Experience supportingindividuals with disabilities
  • Behavioral experience an asset
  • Grade 12 or equivilant; and/or experience, education, and training working in the disabiity sector
  • Valid Driver's License and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Able to provide a clear Criminal Record Check (with a vulnerable sector check) and clear Child Intervention Check prior to commencing employment
  • Experience with lifts and transfers
  • Ability to communicate effectively

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