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Position Details: Community Disability Worker - Weekends

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

Description:

Position: Community Disability Worker
Location: Residential Homes, Sherwood Park/Fort Saskatchewan
Hours: Saturday & Sunday 
*Please attach a cover letter indicating your availability*

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 Resident of Canada
  • A clear understanding of working with individuals with disabilities
  • Effective communication
  • 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
  • Behavioral Support Experience required in some locations
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