Support Worker: Team Leader/Manager
Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Required Education: Post secondary education in a related field
- Participate in selection of all residential support persons.
- Oversee training and orientation of all support staff.
- Supervision and regular yearly evaluation of all support persons on the team.
- A 3-month evaluation done on all new hires
- Deal with emergencies as they arise and ensure that first aid is current and fire escape procedures are known and practiced by all support persons.
- Role model exemplary service delivery, job performance and advocacy.
- Ensure all licensing requirements are met and maintained.
- Act as a resource person to Key Workers in developing Personal Life Plans.
- Maintain close contact with parents and others concerned, in order to ensure that real needs are met.
- Circulate quarterly or semi-annual reports to funding agencies and families.
- Ensure all support persons are knowledgeable of and adhere to the Policy and Procedure and Society manuals.
- Ensure that safety, health and sanitary conditions are maintained in the home.
- Ensure the dignity, privacy and rights of the individuals in the home are provided at all times.
- Provide documentation of all meetings with support persons, generic agencies and other community professionals.
- Provide to residential support persons competent coordination and effective leadership on a professional level.
- Oversee the operation of the residence, ensuring home is well-maintained, in good repair and homey.
- Take disciplinary action as needed according to the Policy and Procedures/Personnel Policy Manuals.
- Be responsible to the Executive Director and keep her/him informed by regular verbal or written communication.
- Maintain all personnel files.
- Be responsible for all monthly in-house expenditures and submit expense reports monthly.
- Ensure hours of work schedules are posted by specified date and copied to the Executive Director.
- Train and supervise practicum students.
- Ensure team meets monthly.
- In conjunction with the Key Workers and ED, analyze outcomes and results of surveys to evaluate service and ensure recommendations are followed through.
- Responsible for documentation per shift requirement.
- Assist individuals with all aspects of daily living including, meals, home maintenance, and recreational activities.
- Complete additional duties as per shift responsibilities description.
- Practices person-centered support service i.e. valuing , respect, dignity, and communication on a regular, professional 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.
- Strong leadership skills
- Strong value base
- Previous experience working with people with challenges
- Ability to communicate effectively
- Good mental and physical health
- Physician’s Note of Health
- Current First Aid with CPR-C (AED)
- 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