Community Support Practitioner

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Community Support Practitioner

Resicare is always looking for passionate, dedicated individuals who want to make a difference in people’s lives.  We offer competitive wages for a wide range of opportunities including full-time, part-time and relief.  Dependent on hours of work we offer a comprehensive benefits package, three weeks of holidays to start and flexible working hours.

If this is what you are looking for please forward resumes to resicare@resicare.org

House 3 – 76 hrs – Full-Time position

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.


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.
  • Must be comfortable to drive client’s van and have clean driving record. Must be 25yrs old to drive the van.


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 resicare@resicare.org with an expression of interest.