Support Worker: Key Workers
Job Type: Full-Time
Required Education: Post-Secondary education in a related field
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- Respect and maintain the cleanliness of people’s homes. Home should always be left cleaner than when you arrived.
- Coordination of all services to meet the social, emotional, physical, financial and spiritual needs of people responsible for.
- Maintain ongoing involvement of parents, friends, and advocates in all areas of daily living.
- Set up and accompany people to medical appointments. Work in conjunction with LES nurse regarding health care.
- Ensure parents/advocates and LES nurse are kept up-to-date on all aspects of the person’s life, including upcoming appointments, meetings, current Personal Life Plans and overall progress.
- Attend all Personal Life Plan and Team meetings. THESE ARE PAID MANDATORY MEETINGS.
- Coordinate all information and ideas for the formation of Personal Life Plans.
- Assist in Personal Life Plan development, coordinate data collections and ensure plans are following through daily.
- Ensure Daily Living Support Plans, Health Care Plans and Medical Health/History Profiles and regularly updated and documented.
- Assist person to plan for future needs, dreams and desires.
- Maintain and record all professional contacts.
- Provide a written progress report on people as required by relevant funding agency.
- Ensure that the Manager/Executive Director and other team members are kept up-to-date and informed on changes.
- In the absence of the Manager, be responsible for decision making in conjunction with other Key Worker. The Key Worker should be able to step into the managers’ role at any given moment.
- To orient new team members to the home in conjunction with the Manager in a warm, positive uplifting manner.
- To provide excellent role-modeling for the other team members and practicum students.
- To ensure confidentiality and be knowledgable of all policies and procedures as well as personnel policies.
- Ensure medications are stocked and up-to-date, re-ordering if necessary.
- Administer medications using MAR sheets and FIVE rights in medication administration.
- Ensure all financial records are kept up-to-date for each person and reconciled monthly.
- In conjunction with the Manager and person supported, ensure outcomes and results of survey recommendations are being followed through on a day-to-day basis.
- Responsible for documentation as per shift requirement.
- Assist people with all aspects of daily living including, meals, home maintenance, recreational activities, etc.
- Complete additional duties as per shift responsibility description.
- Role-model community involvement whenever possible.
- Take initiative and respond to any other responsibility delegated by the Team Leader in a positive light.
- Practices person-centered support services i.e. valuing, respect, dignity, and communication on a regular basis.
To obtain employment with Lifestyle Equity Society, applicants must be a Canadian Citizen or have appropriate working papers. Applicants need to submit the following:
- Human Service Worker, Care Aid Certificate/Diploma or related education and/or experience caring for persons with developmental disabilities and injury.
- Resume with a minimum of (2) two employment-related references and (1) character reference.
- Previous experience working with people who live with challenges
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Ability to communicate effectively
- Good mental and physical health
- Current First Aid with CPR-C (AED)
- Physician’s Note of Health
- Current TB test
- Criminal Record Check
- Class 5 Valid BC Driver’s License
- Current Satisfactory Drivers Abstract Record
- Food Safe Certificate
- WHIMIS Certificate
- Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training Certificate