Direct Support Worker- PT & Casual

Posted on November 22, 2019. Region: Morden & Winkler, MB

DIRECT SUPPORT WORKER SUMMARY:

Turning Leaf (Inc.) Residential Support service is designed to provide, in facility, person-centered treatment and supports to adults (or individuals transitioning to adulthood) who are living with an intellectual challenge and/or mental illness.

Reporting to the Residential Supervisors and the Residential Team Lead, the Residential Support Worker will provide our person-centered supports to participants who live in Turning Leaf’s residential facilities. Residential Support Workers will work directly with our participants in helping set goals and making healthy life choices. Residential Support Workers will work closely with the Residential Supervisor and the Residential Team Lead to observe, plan, implement and execute programs and activities that promote and encourage learning and development in daily living, social and life skills.

QUALITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Turning Leaf Residential Support Workers must possess the capacity to be aware of, and control one’s emotions. Moreover, Residential Support Workers must be able to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously, empathetically and professionally while executing their responsibilities and providing Turning Leaf’s person-centered supports. In addition, every Residential Support Worker must possess experience with and skills in:

De-escalating aggressive behavior
Working with adults who are living with an intellectual challenge, mental illness and who are in conflict with the law
Conflict resolution skills
Aptitude towards managing crisis
Excellent written and oral communication skills

MINIMUM EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:

Updated resume
18 years or older
Open availability for day and evening shifts
Clear Criminal Record Check (no older than 3 months)
Clear Child Abuse Registry Check (no older than 3 months)
Clear Adult Abuse Registry Check (no older than 3 months)
Vulnerable Persons Act training
Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training
Post secondary education in Human Services (Certificate, Diploma or Degree) is considered an asset
Valid First Aid/CPR certification
Valid Class 5 divers license and reliable vehicle
1 year direct support experience working in a residential or community setting
3 employment references

DIRECT SUPPORT WORKER BENEFITS:

Paid training (First Aid/CPR, NVCI, VPA, Mental Health First Aid etc…)
EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
Group benefits and matched GRRSP program

Job Types: Part-time, Casual

Location:


Winkler, MB

Job type: Part-time

Contact Information

Turning Leaf Community Support Services Inc
Phone: 2042215594
Email: [email protected]

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