Community Support Worker

Kindale Developmental Association - Armstrong, BC (30+ days ago)

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Working under the direction of the Residential Options Manager or Outreach Program Manager, will coordinate the improvement of the quality of life for persons with developmental and physical disabilities through the creation of community connections/inclusion and safeguards. The goal is to build community based personal support networks that effectively provide for quality of life, personal growth and safety for each individual. The principles of Person Centered Planning/Thinking and Optimal Individual Service Design will be utilized. The successful candidate will provide various services including employment, learning, and recreation with a focus on inclusion within various community based locations in the Vernon/Armstrong area. To provide 1:1 support for an individual who requires full support to participate in activities, needs personal care and has some behavioral challenges. * Successful completion of Special Needs Worker Certificate or equivalent as determined by KDA * Class 4 Driver’s License (unrestricted) * Drivers Abstract * Criminal Record Search * First Aid Certificate * TB Test * Medical Certificate * Experience and proven ability dealing with highly challenging behavior * Willingness to provide regular toileting care towards some individuals * Essential: Physical ability to provide personal hygiene care in which some physical support around transferring and dressing is required. BCGEU membership Shift work - days, evenings and weekends

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Support Care: 2 years (Required)