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Community Disability Workers 1


Competition #: 14-034
Job Category: Part Time
Number of hours per week: Various
 

Various opportunities are available including full-time, part-time, contract full-time, contract part-time and replacement worker.
 
At Catholic Social Services we believe that all people have value and self-worth. You will be joining an established Agency that is guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect.  With more than 50 years of service delivery, Catholic Social Services is one of the largest multi-function social services agencies in Canada, with more than 1600 staff, and 2000 volunteers delivering 130+ programs through Central and Northern Alberta.  
 
As a Community Disability Worker your role would promote the independence and self-determination of the individuals in our care. You would enhance the everyday quality of life of persons with developmental disabilities by providing physical assistance, emotional support and personal care, as well as assistance with accessing recreation/leisure activities and community inclusion opportunities. Meal preparation and housekeeping activities would also be included in your work to support individuals.
 
We are looking for people with the passion to expand the quality of life of another, as well as the following qualifications:
 
Grade 12 education or equivalent
Some experience in the human services field
Experience with persons with developmental disabilities and with personal care
Class 5 driver's license and driver's abstract
Insured vehicle
Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector search included
Alberta Children's Services Intervention Record Check
 
The salary range for this position is $16.25 to $17.24 per hour and is calculated based on qualifications. Catholic Social Services also offers an attractive and competitive overall compensation package for our valued staff.
 
Regular positions over 20 hours per week have access to: 
Comprehensive 3 tier benefits package of choice with extended-health care, access to paramedical services, dental care, short and long-term disability, as well as death and accident protection coverage.
A Pension plan where we match 5% of your gross annual income dollar for dollar. After 5 years, it increases to 7%.
An Employee Assistance Program
Wellness days to use in a way that enhances your physical, emotional and /or spiritual wellbeing
Extensive training provided to new staff and access to ongoing professional development opportunities
A workplace that values and celebrates all of its employees on an ongoing basis.
 
We offer flexibility, a comprehensive benefits package and a supportive working environment.
 
Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector Search, Intervention Record Check and/or summary of driving record are conditions of employment and the financial responsibility of the candidate.
 
We thank all applicants. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
Closing Date: March 19, 2014

Contact Information
Municipality: Red Deer
Address: 5104-48 Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta
T4N3T8
Phone: (403) 347-8844
Fax: (403) 342-1890
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