New Job Community Residential Worker In Saskatchewan
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Community Residential Worker
Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $25.39–$29.71 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan
Community Living Service Delivery (CLSD), Crisis and Respite Services works with individuals experiencing intellectual disabilities to ensure their physical, emotional, and social needs are met with goal of supporting their independence, living arrangements, and lifestyle as independent as possible within their own home and community.
Community Residential Workers focus on creating positive, engaging experiences for those we work with. We are seeking creative and energetic individual(s) who welcome challenge, are proactive, love to learn and embrace change, have a strong work ethic, and enjoy variety in their work while making positive meaningful changes in peoples’ lives. We care about and believe in people, joining our team means we share a passion for cultivating strong relationships by building trust and delivering quality client-centered services through collaboration, creativity, support, and independence.
Brigham Home in Moose Jaw requires caring, enthusiastic positive role models for the Community Residential Worker position to support clients in living their lives to their fullest. In this rewarding position, your work will promote and support your clients’ independence through individualized/group programming and community participation geared to their own individualized needs. Your interactions with your clients will establish positive and supportive relations utilizing best practices and initiatives consistent with their individualized programming and supportive plan.
Community Residential Workers directly work with clients providing quality client-centered services to enhance an individual’s ability to function safely and independently, building rapport and trusting relations with the client, the client’s families and third parties enhancing the client’s life and lifestyle. Your hands on work and engagement with the client is conducted in a learning and supportive manner and utilizes your effective communication, positive role modeling, patience, adaptability, leadership, and organization to assist in completing the following responsibilities:
- Deliver direct therapeutic services and to individuals living in the home.
- Deliver vocational programs and community supports.
- Assist with personal care duties (hygiene, eating, dressing, transporting), and life skills.
- Facilitate physical, recreational, social, and educational activities.
- Implement individualized comprehensive behaviour support strategies (least restrictive).
- Deliver crisis support services.
- De-escalate various types of behaviours ensuring the client, yourself, and others safety.
- Drive and transport clients.
What we offer:
CLSD, Crisis and Respite Services value their employees and the work they do. To assist them we provide a thorough onboarding that includes safety training required for the position.
Typically, the level of knowledge and skills for this position is obtained through post-secondary education in a related human service field such as Disability Support Worker, Psychology or Social Work and/or gained through related experience working in a therapeutic capacity with people with intellectual disabilities who may display complex and challenging behaviours.
Our choice candidate is a positive, patient, client focused, non-judgmental, understanding and an empathetic individual, who celebrates diverse opinions, lifestyles and behaviours and strives to help and support all for their betterment.
This position is a shift work position; the successful candidate must be legally eligible to operate a vehicle supplied by the Ministry.
- Please note, due to the nature of the position employees will be exposed to the risk of violent (behavioural) situations in which PART training reinforces safety concerns and assists in precautionary measures.
The Ministry of Social Services works with citizens as they build better lives for themselves through economic independence, strong families and strong community organizations. We are committed to investing in positive outcomes for people in areas of income support, child and family services, affordable housing and supports for persons with disabilities. Come join our team!
Candidates must clearly indicate in their application, resume, and cover letter how they have acquired the skills and abilities required for this position. Candidates will be screened based on the information provided.