Make a difference in your community and the lives of adult Individuals with developmental disabilities. Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) Calgary Region, Graduated Supports, provides a residential support service and has an opportunity available.
Working as part of several teams, you will be providing daily living supports to 6 individuals per team, individuals with significant developmental disabilities and complex medical needs. Care is provided 24 hours per day in the security of a residential setting. The incumbent would be expected to provide individuals with a high quality of life. This position is a wage casual/on-call position required to support the programs and the facility.
Key responsibilities will include basic health care, personal care, administering medications, following all care plans and instructions. This opportunity typically expects the incumbent to support up to 6 individuals in their personal, recreational, and social and leisure activities, and to assist with achieving their personal goals. Incumbent would be expected to liaison with families/guardians and stakeholders in the community.
This organization follows the Alberta Public Service Vision and Values, it is part of the way we work on a daily basis. As the incumbent, you will be assigned to a variety of homes, working with different individuals. Be prepared to meet a lot of supportive and committed team members whom demonstrate genuine care for the individuals they support.
The ideal candidate will offer competencies in the following areas:
Systems Thinking - The work done within the APS is part of a larger integrated and inter-related environment. It is important to know that work done in one part of the APS impacts a variety of other groups/projects inside and outside the APS. Systems Thinking allows us to keep broader impacts and connections in mind.
Creative Problem Solving - Ability to assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.
Agility - Ability to anticipate, assess, and readily adapt to changing priorities, maintain resilience in times of uncertainty and effectively work in a changing environment.
Drive for Results - Knowing what outcomes are important and maximizing resources to achieve results that are aligned with the goals of the organization, while maintaining accountability to each other and external stakeholders.
Develop Networks - Proactively building networks, connecting, and building trust in relationships with different stakeholders.
Build Collaborative Environments - Leads and contributes to the conditions and environments that allow people to work collaboratively and productively to achieve outcomes.
Develop Self and Others - A commitment to lifelong learning, and the desire to invest in the development of the long-term capability of yourself and others.
To better position yourself and prepare for this competition, please see the attached resources:
High School Diploma including a minimum of 1 year of related experience working in a group living, residential care or related care setting.
- Assets preferred include: experience with mechanical lifts, First Aid, Personal Care Aid Certificate, and experience with medications.
- Must have a valid Class 5 driver?s license recognized by the province of Alberta.
- Candidates must be able to work all shifts including; days, afternoons, awake overnights, and weekends.
- A Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check will be required.
- This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same classification
Competencies are behaviours that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. The link below will assist you with understanding competencies: http://psc.alberta.ca/APSCompetencies
$21.59 - $24.82 Hourly
Successful candidates will undergo pre-employment security screening. In order to expedite this process, please be prepared to present a recent (completed within the last 6 months) Criminal Records Check that includes a Vulnerable Sector Screening check at the time of interview.
Pre-screening questions will need to be completed as part of your application process for this competition.
How to Apply
To apply online, users will be required to have an online account: https://www.alberta.ca/navigating-online-jobs-application.aspx
As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file using the following suggested naming convention: Lastname,Firstname_JobIDXXXXXXX
Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements.
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)
It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
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Please see the attached position profile for a detailed list of the job responsibilities:
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.