Community Disability Worker I
Catholic Social Services
Ponoka, CA
9d ago

Are you looking for an inviting and exciting career opportunity where you'll be enhancing the life of somebody in your community?

If the answer is Yes! , this is the job for you! Catholic Social Services is currently recruiting for a part-time (20 hours per week) Community Disability Worker in Ponoka.

You will be joining an established Agency that is guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect.

With more than 50 years of service delivery, Catholic Social Services is one of the largest multi-function social services agencies in Canada, with more than 1,600 staff, and hundreds of volunteers delivering 130+ programs throughout Edmonton and Central Alberta.

Job Summary :

As a Community Disability Worker, you will provide high quality supports to adults with developmental disabilities who live in the community.

Motivated, compassionate and organized, you will enthusiastically assist by providing residential and outreach supports while promoting dignity, independence and empowerment.

Open to learning new things, you will teach independent living skills, provide companionship, support behavioral challenges, provide personal care, and implement programs tailored to individual needs.

You will be required to accompany individuals on outings and engage in activities supporting their interests as well as their well-

being. You are self-motivated, resourceful, and comfortable working both independently and part of a service team. You have great relationship building skills and are proficient with computers.

Hours of work are based on the needs of the individual, therefore, shifts may vary. Most hours for this position are from Monday to Friday between 9 : 00 am and 3 : 00 pm.

Education & Qualifications :

  • Your Grade 12 education
  • A minimum 1 year working with persons with developmental disabilities will be considered an asset
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Clear and current Driver’s Abstract
  • Standard First Aid Certification preferred on hire
  • A vehicle and Class 5 driver’s license - requirement to transport clients in your personal vehicle
  • Proof of vehicle insurance showing $2 million liability coverage
  • The salary range for this position is $17.71 to $18.79 per hour based on qualifications and experience.

    We thank all applicants. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We offer flexibility, a comprehensive benefits package and a supportive working environment.

    We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity, and people of faith or no faith.

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