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Youth Support Worker

Duncan, BC
Part-time
Salary: $18.15 /hour


Job Summary

At Integra Support Services (ISS), it’s all about the people. We believe that people of diverse abilities are entitled to live a good and fulfilling life in their own homes and communities. Our agency was established in 2000 and was founded on a guiding principle called The Essence of Life. If you are prepared to do what it takes to be a role model for young people as a support worker, we would like to hear from you!

Job Description

Youth support workers assist individuals with diversabilities in their home and community by:

  • Providing a homelike, comfortable, and relationship centered living environment.
  • Establishing a warm personal relationship with each individual.
  • Encouraging the participation of family members and friends.
  • Creating opportunities beyond service delivery to involve individuals in their community.
  • Promoting positive behavioral intervention techniques

Current Vacancies

  • 24 Hour Live-in
  • Casual positions

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Establish relationships with each resident based on our guiding philosophy- The Essence of Life
  • Provide personal care for each resident in a safe, respectful, effective and responsible manner
  • Contribute to the creation of a warm, welcoming and comforting home
  • Recognize the individual differences, values and beliefs that create a home’s unique culture.
  • Complete meal preparation, laundry and other household duties as part of a team
  • Participate in the upkeep, cleanliness and overall maintenance of the home
  • Support each person in activities as necessary
  • Maintain good relationships with families, friends and advocates

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • Current First Aid
  • Class 5 Driver’s Licence (or willingness to obtain)
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Experience in human services related field (preferred)
  • Demonstrated teamwork ability

Skills and Abilities

  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English (verbal and written)
  • Successful candidates will be efficient, thorough, and passionate about delivering quality care and will possess the physical, mental, and emotional strength necessary to do so.

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