Respite Support Worker

ASC - Accredited Supports to the Community - Strathmore, AB (il y a 30+ jours)

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Do you have a passion to work with Children, Youth and Families? Do you want to make a difference in your community?

Accredited Supports to the Community (ASC) is seeking professional and experienced individuals who demonstrates creativity for Casual and Part-time Family Support Worker positions. These positions support children, youth and young adults with developmental disabilities in Strathmore, Alberta.

ASC is a non-profit society that has been providing services for 45 years in the areas of Community Disability Services to children, youth and adults with developmental disabilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement creative activities to engage children and youth with developmental disabilities in a group respite setting
  • Provide young adults with developmental disability support to engage in community activities and support the development of independent living skills (specific to Strathmore)

The Choice Candidate will:

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of child development, and of developmental disabilities
  • Have knowledge & experience to provide support to de-escalate challenging behavioural situations
  • Be compassionate and have the ability to build professional rapport with children and families
  • Have the flexibility to work scheduled shifts, primarily in the evenings and on weekends
  • Have a minimum Grade 12 or General Equivalency Diploma; Education in the Human / Child Services field is an asset
  • Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle
  • A clear Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check and Child Intervention Record Check

ASC Offers:

  • A creative and rewarding career; friendly professional environment; on the job training, and immediate Employee Family Assistance Program benefits for all employees.
  • This position is compensated at a rate of $15.00 per hour

If you want to make a difference in your community – we want to hear from you!

Please send in your cover letter and resume quoting Competition FSW0130

We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position; however, only those being considered will be contacted.

Job Type: Casual

Salary: $15.00 /year