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

Position

This position is an 18 month mat leave Contract and will begin at the end of July 2021.

Shift Rotation: 4 on, 4 off

During overnight sleep 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

Please submit your resume to:
Helen Brundige
thedove@dovecentre.ca

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