Support Worker - Team Lead

Community Living Society - Burnaby, BC (16 months ago)

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Community Living Counsellor, Team Lead

Community Living Society – Burnaby, BC

About the Opportunity

Reporting to a Residential Manager, the Community Living Counsellor, Team Lead will provide support to the Manager in all aspects of team leadership, and home support. You will act as a day to day contact, problem solver and coach for a team of Community Living Counsellors. You will work closely with the team to provide meaningful and role-model Person-Centered Active Supports. Some of your duties can include:

Provide support and engage individuals to live as full citizens
Supporting the Supported Living Manager with administrative and financial tasks
Encouraging and motivating a team of Counsellors
Supporting individuals with various life goals
Home support duties (including, but not limited to personal care, bathing, bathroom support, meal preparation and light housekeeping)
Community outings (including, but not limited to volunteering, paid employment and leisure activities)
Maintaining records of daily activities and goal progression
Coaching, role-modeling and mentoring your team in appropriate support techniques

About You

Your experience in providing sound, consistent and caring support to adults with developmental disabilities coupled with your leadership and management skills will enable you to flourish in this role. You are motivated by enabling individuals in achieving greater success in certain areas of their lives by providing skills and opportunities to develop, participate in their community, take part in community activities, obtain volunteer or paid employment and learn tasks of daily living. You will also meet other unique support needs including personal care.

Additionally, you have the following requirements:
Class 5 driver’s license (permanent staff must be willing to obtain Class 4)
Access to a vehicle
First Aid and CPR Certificate
Clear criminal record (paid by CLS)
Clean driver’s abstract

Prior paid or volunteer experience
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training
Mandt System®
Previous leadership experience
Knowledge of Person Centered Active Supports

Our Commitment to You

We make significant investments in our people, which is why we take great care to hire those who we believe will thrive at CLS. Our progressive and unique culture sets us apart and provides:

Various internal leadership and development opportunities
Interesting and relevant training opportunities
Meaningful rewards and recognition

Hours: Various shifts (weekdays, weekends, overnights, days and nights)

Wage: Starting at $21.75 per hour

Please fill out our application online

We at Community Living Society celebrate and embrace diversity as an integral part of our organization. As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to be an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment for both our employees and supported individuals alike, ensuring everyone feels valued and respected.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.