Relief Care Specialist - Fall/Winter Respite Programs

Alberta AdaptAbilities Association - Edmonton, AB (29 days ago)

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Relief Care Specialist

Purpose

Relief Care Specialists (RCS) work front-line and are pivotal to the creation of a safe, caring and community-enriched life for the individuals who hire us. AdaptAbilities is currently looking for qualified Relief Care Specialists to work part time shifts as required.

Key Functions

  • Provide direct care and purposeful support in an engaging, fun and safe environment.
  • Ability to work in various homes with participants of varying needs: In-home and Community.
  • Ability to travel while supporting the individuals who hire us in Edmonton and surrounding areas.
  • Foster genuine relationships promoting dignity, personal interests and identities.
  • Empower people to create meaningful days and achieve their goals.
  • Communicate effectively with integrity, to individuals, families and co-workers.
  • Follow and promote a safe work environment.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma (post-secondary education an asset).
  • Experience in working with special needs individuals is preferred.
  • Experience with provincial and company health and safety programs is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English.
  • Strong organizational skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Flexible, comfortable working independently and collaborating as part of a team.
  • Must complete a criminal and vulnerable sector record check. An intervention record check will be required.
  • Must provide a valid driver's abstract and driver’s license.
  • Possess or be willing to obtain: First Aid with CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Abuse Prevention and Response Protocol, Medication Administration and Beyond Behaviors.

Working Conditions

We have multiple part time positions open for our Social Nights, Out of School Care, and Weekend Respite! Hours vary, Social Nights are typically Thursdays and Fridays 5:30PM – 9:00PM, Out of School Care is Monday – Friday 2:00PM – 6:00PM, and Weekend Respite is Saturday and Sunday, 10:30AM – 5:00PM. Successful candidates will be available for one or more of these shifts.

Compensation
$15.65 - $18.12 per hour

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $17.00 /hour