• Support Worker for Day Program

    Job Locations CA-North Vancouver
    Req No.
    2019-1388
    Category
    Adult Services
    Type
    Casual
    Site Location
    Footprints Day Center
  • Overview

     

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    Exciting opportunity exists for the right individual to join a progressive non-profit organization as a Support Worker. The position entails working in a day program with individuals who have developmental, behavioural and physical disabilities with some mental health issues, in North Vancouver.

     

    Strive Centre Footprints are programs which provide both community-based and home-based activities, including supports for adults with developmental disabilities. Individuals participate in social, recreational, vocational, and leisure activities within a supported environment. Program and activity schedules are created to reflect the needs, preferences, and goals of each individual.

     

    The successful applicant needs to be very patient and attentive and have some behaviour management skills. Some clients are nonverbal so experience with nonverbal communication techniques would also be an asset. Your day would be spent mostly in a group in the community doing activities as well as assisting some individuals with their volunteering jobs.

     

    We currently currently looking for casuals for this location. 

    Responsibilities

    Job Duties Include:

     

    • Knowledge and experience working with developmental and physical disabilities
    • Ability to create a meaningful routine
    • Knowledgeable of creating independence vs. creating dependence
    • Following health care plans
    • Completing daily documentation
    • Implementing personal protocols, schedules, and activities
    • Accompanying/transporting individuals to activities in the community
    • Knowledge and experience with community integration and teaching life skills
    • Some meal prep
    • Some Personal care
    • Community Integration
    • Behaviour management

    Qualifications

    Job Qualifications Include:

     

    • Knowledge of American Sign Language or non-verbal experience is an asset
      Class 5 BC drivers’ license and reliable vehicle
    • Clean Driver’s Abstract
      Minimum of 1 year experience
    • Criminal record check
    • TB test
    • First aid and CPR
    • Mandt training 

     

    *Other requirements which may be specific to the individual(s) served*

     

    Compensation: $20.42-21.51 hourly, plus full benefits upon meeting eligibility requirements.

     

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

     

    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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