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Community Support Worker

Duncan
Part-time
Salary: $381.78 /day


Title: Community Support Worker

Position Type: Live-In (24 hours per week)

Location: Cowichan Valley

Wages: Per Diem Rate (381.78/ 24hr shift)

Position Description: Integra Support Services is a dynamic and expanding social service agency on Vancouver Island. We offer a broad range of services, supports and opportunities to adults and children who live with diverse abilities and intellectual challenges. Our focus is person specific and centered. As a Community Support Worker, you will follow the direction of the Program Coordinator, function as part of a team to provide for the daily living needs of individuals in the community and contribute to all operational aspects of the program as defined in the Job Description.

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12
  • First Aid Certification
  • Medical certificate confirming physical, mental and emotional suitability necessary for position
  • TB Test
  • BC Criminal Records Review Program Clearance
  • Graduation from a recognized related program such as the Community Support Worker Program or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • NVCI or SIVA training an asset

Skills:

  • Understanding of & Willingness to commit to Essence of Life, Personal Value Statements, Guiding Principles, Living Culture of the Home and Moral Leadership
  • Commitment to accompany individual on day excursions into the community
  • Familiarity with site specific care plans and shift routines is an asset

Abilities:

  • Ability to work with individuals specific to this position
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position & shift responsibilities
  • Ability to follow protocols, policies and procedures
  • Ability to stay calm and focused in stressful situation
  • Ability to promote positive behavioural intervention strategies
  • Ability to recognize a potential crisis/emergency situation, analyze the situation accurately, and develop strategies to deal with the situation
  • Ability to follow the Risk Assessments and apply all Safety Plans/ Behaviour Support Strategies.

How to Apply: We would love to hear from you! To apply please submit resumes and references to this posting. Only those candidates who have been shortlisted will be contacted.

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