Community Services Disability Support Worker Full Time Part Time

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Olds

Are you looking for an inviting and exciting career opportunity in an industry where your role truly counts?

Accredited Supports to the Community (est.1974) is a not-for-profit charitable society that is based in Olds, Alberta. We provide on the job training for those with no formal training or experience who desire to enter community/family services. You will be joining an experienced team who provides high quality supports for adults with developmental disabilities.

Currently available are full time and part time positions in a supportive work environment providing services 7 days a week 24-hour care.

You are self-motivated, organized, and committed to working with a service team in a culture of collaboration and wellness; you will enthusiastically assist by ensuring individuals have adequate and necessary supports while focusing on skill development, independence, community outings, and engage in activities supporting their interests as well as their well-being. You will guide and mentor independent living skills, provide companionship, support behavioral challenges, provide personal care, and implement programs tailored to individual needs. You must have great relationship building skills and practice vigilance with health and safety.

Hours of work are based on the needs of the individual(s); therefore, shifts may vary. The successful candidate will have the flexibility to work a rotation of days, evenings, and weekends. With the possibility of filling in for an awake night or sleep shift to meet the needs of the team and the individuals we support.

Education and Requirements:

  • Grade 12, GED, or proven experience
  • We will train those who have the willingness and desire to enter the human services field
  • A minimum 1 year working with persons with developmental disabilities will be considered an asset
  • Standard First Aid Certification considered an asset
  • A reliable vehicle, class 5 driver’s license is a requirement to transport clients within the community and to appointments
  • Proof of vehicle insurance showing $2 million liability coverage
  • Vulnerable Sector Check issued by the RCMP or City Police
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to learn proficient and respectful documentation, computer literacy
  • Human Services and/or medical training is an asset

Why Choose ASC?

  • Entry level starts at $19.26/hr with immediate on the job training
  • Certifications, formal credentials, and/or 3 years’ experience start at $20.33/hr
  • Additional compensation rate for hours worked on weekends is a differential of $3/hr
  • Employee Family Assistance Program
  • Paid sick leave for personal, family, and medical appointments
  • Comprehensive Benefits; emergency travel; health spending account, employer contributed RRSP, for qualifying positions
  • Opportunities to grow and advance in a rewarding career; abundant internal training and team supports

Please introduce yourself by sending your cover letter and resume quoting Competition CSW0721 to HR@asc-mva.ab.ca

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