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38-18 Casual Support Worker, Dual Diagnosis

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Company Name Pathways to Independence
Location Belleville and Area including Picton, Napanee, Frankford, and Trenton
Date Posted September 14, 2018
Category Non Profit/Community Services
Job Type Casual
ASAP Yes
Criminal Record Check Required Yes
Driver's License Yes
Education College
Job Apply https://www.fitzii.com/apply/34595?s=c2 Please apply at: https://www.fitzii.com/apply/32797?s=c2 If you are unable to apply in the manner the employer has requested, please contact janetm@pathwaysind.com with your accommodation request.
Own Vehicle Yes
Rate of Pay $18.86 per hour
Shift Hours yes

Description

Pathways Posting:   38-18

Job Title:                   Casual Support Worker, Dual Diagnosis

Type of Positions:    Part-Time

Area of Search:         OPEN

Wage Rate:                $18.86 per hour

 

Come join us and help to support people in living their best lives.

 

Pathways provides supportive housing options, day, and recreation programs, psychiatric counselling and behaviour therapy, court and justice related services and short-term respite to adults with acquired brain injury/developmental disability, who may also have complex needs.  Learn more about how you can help people to live their best lives by visiting our website: www.pathwaysind.com

 

Pathways to Independence is hiring Casual Support Workers who will work as a member of the support team to enhance the social, leisure and daily living activities of clients. Under the direction of the Client Services Manager, the Casual Support Worker supports adults’ mental health, behavioural challenges and those involved in forensic services in accordance with the person’s individual Quality of Life Plan. The Casual Support Worker assists with activities such as activities of daily living and supports community and personal development skills in accordance with the person’s Quality of Life Plan and other directives, as required.  The Casual Support Worker will implement established strategies and behaviour management plans under the general directions of the Client Services Manager.  The Casual Support Worker ensures that the person’s services and supports promote their rights, choices, self-determination, independence and builds personal and community living skills.

 

The successful candidate must have the following skills/qualifications:

 

  • Secondary School Graduation and a minimum one year post-secondary certificate in Human or Health Services (Personal Support Worker or equivalent).  Proof of education is a condition of employment;
  • Continuing education in development disabilities/acquired brain injuries is an asset;
  • Current First Aid and CPR;
  • Valid G class driver’s licence.  The successful candidate must have access to their own vehicle.

 

Ideal candidates will also have experience and abilities aligned with the key responsibilities for these positions, which includes:

  • Demonstrate a person centred philosophy and commitment to agency vision, mission and guiding principles
  • Experience supporting adults with a dual diagnosis, mental health or other cognitive impairments i a residential, community or independent living environment is preferred;
  • Knowledge of Justice and Social Services system, services and supports an asset;
  • Provide effective services and supports to supported persons;
  • Manage and maintain accurate client information and documentation;
  • Participate in and ensure a positive team environment.

 

Successful candidates must be available to work a minimum of three (3) shifts in every two-week pay period.  Shifts are from 4-12 hours and include days, evenings, weekends, nights, and holidays.

 

The successful candidate must be able to perform the job duties as outlined in the job description. 

 

All employees at Pathways will be responsible for a commitment to safety.

 

How to Apply:

Please quote the posting number when applying. Interested applicants are invited to submit both a cover letter and resume reflecting the specific job requirements, qualifications, and experience, to: https://www.fitzii.com/apply/34595?s=c2

 

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act, personal information is collected and will only be used for the purpose of candidate selection. Pathways is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise Human Resources of accommodation measures you may require during our selection process. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

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