Residential Counsellor

Queens Association for Supported Living - Liverpool, NS (30+ days ago)

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Job Description

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

To provide the support needed to establish and maintain a home environment within the

philosophy of Personal Outcome Measures. To provide hands on supports and role modeling

which will secure the safety, health and life experience within this community residence.

Participation, guidance, recognizing short falls and hands on instruction are components of

this support. The expectation is that this is done with empathy for the individuals we

support.

QUALIFICATIONS CRITERIA:

ACADEMIC:

Minimum - Community College Diploma in Human Services or

other related training such as disability supports,recreation therapy, mental health services

University degree in Social Sciences (Psychology, Sociology), Education, Recreation Therapy or other related program

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Experience working with mentally and or physically challenged individuals an asset

Applicant must have a valid driver's license

Duties and Responsibilities:

Support individual in all areas of:

  • Physical and mental health/wellness
  • Social and recreation activities
  • Community inclusion
  • Money management
  • Activities of daily living

Communication and document

Team work

Advocacy

Job Type: Permanent Part time

Salary: $18.96 /hour

Benefits:

  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Vacation & paid time off
  • Dental care
  • Life insurance
  • Company pension
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Disability insurance

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $18.96 per hour

Benefits:

  • Company Pension
  • Dental Care
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Extended Health Care
  • Life Insurance
  • On-site Parking
  • Vision Care

Schedule:

  • 10 Hour Shift
  • 12 Hour Shift
  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Night Shift
  • Weekends

Education:

  • DCS / DEC (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No