Date Listed:  July 6, 2018

Position: Term – Community Support Practitioner (Residential)

Start Date:  August 15, 2018


BASIC JOB DESCRIPTION: 

  • An experienced direct support role in the field of disabilities.
  • This position provides front line support to individuals with disabilities, as well as, participating in assessments, person-centered planning and plan implementation.
  • Compatibility with specific individual is a must.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Diploma or equivalent formal education in Rehabilitation Services, Social Sciences or related discipline.
  • Qualifications and experience that position the person to provide a broad range of general and often specialized services to individuals with disabilities.
  • Demonstrate oral and written skills to meet planning and reporting requirements.
  • Must have the ability to work effectively in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
  • Maintain agency mandatory training requirements and obtain specialized training as required.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting and supporting individuals in the establishment and maintenance of shared, respectful relationships within the community, with a view to meaningful participation and inclusion.
  • Being aware of the individual’s physical, social and recreational environments and taking action to minimize risks and maximize participation / inclusion.
  • Being aware of and adhering to established policies, practices and operational protocols.
  • Assisting, supporting and encouraging individuals to achieve their personal goals through the development of basic living and related skills.
  • Assisting with the direct care, as required.
  • Assisting and supporting individuals through advocacy.
  • Maintaining clear and objective records and preparing required reports, and other documentation.
  • Communicate in a professional, timely, accurate and respectful manner with individuals, families, guardians, staff and community representatives.
  • Adhering to general professional ethics and confidentiality.

 

Please send resume’s to nkunz@resicare.org with an expression of interest.