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Community Disability Support Worker (CDW) – Residential (Full Time)

Position

Shift Rotation: 4 on, 4 off (Monday – Thursday & Sunday, 10 hours [9:00pm – 7:00am]; Friday &  Saturday, 12 hours [9:00pm – 9:00am])

Dove Centre is hiring a Disability Support Worker for their residential home in Bonnyville, Alberta to support/supervise individuals with development disabilities.

During overnight awake shift, staff ensure a consistent, healthy and safe environment for the persons in care and are available to provide immediate support in crisis situations.

Rate of pay: $19.00/hr – $20.00/hr (Five-level wage system)

Job Responsibilities

  • Assisting in the development and implementation of individual program plans
  • Assisting individuals, according to functioning abilities, with hygiene and personal care and daily living skills
  • Assisting in the coordination, implementation and supervision of vocational, recreational and leisure pursuits of individuals
  • Observing, recording and reporting and information pertinent to the individual’s programs
  • Assisting with cooking, cleaning and general household maintenance
  • Medication Administration or First Aid as needed
  • Maintain required documentation
  • Other tasks as assigned/required

Qualifications

• Grade 12 Diploma
• MANDATORY – Class 5 Driver’s License with driver’s abstract and reliable transportation
• Basic Skills training, min one (1) year experience working with individuals with disabilities.
• A clear criminal record and Child Welfare Check
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work well in a team setting as well as without direct supervision
• Ability to function in crisis and follow instructions
• Ability to teach living, vocational and social skills
• Experience working with behaviors would be an asset
• Suicide Intervention Training considered an asset

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