Job Posting

Community Living Support Worker

Salary: $20.78 - $24.20/Hourly
Job Type: Part Time, Casual
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Diploma
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Community and Social Service Workers (4212)
NOC Job Title: Community Worker
Expires in 3 days
Expires: 2019-09-25
Last Updated: 2019-09-11

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Job Number: 585900




Job Location(s)

1095 McKenzie Ave
4th Floor
Victoria, British Columbia
V8P 2L5, Canada

Job Description

Complete posting on website; include cover letter

Job Summary:

Provides outreach support to individuals with developmental disabilities to enhance their success in day-to-day community living. Worker will offer life skills training, employment skill development, emotional support, social opportunities, crisis intervention, education, and advocacy on a one-to-one basis or in a group environment.

Wage:  $20.78 – 24.20 hourly, plus 10.2% in lieu of statutory holidays and vacation, as per Collective Agreement

Location: Throughout CRD

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday between 9:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.; position may require occasional flexibility evenings and/or weekends

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Plans, organizes and implements educational, recreational, social employment and life skills-based programming based on individual goals

Monitors, reviews, and evaluates progress made by person served; modifies programming as required

Acts as an advocate for client including attending meetings and appointments with client

Completes intake assessments by acquiring historical and current information regarding client

Creates Individual Service Plan (ISP) based on evaluating individual strengths, needs, abilities and preferences of the client. ISP embodies goals for support and strategies for goal attainment

Ensures clients and their parent(s)/caregiver(s) actively participate in developing the ISP

Provides clients with information on employment opportunities. Provides support and skill development in areas related to obtaining employment

Recognizes, assesses and develops strategies to manage potential and emerging crisis situations

Identifies and/or makes referrals to social, financial, recreational and educational services in the community to further support identified needs of client

Liaises with other agencies, professionals, government officials and the community as necessary. Contacts potential employers to develop relationships, obtain job leads, and encourage employers to participate in placements

Works with team members and Program Manager to address global needs of program and clients

Participates in working groups, committees and other similar agency activities as required

Maintains complete, legible and organized documentation on activities of client, progress made on ISP goals and all other documentation required by program

Meets timelines for submission of all documentation established under program and CARF Accreditation Standards

Maintains best practice standards as identified by Phoenix Human Services Association Policy & Procedure Manual and Health & Safety Handbook

Maintains cleanliness of worksite, including any agency vehicle(s) used by program

Other related duties as assigned by supervisor

Education, Training & Experience:

Community Support Worker diploma or an equivalent combination of education and training

One year’s previous relevant work experience required. Direct program delivery experience in the Community Living sector, with demonstrated working knowledge of appropriate community supports

Good written and verbal reporting skills

Understanding of concepts and values of community living and mandate of Community Living British Columbia

First Aid with CPR-C required

Additional:

Job has physical demands such as walking, bending, lifting, etc.

Valid driver’s license is required

Use of a vehicle with business insurance is required

Position open to all gender applicants & subject to union membership


How to Apply

Expiring: Sep 25, 2019

Fax: 250 386 7142

By Mail:
1095 McKenzie Ave
4th Floor
Victoria, British Columbia
V8P 2L5, Canada