• Community Support Worker
  • Location
    2-322 MCLEOD AVE, Spruce Grove, AB| Alberta
  • Job ID
    15372
  • Views
    271
  • Date Posted
    03-08-2022
  • Expiry Date
    30-01-2023
  • Type of Job
    Full Time
  • Salary
    CAD $17.00
  • Min. Experience
    7 months to less than 1 year
  • Min. Education
    College, CEGEP or other non-university or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
Job Details
Qualifications:
-Must possess a high school diploma combined with 6 months work experience in disability support services.
-Have a valid Police Clearance & Child and Youth Intervention Record Check.
-Valid First Aid and CPR Level C Certification.
-A valid class 5 drivers license and access to a reliable vehicle, registration and vehicle insurance of 2 million liability

Additional Requirement:
-Medication Administration
-First Aid and CPR Level C

To Apply: Please apply online or by email at hr@bridgetocare.org
* If applying by email, please include job title and resume.
Job Description
The Community Disability Support Worker (CSDW) is the front-line position of a support team. They are part of a team that ensures individuals have quality of life in areas including: recreation and leisure and community inclusion. The CDSW reports to the Program Supervisor and Program Coordinator

Responsibilities

-Follow through with arrangements that were made for individuals to achieve full potential in employment, community, social, residential environments and life pursuits. This includes taking individuals on public transportation or driving depending on the individual circumstances.
-Act as an advocate for individuals when needed.
-Ensure individuals are satisfied and daily needs are met.
-Effectively deal with behavior
-Positive Behavior Supports
-Restrictive Procedures
-Having knowledge in Human Rights and Abuse Prevention and Response Protocol. Ensure that individuals rights are upheld. Ensure that individuals understand and/or participate within their human rights. Advocate for individuals when their rights have been infringed upon. Report to Program Supervisor/coordinator and complete necessary documentation if abuse has occurred and rights have been violated
-Provide personal care in a dignified and private manner.
-Administer Medication.
-Staff document each time clients take medication.
-Assist clients who wish to administer their own medication.
-Ensure that medication is stored in a secure place in the home.
-Staff communicate any health concerns.
-Attend/follow-up with medical appointments as designated by Program Supervisor/Coordinator
-Administer First Aid.
-Support individuals with decisions about everyday matters, ensuring that clients are making informed choices and are given and encouraged.
-Support individuals to maintain and build relationships. Reinforce with clients the importance of having friendships/relationships with people other than support workers.
-Teach role models, demonstrate the skills associated with creating and maintaining relationships. Maintain existing relationships with family and friends.
-Foster existing relationships from other areas of an individual’s life. Examples: work, day programs, schools, etc.
Models use of best practices.
-Quality of Life

Individuals are supported to achieve personal control.
CDSW read and follow procedures set out in Individual Service Plans and Behavior Programs/Strategies that are designed to assist individuals to take ownership of personal goals and behavior of concern.
-Individuals are supported to participate in their communities.
-Work with clients to discover their interests.
-Explore different opportunities within the community.
-Assist individuals in care to have daily community access.
-Record community access opportunities.
-Encourage community access and participation daily.
-Individuals are supported to make decisions.
-Staff provide opportunities to make choices through communicating or visuals.