Fort Nelson Family Development Society

5012 Airport Drive
Fort Nelson , British Columbia (Canada)
Fax - 250-774-2831

Posted On: 01-18-2019

Job ID #: 769

Job Title: Community Support Worker (10 to 15hrs)

Job Category: Office-Professional

Job Type: Part-time

Job Sub Type: Permanent

Vacancies: 1

Required DriverLicence: Yes

Class: 5

Required Drug Screening: No

Check Criminal Record: Yes

Qualifications:

Successful candidates will be motivated and use their creativity, planning, networking and communication skills to assist those we support in achieving meaningful inclusion in our community. Despite the challenges and expectations of this position, the work we do is  rewarding and fulfilling beyond measure.

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years previous experience working with people with various disabilities
  • Preference given to candidates with some post-secondary education (either certificates, diploma or degree) but experience will be considered in Lieu
  • clean criminal record check, 
  • clean RCMP check
  • First Aid
  • Ability to use email, various internet applications and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Understand the importance of empowering people to support themselves to be healthy, happy and safe
  • Perceptiveness and ability to resolve conflict in a diplomatic and reasonable manner
  • Demonstrate initiative, be resourceful and creative
  • Work independently, collaboratively within the team and with the organization
  • Have the ability to work in a family centred practice

Duties:

This position as a Community Support Worker will provide support to school age children and youth with developmental disabilities, mental health, challenging behavior, high medical needs, autism, and assisting with personal care in a community or group setting. 

This position works independently in community and group settings with little supervision. 

 
Our typical hours of operation for this position are Monday through Friday 2:30 to 5:30 with the possibility of flexible hours during school holidays.
 
This position's hours may be flexible to accommodate an employee who works in a school setting or other job setting during the day and can not start until after 3:15 pm. 

Salary: 18.46 to 21.72

How To Apply: InPerson,Email,Fax