Disabilities Support Specialist
CBI Health Group
Calgary, Alberta, CA
5d ago

Disabilities Support Specialist - Airdrie

  • Schedule : Friday to Monday - 3pm to 11pm
  • Must have the ability to Swim

    Are you interested in making a difference in a client's everyday life by caring for them with compassion, dignity and respect?

    CBI Health Group has a great opportunity for you! We are seeking for Residential Disability Workers!

    As a Residential Disability Worker with our CBI Health Group team, you will be responsible to support and facilitate the development of skills and competencies that will persons with disabilities to pursue and fulfill their goals, objectives and aspirations.

    PRIMARY DUTIES

    As a Residential Disability Worker, you will :

  • Implement person-centered plans designed to support and assist adults, youth, and children with individual development, community disability / development, behaviour management and or personal care.
  • Assist and support individuals to participate in a meaningful way in their personal life planning, in the identification of personal goals and aspirations, and in the definition and expansion of opportunities for personal growth and meaningful, valued roles within the community.
  • Assist and support individuals in the establishment and maintenance of shared, respectful relationships within the community, with a view to meaningful participation and inclusion.
  • Be aware of the individual’s physical, social and recreational environments, take action to minimize risks and maximize participation / inclusion, and refer more complex situations to more experienced resources where appropriate.
  • Be aware of and adhere to established policies, practices, and operational protocols, this includes being aware of adhering to medical protocols and standing orders relative to medication and other remedies.
  • Understand community issues and opportunities, and assist / support the individual with general access to and participation in the community.
  • QUALIFICATIONS

    To take on the role of Residential Disability Worker, you must :

  • Post secondary education in Human Services with preference given to individuals with some specialized training and / or has demonstrated successful experience in a relevant setting
  • Experience working with clients who have challenging disabilities such as Autism, ADHD, and behavioural issues
  • Proficiency in Punjabi would be a strong asset
  • A calm demeanor, as well as a positive attitude and belief that persons with disabilities have the right and responsibility to define and pursue their life choices and pursue active participation and involvement in the community
  • Ability to meet conditions of employment including but not limited to : active Standard First Aid / CPR Level C, Immunizations : Diphtheria, Tetanus, Hep B, Varicella, Measles, Mumps, Rubella along with clear TB testing, a clear Security Clearance including Vulnerable Records check and Intervention Records Check
  • About CBI Health Group :

    For over 40 years, CBI has been working every day to improve the health and enrich the lives of Canadians.

    As Canada’s largest provider of community healthcare services, CBI is made up of over 13,000 personal caregivers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, registered massage therapists, kinesiologists, chiropractors, speech-language pathologists, psychologists, physicians, nurses, dietitians, behavioural therapists, administrators, and professionals.

    CBI is set apart by the unique ability to work as an integrated network to foster ongoing learning, enhance best practices, improve access to care for all Canadians and achieve the best outcomes possible for our clients.

    With a talented, interdisciplinary team of caregivers and professionals, CBI provides the right services, in the right place, at the right time.

    Do your life’s best work with us!

    CBI Health is dedicated to improving the lives of both our clients and our health care team members. As you care for others, CBI Health will care for you by providing the Personal Protective Equipment (, masks, eye protection) , training and resources that you need to feel confident every day.

    We’re committed to making a difference in people’s lives and that starts with yours. You’ll enjoy a flexible schedule that allows you to achieve your goals at work and at home, with a balance of teamwork and independence.

    We have a team of Supervisors and motivated colleagues who are excited to meet and support you!

    To learn more about CBI, please visit

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