24 Hour Part Time Permanent RSS - Cornwallis
# 1961 CLAS JOB POSTING
Re: 24 Hour Part -Time Permanent
Residential Support Staff
Certification in the seven core competencies
Two years relevant work experience (full time equivalency)
The Ideal Candidate will also have:
University Degree in Social Sciences or Disability Supports & Services Diploma
Have knowledge and experience in successfully applying the principles and practices of Personal Outcome Measures
Have a high level of performance and experience supporting people who may be verbally and/or physically aggressive
A high level of performance and experience establishing and ensuring of very clear boundaries around sexual appropriateness towards; fellow residents, support staff, the general public, within the house and in the community.
Further Preference will be given to Applicants who:
Have experience in supporting people who have a brain injury, autism, and anxiety disorder
Have experience in supporting people with physical disabilities and utilizing adaptive environmental devices
Have experience in utilizing adaptive devices and/or non verbal communication techniques in supporting people who have communication barriers
Have experience in supporting people who require support with personal care and have
participated in a
proper lifting methods and back safety training in-service
Have experience in supporting people with connection seeking behaviors including self-injurious behavior
Have experience in supporting people in making choices utilizing an appropriate decision making process
Have experience or are able to create opportunities, motivate and support people to participate in activities of daily living
There can be significant physical demands associated with this position. Must be able to lift and support using appropriate lifting techniques and adaptive equipment. Must be able to bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel and crouch using good body mechanics.
Applicant must have a valid drivers’ license as well as the use of a safe and reliable vehicle while on shift and be willing to travel.
Applicants must have a proven capacity to build relationships with residents, co-workers, family, other professional support networks and management.
Shifts include days, evenings, awake overnights and weekends.
All applicants must a
pply in writing with a cover letter and current resume to:
Allysha Hammer, Supervisor
Please note: Only candidates who are interviewed will be contacted regarding the competition outcome.
Closing Date: 09 August, 2021