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Posting#

22-33

Posting Status

Position Filled

Department #

87

Posting Date

6/24/2022

Closing Date

7/8/2022

Position Title

Community Support Worker (CSW)

Position Status

Permanent Part-Time

Highlights

TN is a slightly built older gentleman, who will be living in South Vancouver with his shared living caregiver and family. TN enjoys spending time in the community as well as at home. He has a good sense of humour and likes those who possess a positive and motivating attitude, while able to maintain clear boundaries. Best suited is someone with a patient and compassionate approach and clear communication; mindful of your actions and insightful of others.

Duties and responsibilities

- Home support duties (including, but not limited to personal care, bathing, bathroom support, meal preparation and eating).
- Use of lifts and transfers as needed.

- Providing companionship and accompanying the Individual in community outings and leisure activities within the home.

- Maintaining records of daily activities, health and goals.

- Accompanying the Individual to appointments.

- Ensure the Individual’s rights and choices are respected and advocate as needed.

- Excellent understanding of behaviour management principles and strategies including mental health needs.

- Performing range of motion exercises as set up and outlined by the occupational therapist. 

- Encourage and motivate individual through trust building, sharing and companionship.

- Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with team members.

Location

South Vancouver

Reports to

Program supervisor

Rate of Pay

CSW: $20.09/hour to $22.75/hour

Probation

3 Months

Driving Requirement

Driving not required

Preferred Training or Experience

- Experience dealing with challenging behaviour; awareness of/experience supporting people living with mental illness.


- Excellent observational skills and ability to not miss verbal cues.
- Very clear oral communication and excellent active listening skills.

- Excellent critical thinking skills.

- Excellent interpersonal skills and community connecting skills.

- Demonstrated ability to motivate and encourage others.
- Demonstrated ability to consistently follow protocols and behavioural support guidelines.


- Experience with lifts/transfers and physically able to push a manual wheelchair.


- Prior experience provide personal hygiene support/care.

Specific Training or Experience Required

Supporting People who get anxious; Ability to motivate, encourage and engage the interests of others.; Computer proficiency (email, Word, internet usage); Mandt Certification

Expected Hours of Work

14 hrs per week.
Sunday, Monday, Shift hours of 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Start Date

7/3/2022

To Apply by Email, Quote Posting #

mailto:personnel@spectrumsociety.org

Service

Shared Living - AMF

Click the link to apply online to this posting

https://sscl4.sharevision.ca/AnonymousForm/new/36098770-8f22-4f90-8dc5-2bac4b01e1eb

Covid-19 vaccination

Proof of vaccine required to support people to access community activities as per provincial guidelines

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Created at 6/24/2022 2:17 PM by Danna Nielsen
Last modified at 8/10/2022 11:10 AM by Danna Nielsen