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Job Type: Regular Full-Time

Required Education: Post secondary education in a related field

Other Requirements:

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Job Description

Duties: 

  • 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.

Hiring Requirements:

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)
  • Immunization
  • 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