Community Living Support Worker (Posting #21-016, Part Time)
Are you looking for challenging and rewarding employment? Do you want to make a difference and build connections within your community? If yes, we have an opportunity for you!
Chilliwack Society for Community Living is looking for a Community Living Support Worker!
Why you should work for CSCL:
• Wage: $21.63 - $25.19 per hour
• This position requires Union membership (BCGEU).
• Part time positions may to lead to Full Time positions (which include benefits such as Extended Health and Dental as well as participation in the Municipal Pension Plan, when eligible.)
• Recipient of the Canadian Non Profit Employer of Choice Award (neoc.ca) in 2017, 2018, 2019
What you’ll do as the Community Living Support Worker:
• The primary function of this position is to provide meaningful, personalized support for a young female youth in her home and community.
• Perform safe transferring techniques and participate in all aspects of recreation and leisure activities (e.g. swimming).
• Promote and support Individual rights and facilitate meaningful community inclusion.
• Facilitate ongoing learning opportunities for personal growth and development of the individual.
• Facilitate opportunities for the development of personal relationships.
• Contribute to the development and implementation of personalized plans.
• Promote Positive Behaviour Supports and effective communication.
• Education and experience working with children/youth with complex behaviours, mental health and health care needs in a residential setting.
• Demonstrated skills in the area of positive behavioral support.
• Must be physically able to meet the demands of the job, such as lifting/transferring and recreational activities
• Preference will be given to candidates who are able to demonstrate a clear understanding of Social Capital
• A positive and pleasant work attitude, effective communication skills and a solid understanding of consistent work practices are essential. This position will require working closely with external professionals.
• The successful applicant must possess or be willing to obtain a valid B.C. Class 5 Driver’s License, CPR and First Aid Certification and be able to meet all other CSCL employment criteria (e.g.: Criminal Record Search, Good Health Certificate, Food Safe Certificate, etc.)
• NOTE: This residential service is funded by MCFD. Screening through MCFD's Centralized Services HUB will be required PRIOR to commencing position.
Shifts will vary to meet the requirements of the service; thus schedule flexibility is required. This is a "float" style position to cover shorts from vacation and leave requests. This position is guaranteed a minimum of 24 hours per week, posted 2 weeks ahead as per collective. This position presents the possibility of working up to 40 hours per week at straight-time (The hours in this position may be worked over a 7-day work week consistent with Article 14.1 – Definitions)
CSCL, in partnership with the community, builds capacity for the inclusion and belonging of people with varying abilities. We promote diversity and provide innovative, individualized services that enhance quality of life. Our vision is for a community that welcomes and includes everyone! We will be a centre of excellence that inspires belonging, connection and community.