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Direct Support Worker

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Job Order #: 5587705

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Langenburg & District Activity Centre
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Employer Name:
Langenburg & District Activity Centre

Employer Address:
PO BOX 520

Contact Name:
Kaylee Miller

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We are currently seeking a caring, compassionate, person centred  and enthusiastic individual to join our team! We are hiring for a Direct Support Worker in our Langenburg Group Homes working a variety of hours.

The role may include but is not limited to:
- Implements person centred plans
-Provides personal and physical supports and care to participants as necessary (i.e. feeding, dressing, bathing etc.)
-Acts as a positive role model
-Understands and follows both positive and behavioural programming
-Stores, administers, and documents use of medications
-Provides overall life enrichment to individuals through both positive programming, community outings etc.
-Cooks, cleans and reports  maintenance concerns as necessary
-Other duties as assigned


Skills and Abilities

Work Setting
 - Group home
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Physically demanding
 - Work under pressure
 - Fast-paced environment
Ability to Supervise
 - 3-4 people
Security and Safety
 - Driving record check (abstract)
 - Child abuse registry check
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
 - Bondable
Specific Skills
 - Implement behaviour management programs
 - Conduct follow-up assessments
 - Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
 - Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
Essential Skills
 - Significant use of memory
 - Continuous learning
 - Finding information
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Valid driver's licence
 - Vehicle supplied by employer
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Medication Administration Certificate
 - Community Support Worker (CSW) Diploma
Additional Skills
 - Food preparation
 - Housekeeping activities
Target Groups or Clients
 - Persons with learning disabilities
 - Persons with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
 - Persons with mental health disabilities
 - Persons with physical disabilities
 - Persons with intellectual disabilities
 - Persons who are blind/visually impaired
 - Persons who are deaf/hard of hearing
Type of Community or Social Service
 - Programs dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorder


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