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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)
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Life Skills Worker

Reference ID: LPF16-31
Category:
Community and Social Services
Type:
Full Time
Location:
Vancouver, BC     

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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: 
LIFE SKILLS WORKER | #LPF16-31

SERVICE AREA: Vocational & Community Services

LOCATION: CAP

START DATE: October 16, 2016

TERM/STATUS: Permanent Full Time

SCHEDULE/HRS: Mon-Fri, Flex Hours based on client's needs,
      evening hours required  //  37.5 hours per week

HOURLY WAGE: $18.59 - $19.58

 

THE ROLE:  

The nature of this position is to provide comprehensive and effective support to individuals living independently.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

  • Degree or Diploma in area directly related to supporting people with developmental disabilities such as Social Services.
  • 2 years’ experience working with people who deal with concurrent disorders.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully implement instructional and proactive training programs for clients.
  • Experience with principles of positive behaviour management is desirable.
  • A non-judgmental attitude, ability to relate to participants, work unsupervised, and generate/monitor workload.
  • Knowledge of community resources. 

Standard requirements of the Life Skills Worker include:

  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Medical Clearance
  • Driver’s Abstract
  • 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   

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION: Quote LPF16-31 in subject line of your email, attach an up-to-date resume & cover letter and send ‘Attention H.R. Assistant’ to [email protected] 

For more information, please visit our website at www.develop.bc.ca

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


Posted: December 7, 2016
Closes:February 5, 2017
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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) is a non-profit association which supports children and adults with developmental disabilities, enabling them to realize their full potential through ne...

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