Support Worker, Home & Day

Saskatchewan Abilities Council - Moose Jaw, SK (30+ days ago)

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SaskAbilities is dedicated to providing person-centred and innovative supports, responsive to the needs of the individuals
we serve. We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our team as a Support Worker at 215 Lillooet Street
East in Moose Jaw.

Duties:
  • Collaborate with Coordinator, Supervisor, and other Support Workers to facilitate meaningful, high-quality individual
and group activities on a daily basis through home (residential) and day-time programs and services for adults
experiencing disability, providing opportunities for community connections, personal development, and recreation.

  • Contribute and review person-centred plans to ensure the goals of the individuals served are being met.
  • Promote independence, self-esteem, and inclusion in the areas of self-care, communication, recreation, socialization
and participation.

  • Provide supportive assistance to ensure the physical, emotional and social well-being of the individuals served.
  • Provide supervision of the individuals served while participating in community and/or home activities.
  • Provide transportation for the individuals served to community activities.
  • Promote, instruct and model acceptable social behaviour.
  • Maintain according to agency standards including completion of Incident Reports, contact records and file recordings.
  • Maintain records including attendance, goals and communication books.
  • Administer all areas of personal care, as required.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the home including kitchen and washrooms on a daily basis.
Qualifications:
  • Disability Support Worker Certificate (Rehabilitation Worker Certificate) or Life Skills Coach and/or related training and
experience working with individuals of varying abilities and behaviours.

  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence and a reliable vehicle.
  • First Aid and CPR certification; knowledge of lifting techniques and transfers.
  • Effective time management, organization and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative, open-minded, and creative.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to express ideas and information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
The final candidates are required to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search.
Successful candidates are recommended to have an Auto Pak with at least 1 million dollars in liability insurance.

Please note: Supports are provided 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Shift Work and On-Call Duty is required.

When applying please include competition number 2020-29-PFR-01 in the subject line of all emails.

Compensation: Pay Class 13 ($20.27 - $24.99 per hour) plus benefit package and on-call remuneration.

Submit resume, cover letter and references to:
Mail: SaskAbilities - Partners in Employment
8 Wood Lily Drive, Moose Jaw SK S6J 1E1

Phone: (306) 630-2089 Fax: (306) 693-3822

Email: careers@saskabilities.ca - please indicate position applied for in your email subject line and include all
documentation in a single attachment

For position-specific questions, please contact: Sandy DeCoste, (306) 630-2089, sdecoste@saskabilities.ca