Community Inclusion Worker

Pacific Coast Community Resources Inc. - Port Hardy, BC (30+ days ago)

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Job Description

For over 25 years, we have been empowering Individuals with diverse abilities to live the life they envision in the communities where they live, work and pursue recreational opportunities. Our programs and services are individualized and based on the person’s unique interests, gifts and aspirations. We believe diversity makes our community stronger.

PCCRI is currently looking for Community Inclusion Worker to support an individual in Port Hardy. We are looking for people with the right combination of passion, skills and dedication to support for individuals with developmental disabilities in the community.

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Ensure the Individual's needs are met
  • Assist the Individual to achieve goals and objectives as stated in their Personal Service Plan
  • Ability to promote positive relations with co-workers, other professionals, family and community members
  • Participate in all recreation and leisure activities including swimming
  • Assist with medical issues including Doctors appointments
  • Meal preparation, laundry and other in-house tasks
  • Must be comfortable assisting with mild personal care
  • Work in conjunction with Individual and co-workers to maintain a clean and tidy suite
  • Perform tasks as assigned by management

POSITION HOURS:

31.5 Hours per week

Monday & Wednesday Start time: 3:00 PM

Other days are flexible schedule

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Grade 12
  • Community Support Worker Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the community social services/health care field preferred
  • Successful experience working with challenging behaviours and mental health issues
  • Good communication (verbal & written) to effectively liaise with team members, professionals, family, and community members
  • Experience with lifts/transfers is an asset
  • Must be comfortable with personal care
  • Able to go swimming
  • Current Emergency First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • FoodSafe

Job Type: Part-time

Licence:

  • Class 5 Drivers License (Preferred)