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32 Hour Part Time Permanent RSS - Berwick

Ref: #1965

#1965                                                                   CLAS JOB POSTING




Re:   32 Hour Part Time Permanent

                                                                             Residential Support Staff

                                                                                 Female Applicants Only


    Available Immediately


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Certification in the seven core competencies
  • Three years relevant work experience (full time equivalency)  

The Ideal Candidate will also have:

  • University Degree in Social Sciences or Diploma in the Human Services Field
  • 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

Further Preference will be given to Applicants who:

  • Have experience supporting people with communication barrier and proficient in sign language
  • Have experience in supporting people in making choices utilizing appropriate problem solving/decision making processes
  • Have experience supporting people with obsessive/compulsive behaviors, anxiety disorder and dual diagnosis
  • Have experience supporting people with visual impairment
  • Have experience in supporting people who require support with personal care
  • Have experience or is 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 apply in writing with a cover letter and current resume by:


Noon: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

                                                                          Attention Supervisor: Debra Atwell


Please note: Only candidates who are interviewed will be contacted regarding the competition outcome.

Closing Date: 15 June, 2021


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