Community Support Workers
ASLS
- La Crete, Alberta, Canada
54d ago

About the Opportunity

As one of our valued Community Support Workers (CSWs), you will have the opportunity to build rapport with individuals while working directly with them helping each individual to achieve their personal goals.

You will assist in supporting a variety of individuals from children to adults, and lower level needs to complex / behavioural needs in higher stressed environments.

You will also help individuals increase skill development by implementing Person Centred Plans, Behavioural Support Plans and specialized programming.

Duties of this front-line position may include :

Assisting individuals in completing their daily activities

housekeeping tasks

participation in activities which include physical activities at fitness facilities and play centres in the community

leisure activities

assistance with attending appointments

Help individuals with personal care routines

grooming

other basic hygiene routines

medication administration

Complete documentation in a timely fashion and consistent with ASLS’s policies and procedures.

As part of a diverse team CSWs will be actively involved in finding ways to support individuals in reaching their goals, finding new ways of providing assistance to help individuals over-

come personal obstacles while ensuring that ASLS’s policies and procedures are followed at all times.

About You

High level of communication and observation skills to make judgements about situations that may arise.

Able to work independently, and as part of a team.

Ideally, post-secondary education in a Development Service Worker Program, Disability Studies, Social Work, Child and Youth Work or any other Human Services area.

Previous experience working in a similar role is highly advantageous, but not essential.

You MUST have a valid Alberta Driver’s License along with valid Alberta Insurance and a reliable vehicle, a clear RCMP criminal record check with vulnerable sector check and a clear Child and Youth Intervention Measures check.

Caring and compassionate individual, with a passion for working with people and making a difference to the community.

Ability to work a variety of shifts / schedules.

Critical thinker and able to use common sense when presented with a high-stress situation.

About the Organization

Established in 1969, Accredited Supportive Living Services Limited (ASLS), is an accredited, not-for-profit, charitable agency that provides a wide range of community and accreditation services in Northwest Alberta.

With a team of over 250, we provide quality services to individuals with diverse needs by encouraging opportunities for growth, development and community support.

Our programs include : disability support, independent living, brain injury, FASD support, family respite support, housing support, and designated supportive living.

As our organization grows, so does our need to hire great people. For more information about ASLS, please visit our website at www.aslslimited.org

About the Benefits

In appreciation of your hard work and dedication, you can expect to be rewarded with a highly attractive salary.

You can also look forward to receiving fantastic benefits, including :

Full Medical and Dental benefits

Health Care Spending Account / Lifestyle Spending Account

Group Life Insurance

Group Pension & Group RRSP program

Opportunities for professional development, including workshops and specialty training

Upon joining ASLS, you will be welcomed into a supportive and inclusive team. We greatly value the contributions of all our team members and are committed to providing a safe and rewarding working environment, as well as opportunities for professional development and career progression.

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