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About the Position
OrganizationLethbridge Family Services
Position: COMMUNITY DISABILITY SERVICES WORKER
Description: Position Overview:
A Community Disability Services Worker supports and facilitates the development of skills and competencies to assist individuals with disabilities to pursue and achieve their goals by accessing meaningful community based activities.
Responsibilities: Responsibilities include:
 Fostering proactive, innovative results to individuals and families affected by brain injury, developmental disabilities and/or fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
 Supporting individuals to participate in meaningful community based employment, community and volunteer placements, recreation and leisure and life skills activities.
 Completing personal care routines and administering medications; operating a mechanical lift, providing encouragement while assisting with range of motion exercises or other identified skill development domains.
 Promoting healthy and active lifestyles.
 Assisting with skill development in areas such as daily living activities and social interactions.
 Administrative duties.
Qualifications: Qualifications:
 High school diploma and/or two years direct frontline experience in the field.
 Reliable, team player.
 Reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license, registration and insurance ($2 000 000 liability insurance).
 Strong organizational and time management skills.
 Physically able to safely support individuals in activities such as lifting and transferring.
 Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
 Strong verbal and written communication skills.
 Ability to be flexible and adapt to changes.
 Knowledge and/or Education of FASD, Challenging behaviors and Dementia is an asset.
 The successful candidate will be required to provide a Police Information Check.
Benefits: This is a permanent part-time position. Monday – Friday afternoons.
Start date: October, 2019
Contact Information:
Kennedy Rawleigh
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Please submit, in confidence, a resume and cover letter referencing job posting DC240 and where you viewed our ad.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to
continue in the process will be contacted.
Lethbridge Family Services is an equal opportunity employer.
DR. FOSTER JAMES PENNY BUILDING
324 5TH STREET SOUTH
LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA
T1J 2B5
PHONE: 403-332-4320
FAX: 403-332-4321

 

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