Surex Community Services is a community-based non profit organization providing support and assistance for adults with developmental disabilities living in a group home setting. All Surex staff will promote social inclusion, provide choice, facilitate independence in directing supports and assistance and respect the rights of adults in service.
As a staff member of Surex it is our expectation :
You interact with our people in a respectful and dignified manner consistent with their legal, civil and human rights.
Actively listen to and observe people in order to empower them to exercise preferences, be self directed and learn.
Provide choice by creating and offering options in day to day living experiences.
Promote social inclusion by accessing the community for goods, services, recreation and social interaction.
Key Responsibilities :
Ensuring health and safety of our people
Implementing positive behaviour support, crisis intervention
Teach new skills (e.g. independent living, self advocacy)
Supporting self-determination and self-direction of our people
Working with family members
Assisting with home skills such as meal planning and preparation, housekeeping and budgeting
The provision of personal care and hygiene
DSW diploma or related post-secondary education preferred
Related work experience of more than 1 year
Valid Drivers Licence \"Class G\" is mandatory
Able to work well in a team environment as well as independently
Able to perform delegated tasks with minimal supervision
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Able to respond to a flexible work schedule involving shifts or emergency staffing needs
This is a PART-TIME position. Must be available to work shift work, evenings, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
Valid First Aid and CPR, Safe Management
Have computer literacy to operate computerized client records including word processing, spreadsheet, Internet and email software.
You will be required to provide 3 work related references at time of interview.
Upon hire, you will be required to provide a current policy vulnerable sector screening, including medical check.