Position: Community Support Worker
Nature of position:
23 hours per week
Rate of pay: Grid Level 10
Valid Class IV Driver's License, current First Aid and CPR, negative TB test results, current Criminal Record Check as per Association policy, and a completed Physicians Approval of Health. Food Safe Certification and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention also required.
Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills:
Human Services Worker Certification or certification in a relevant field preferred. Three to six month prior job experience (paid or volunteer), working with people with developmental disabilities. Preference given to those with previous experience working with people with a dual diagnosis and challenging behavior. Must display a proven ability to calmly and effectively work with individuals with complex behavioral and emotional needs. Must have good communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as basic computer knowledge. Program development and report writing skills are preferred and the ability to work with the individual and family in program development. Must be able to develop person centred plans and interpret professional assessments. Must be able to keep accurate records and keep personal files up to date Must display enthusiasm, energy and a willingness to be flexible in adapting to a varied schedule. Must be physically fit, willing and able to meet all physical demands of the job, including swimming. Must be comfortable and willing to work independently
Union Status: General Unit
Own Vehicle Requirements: May be required to have business insurance and use own vehicle
Posting Date: Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
Start Date: June 25, 2018
Campbell River and District Association for Community Living subscribes to the Human Rights Code of Canada and practices fair hiring. This position is open to male and female applicants and requires union membership.