Community Resource Worker 2 - Supported Community Access

McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Association - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Details: In this position you will assist a variety of individuals with developmental and physical disabilities, mental health disorders and some complex behaviours to enrich their quality of life in their communities. The successful candidate will support individuals in volunteer work, community access and supported employment. Please note the position requires an active individual who is able to work outdoors year round for lawn maintenance and snow shoveling.

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 am—3:00 pm; 35 hours per week

Why Work For McMan:

¨ An opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities

¨ A chance to work with a team of dedicated staff

¨ Comprehensive benefits package that begins day one of employment

¨ Generous paid time off

¨ Opportunities for professional growth and development; paid training

¨ A commitment to a healthy work life balance

¨ The ability to work with an agency that appreciates YOU!

In your role you will:

¨ Connect with and develop helping relationships with individuals with disabilities

¨ Act as a strong advocate for individuals in the community

¨ Work effectively as a team with the individual and their support team to help achieve their goals

¨ Case management, including support plan development and implementation

¨ Complete daily documentation

¨ Network with community/vocational contacts

¨ Support and participate in recreation and leisure activities

¨ Seek job opportunities for individuals in the community

¨ Perform day to day operations in a community setting, including site cleaning and maintenance

¨ Participate in on-going program development

As one of the ideal candidates, you possess:

¨ Completion of High School diploma

¨ One (1) year experience working within the Human Services field, with demonstrated case management skills

¨ Equivalencies may be considered

¨ Police Information Check; including the Vulnerable Persons Sector Check (from within the last 6 months)

¨ Valid Class 5 drivers license, current drivers abstract, reliable vehicle and auto insurance are required

¨ Standard First Aid—Level C CPR + AED

¨ Strong de-escalation skills and ability to adapt in various situations

¨ Excellent Computer/Word processing skills

¨ Ability to implement approved restrictive practices

¨ Desire to see individuals succeed

Rate of Pay: $20.77—$22.04 per hour; depending on experience and education

Closing Date: September 24, 2019

Competition #: 10SCANCRW2—127 (Please quote on cover letter or resume)

Please apply to McMan Human Resources:

Mail: 11016-127th Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 0T2

Fax: (780) 409-9419

For more information please visit our website at www.mcman.ca

Thank you for your interest. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • Human Services: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Secondary School (Required)

Licence:

  • Class 5 License, Drivers Abstract, and auto insurance (Required)