Catholic Social Services Large

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Community Disability Workers II & III


Competition #: 14-035R
Job Category: Part Time
Number of hours per week: Various hours available
 

 

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 you would take a leadership role in promoting the independence, self-determination and overall health and safety 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. Your role would also include responsibility for assisting with developing individual service plans. 

We are looking for people with the passion to expand the quality of life of another, as well as the following qualifications:

Grade 12 or equivalent and two years of related experience
Experience working with individuals with complex medical and behavioural needs
 
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 $17.64 - $20.48 per hour and is calculated based on qualifications. Catholic Social Services also offers an attractive and competitive overall compensation package for our valued staff and a workplace that values and celebrates all of its employees on an ongoing basis. 

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 

Location: Red Deer

 We offer flexibility, a comprehensive benefits package and a supportive working environment.

 Police Information Check, Intervention Record Check and/or summary of driving record are conditions of employment and the financial responsibility of the candidate.

Please indicate which position you wish to be considered for. We thank all applicants. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

                  We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer

As a Catholic social services agency, we are guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect.

 

 
Closing Date: August 27, 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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