• Riverdale House

    Job Locations CA-Richmond
    Req No.
    2018-1349
    Category
    Adult Services
    Type
    Casual
    Site Location
    Riverdale House
  • Overview

    Are you looking for an exciting career in Social Services?

     

    Our organization offers full benefits upon meeting eligibility requirements, great opportunities to grow within and a fun and positive environment for both staff and clients!

     

    Exciting opportunity exists for the right individuals to join a progressive non-profit organization as a two to one Support Worker. The position entails working in a two to one setting with an individual with some developmental disabilities as well as Autism and challenging behaviors. You will be joining a local non-profit working at one of our locations in Richmond.

     

    We are looking for someone to work with a young lady with Autism and challenging behaviors. The ideal candidate must have experience supporting youth with complex behaviours and an understanding of the challenges present for non-verbal individual with Autism and challenging behaviors.

     

    You must possess knowledge of positive behavioural support strategies, visual support strategies, sensory support strategies, medication administration, critical thinking skills, have the ability to write reports and complete the necessary documentation, as well as maintain boundaries, provide daily structure and consistently follow the support plan outlined within a warm and supportive environment.

     

     

    Current positions available at this location:

     

    • Casual/on call

     

     

    Responsibilities

    The successful applicant must have the following skills:

     

    -Experience with developmental disabilities, Autism, Speech Apraxia, and Epilepsy

    -Experience with challenging behaviours and behaviour management strategies

    -Experience working in a team environment with little supervision

    -Experience with dealing with emergency situations

    -Experience with providing structure to an individual in care

    -Personal Care

    -Community Activities/Integration

    -Physical Activities

    -Medication

    -Crisis Management

    Qualifications

    Must be able to obtain (Required):

     

    -Criminal records check

    -TB test

    -First Aid and CPR 

    -3 References 

    -Food Safe

    -MANDT Certification 

    -Class 5 Driver’s License, Reliable Vehicle and a clean Driver’s Abstract

     

    Strive Living Society is an equal opportunity employer which does not discriminate against age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or disability.

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