Alberta College of Social Workers

Community Disability Services Worker

Calgary   |      March 22, 2017 12:00

Category:     Other
Closing Date:     04/30/2017
Employer:     CBI Home Health
Title:     Community Disability Services Worker
Address:      #200-2912 Memorial Drive Se
City:     Calgary
Date Posted:     03/22/2017
Summary:     Reporting to the Coordinator – PDD, the Community Disabilities Services Worker is responsible to support and facilitate the development of skills and competencies that will assist persons with disabilities to pursue and fulfill their goals, objectives and aspirations .
Qualifications:     Must be 18 years of age or older
Post secondary education in Human Services with preference given to individuals with some specialized training and/or has demonstrated successful experience in a relevant setting
A positive attitude and belief that persons with disabilities have the right and responsibility to define and pursue their life choices and pursue active participation and involvement in the community
Valid drivers license and access to a dependable vehicle for work related travel and maintains a record of less than 6 demerit points
Ability to meet conditions of employment including but not limited to: active Standard First Aid/CPR (Standard or level C is preferred), Immunizations: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Hep B, Varicella, Measles, Mumps, Rubella along with clear TB testing, a clear Security Clearance including Vulnerable Records check and Intervention Records Check
Ability to speak Arabic OR Cantonese would be an asset
Description:     Implement person-centered plans designed to support and assist adults, youth, and children with individual development, community disability/development, behaviour management and or personal care
Assist and support individuals to participate in a meaningful way in their personal life planning, in the identification of personal goals and aspirations, and in the definition and expansion of opportunities for personal growth and meaningful, valued roles within the community
Assist and support individuals in the establishment and maintenance of shared, respectful relationships within the community, with a view to meaningful participation and inclusion.
Be aware of the individual’s physical, social and recreational environments, take action to minimize risks and maximize participation/inclusion, and refer more complex situations to more experienced resources where appropriate
Be aware of and adhere to established policies, practices, and operational protocols, this includes being aware of adhering to medical protocols and standing orders relative to medication and other remedies
Understand community issues and opportunities, and assist/support the individual with general access to and participation in the community
Physical Requirements
Please forward your resume to:     Carmen Jiwani
Fax: 403 266 6887 (Attention Carmen Jiwani)