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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER | #CWPF17-31

Reference ID: #CWPF17-31

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Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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Community and Social Services


The Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) is a leading employer in BC’s social services sector. With over 50 community-based programs and services for children, youths, and adults in Vancouver and Richmond, we offer superior programs and services to enable people with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential.

JOB TITLE: COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER | #CWPF17-31
LOCATION: Vancouver
START DATE: ASAP
TERM/STATUS: Permanent Full Time
SCHEDULE/HRS: Mon-Fri, 7:30-15:00 // 37.5 hours per week
HOURLY WAGE: $19.31

THE ROLE:

The Community Support Worker (CSW) assists clients with their physical, vocational, recreational, social, emotional, and daily life skill development. The CSW supports clients to achieve the greatest degree of independence and quality of life as possible.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

  • Degree or Diploma in area directly related to supporting people with developmental disabilities such as Social Services, Human Services, or Education.
  • 1-2 years of experience working with people with developmental disabilities in vocational & community settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully implement instructional and proactive training programs for clients.
  • Must be able to perform lifts and transfers of 40lbs & ability to go in chlorinated swimming pools.
  • Experience with principles of positive behaviour management.
  • Must be able to swim in chlorinated pools

Standard requirements of the Community Support Worker include:

  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Medical Clearance
  • Clean Driver’s Abstract
  • Restricted Class 4 Driver's License
  • Valid First Aid/CPR
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention Certification
  • Demonstrated competency in English
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Eligible to work in Canada


WHAT WE OFFER: 

  • A fully employer-paid, comprehensive health and welfare benefits plan 
  • Municipal Pension Plan 
  • Educational and training opportunities 

 

*This position requires Union membership.

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION: Please follow the link: https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/6124527.jobs?ApplyToJob=151228939

For more information, please visit our website at www.develop.bc.ca or email [email protected]

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.



Posted: December 9, 2017
Closes:February 7, 2018
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About Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) is a non-profit association which supports children and adults with developmental disabilities, enabling them to realize their full potential ...