Day Support Worker

Fraserside - New Westminster, BC (27 days ago)

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
POSTING #19-CL-DSW-CI-46

Fraserside Community Services Society invites applications for the following position:

Job Title: DAY SUPPORT WORKER
Program: COMMUNITY INCLUSION DAY PROGRAMS
Classification: Standard Grid Level 10 – Community Support Worker
Rate of Pay: $21.50 per hour and increments in accordance with the terms of the Collective

Agreement

JOB SUMMARY:
The Day Support Worker supports clients with developmental disabilities in community based activities; works with
all clients and the team and implement individual and group planning, training and support; develops program and
community activities based on individual's choices, interests and abilities; provides client supervision and support,
and daily living, social, life and work skills training to promote skill development, community participation and
integration; participates and assists team members in the ongoing development and operation of the program,
including developing curriculum and facilitating client workshops, and planning structured client activities; carries out
assignments with client(s) following set protocols and programs.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum Diploma in the human services field and at least one year recent experience working with people
who have developmental disabilities or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

  • Experience in day services, developing integrated community opportunities and supporting employment
options for people with developmental disabilities

  • Demonstrated strong knowledge/training in behaviour approach and experience working with individuals
having challenging behaviours, mobility impairments and alternate communication systems

  • Appropriate role modelling and willingness to participate in diverse daily activities (community, recreational,
vocational, employment, daily living, one-to-one, etc.) and work with a broad range of individuals

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully implement instructional and proactive training and community inclusion
programs for clients

  • Prior Knowledge and training in use of mechanical lifts and ability to perform lifts and transfers upto 40lbs
  • Skilled in developing, implementing, monitoring and documenting individual service plans and training plans
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to working effectively with diverse populations
  • Candidate should be flexible and willing to work within the Community Inclusion Department where needed.
This includes Community based services that may require travel within the areas of New Westminster, Tri-
Cities and Burnaby

  • Valid First Aid/CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certification; Mandt System Training an asset
  • Class 4 Restricted BC Driver’s License; Reliable personal vehicle with business insurance and $3,000,000
third-party legal liability insurance required
  • Working knowledge of Windows operating system and MS Word; familiarity with an electronic case
management system is preferred
  • Successful Criminal Record Check
HOURS OF WORK: This is a casual/on-call position; start and finish times may vary and flexibility with hours of work
is required to meet client and program needs as determined by the Program Coordinator.

This position is open to applicants of all genders. This position requires union membership. Applicants are requested
to submit a cover letter and resume that quotes the posting number, provide an E-mail address and telephone
number, and include qualifications, experience and any other information that may assist the Society in arriving at a
hiring decision.

E-mail applications to hr@fraserside.bc.ca

DATE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POSTED: 18 October 2019
DATE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CLOSED: 01 November 2019

Fraserside is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest in Fraserside. Only those selected for
an interview will be contacted.