Relief Worker - Newcastle - Residential Services

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Posted On:
Closing On:
Friday, 30th October 2020
Sunday, 29th November 2020
Category: Other
Department: Community Disability Service Worker
Shift: Relief
Location: Drumheller
Job Type:
Education: High School
Pay Rate: 15.85
Travel: Valid Drivers License Required

Job Description:

The Community Disabilities Services Worker in the Residential Program is a frontline role with basic reporting/documentation duties, with the responsibility to support individuals with home living in their community.  They are to ensure individuals are supported in being as independent as possible, maximize their personal well-being and be fully engaged, valued members of their communities.

 Preferred Qualifications 

·        High School Diploma or equivalent 

·        Diploma in a relevant discipline 

·        Emergency First Aid/CPR 

·        Medication Administration 

·        Abuse Prevention and Response Protocol 

·        Proactive Behaviour Intervention 

·        Foundations in Community Disabilities Studies Certificate 

·        A minimum six months practical experience up to 2 years


Preferred Skills:

Communicating in an effective manner (verbal, nonverbal, written and electronic) that fosters open communication.

Flexibility to adapt to and work effectively within a variety of situations and with various individuals or groups.

Focus on the Individual - Identifying and responding to current and future support needs.

Creative Problem Solving and Decision Making.

Values and Ethics - Conduct consistent with the fundamental values and ethics of the agency, the sector and the profession.

Teamwork - Working collaboratively with others to achieve common goals and positive results.

Professional Excellence - Working towards a standard of excellence.

Fostering Independence in Others.

Self-Awareness - Positive practices for handling stressful and negative situations.

Interpersonal Relations and Respect - Dealing with people in a respectful and sensitive manner.

Advocating for others.

Collaboration - encouraging efforts and information sharing from within one's team, with individuals and organizations working toward shared outcomes.