Support worker – social services at Strive Living Society 

Full Time
Canada
Posted 3 weeks ago

20 vacancies for Support workers – social services at Strive Living Society. The position is full-time permanent employment and you can start as soon as possible if chosen.

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You can earn as much as 21.63 dollars per hour and work up to 12 to 40 hours per week. Working hours include Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, Overtime, On Call, Early Morning, Morning, and the job comes with other benefits.

  •  Location690 Gerstmar Road, Kelowna, BCV1X 4B5
  •  Salary$21.63 hourly for 12 to 40 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment –Permanent employment, Part-time leading to full time
  •  Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, Overtime, On Call, Early Morning, Morning
  •  Start date –Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Health benefits, Other benefits, Long term benefits, Financial benefits

Overview

Languages

English

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Education

  • No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Work Site Environment

  • Education or training
  • Programs dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Work Setting

  • Group home
  • Work in employer’s/client’s home
  • Community centre
  • Private residence

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Administrative and office activities
  • Appraise clients’ needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Implement life skills workshops
  • Assess client’s relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Sign language
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Supervision

  • 1 to 2 people
  • Working groups

Credentials

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses

  • Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Certificate
  • Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Certificate
  • Behaviour management Certification
  • Emergency child care first aid and CPR
  • Mandt System training
  • Mental health first aid Certificate
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Experience and Specialization

Target Audience

  • Aboriginal groups
  • Culturally diverse groups
  • Females
  • Males

Additional Information

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driver’s validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding

Weight Handling

  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Personal Suitability

  • Client focus
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Team player

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement
  • Gasoline paid
  • Mileage paid

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Maternity and parental benefits
  • Other benefits
  • Pension plan
  • Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site amenities
  • On-site housing options
  • On-site recreation and activities
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Transportation provided by employer
  • Parking available
  • Wellness program

Additional requirements

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Persons with disabilities, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors, Veterans, Visible minorities, Youth

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.
By email

hr@striveliving.ca

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