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Position Details: Community Disability Practitioner - ILO Day Program

Location: Sherwood Park, AB
Openings: 1
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Description:

Hours: 
Weeks 1-4
Monday - Friday 

Overview:

The Independent Living Options program is looking for an individual who is flexible with change, demonstrates independent problem solving, and enjoys working within a large team.  

The Community Disability Practitioner provides direct support to individuals with disabilities, as well as participating in assessment, individual service planning, and plan implementation.  Individuals would take on a supervisory role and oversee Community Disability Workers. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement individual service plans designated to support and assist with individual development, community support/development, behavior management, and/or personal care
  • Assist and support individuals to participate in a meaningful way in their personal life planning, in the identification and definition of personal goals and aspirations
  • Be aware of and adhere to established policies, practices, and operational protocols
  • Maintain clear and objective records and complete required reports and other documentation as required
  • Assist with orientation of new staff
  • May co-supervise with and report to Team Leader/Coordinator
  • Responsible for client caseload management, ensuring client floats are current and accounted for

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Permanent Canadian Resident
  • Effective time and priority management skills
  • A positive attitude and belief that persons with disabilities have the right and responsibility to define and pursue life choices 
  • Well defined coaching and mentoring skills
  • Behavioral Support experience
  • Disabilities Studies Diploma or related diploma/degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year experience in working with individuals with disabilities in a Day Program are an asset
  • Effective communication skills
  • Valid Alberta Driver's Licens and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Able to provide a clear Criminal Record Check (with vulnerable sector check) and Child Intervention Check

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