Community Support Worker

Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Community Support Workers work with people to pursue activities in the community based on individual interests, gifts and defined goals.  This role supports people to become active members of the community discovering and engaging with places of belonging.  Inclusive in this role are the following: 

  • - Ensuring that individuals are connected to friends and family. 
  • - Providing individuals with the opportunity to make meaningful choices 
  • - Encouraging and recognizing individuals' contributions 
  • - Ensuring that individuals are safe and to promote their health and well-being 
  • - A key component may be to assist individuals gaining knowledge and skills to enhance their independence and/or ability to participate in their community. The position enhances the quality of life for people. The position functions as part of a team. 

 

If you are wanting Full-Time employment, would like to join a dynamic team environment and are passionate about supporting people to live the lives they dream about this could be for you.

Knowledge & Skills 

- Previous experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and ability to promote community integration in active settings 
 

Location:   COSC 2702 Norland Ave 

SALARY:  Step 1- $18.15, Step 2 - $19.04, Step 3 - $20.07, Step 4 - $21.24 

HOURS:  37.5 hours per week:  Schedule:  Mon-Fri 7:45 - 3:15 PM

 

This position requires:

  • - The ability to work effectively both as a team member and independently is essential 
  • - Experience and specialized training related to autism and/or challenging behaviours is an asset 
  • - Knowledge and ability to use alternative communication systems would be an asset 
  • - Knowledge of principles of Person Centered Thinking and Planning preferred 
  • - Working knowledge of computers/mobile apps is necessary 
     
    Qualifications for this position include, Graduation from a Community College with an appropriate diploma or certificate in Human Services OR an equivalent of education and experience.  Current First Aid & CPR, TB screening, and a valid unrestricted BC Class 5 Drivers License. 

  

This position is open to Male and Female Candidates and requires union membership.  This position requires clear Criminal Record Search 

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