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Community Disability Worker (part-time, contract)

Ponoka, AB, Canada Req #156
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Are  you looking for an inviting and exciting career opportunity? Do you want to provide a high quality of group care and support as well as be a role model for adults with developmental disabilities? If the answer is “Yes!”, this is the job for you!
 

Catholic Social Services is currently recruiting for a part-time contract, 24 hours per week, Community Disability Worker in Ponoka.

This is position is approx. one year contract.

Job Summary:
 

As a Community Disability Worker, you will provide high quality supports to adults with developmental disabilities who live in the community. 
 

Motivated, compassionate and organized, you enthusiastically assist with daily living activities and social events supporting dignity, independence and empowerment. You will be skilled in providing personal care, supporting persons with developmental disabilities, supporting mental health challenges and implementing programs tailored to individual needs. The successful candidate will be creative, energetic, and possess a calm personality to work with individuals with complex needs. You will be willing to engage in various community activities with a focus on recreation.
 

Please note, as our programs operate 24 hours per day, shift work is required and will include weekends.


Education and Qualifications:

  • Minimum Grade 12 education. A Diploma/Degree in Disability Services, Social Work or Human Services (or equivalent) is considered an asset
  • Minimum 6 months experience working with persons with developmental disabilities
  • Knowledge of sign language considered an asset
  • Knowledge of community events considered an asset
  • Valid Standard First Aid Level C may be required prior to first day
  • Vulnerable Sector Check from local RCMP or city police detachment
  • Clear and Current Drivers Abstract
  • A vehicle and valid class 5 driver's license – requirement to transport clients in your personal vehicle
  • Proof of Vehicle Insurance showing $2 million liability coverage
  • Proof of Vehicle Registration for insured vehicle

What We Offer:

  • The compensation for this position is $19.30 to $20.48 per hour based on qualifications and experience.
  • Flexible benefit options when eligible.
  • Work within a highly collaborative, team-oriented organization, where your ideas are heard, and you can see your impact daily.
  • Growth Opportunities: apply and grow your skills within a dynamic, innovative and expanding Agency that is taking a leadership role in our industry.

About Catholic Social Services:
 

CSS is 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 1800 staff, and hundreds of volunteers delivering 130+ programs throughout Central Alberta. 
 

“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.” 
 

Our values are at the core of everything we do!

  • Humility: We acknowledge with gratitude our human abilities and limitations. We demonstrate humility by doing the best that we can with the resources that we have.
  • Compassion: We respond to people in need with love. We demonstrate our compassion by caring for people without judgment and without condition.
  • Respect: We demonstrate our respect by being personally present, open and attentive to those we care for and by honouring their dignity and freedom.

    

We thank all applicants. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
 

We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity, and people of faith or no faith.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Ponoka, AB, Canada