Adult Community Participation Worker - Semi-Independent Living Program (SIL)

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
ICSS
  • Community Outreach
  • Case Management
  • Developmental Services
  • Social Work
Full Time
  • Ontario
  • Ontario - Ottawa Area
Experienced (Non-manager)$20.66(Hourly)2019-02-142019-04-15

ADULT COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION WORKER - SEMI-INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM (SIL)

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ICSS is currently looking for a Community Participation Worker for our SIL Program. This program provides case management, outreach and advocacy services and care planning to individuals who have: a developmental delay, physical disabilities, a dual diagnosis and/or challenging behaviours. SIL provides training to both adults and youth with disabilities within various settings, including home and community, so that each individual may achieve the maximum level of independence possible. Programming includes planning, implementing and evaluating recreation, social, educational, vocational and life skills programs for the purpose of providing meaningful programs to people with a developmental disability and enabling them to attain their maximum physical, social, and mental well-being. 

Shifts consist of a scheduled rotation with mainly 8 hour shifts, including days/evenings/weekends.

Educational Requirements

  • DSW, CYW or SSW or 2 years' experience in the field working with individuals with developmental delays and physical disabilities.
  • Must have CPR/First Aid/CPI training.

Experience Requirements

  • Must be willing to provide a high level of personal care to participants.
  • Experience working with individuals who have aggressive behaviours; ability to deal with behavioural situations.
  • Experience working with people with developmental disabilities.
  • Candidates must have a proven track record in the areas of support provision and positive, professional relationships with community partners and families.
  • Ability to plan, organize and execute programs and outings.
  • Written communication skills to complete forms/reports.
  • Effective conflict resolution, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Interpersonal skills for problem solving and relationship building with internal and external participants, staff, and parents.
  • Recreational and programming experience required.
  • Experience working in vocational, educational programs an asset.

Extra Skills Required

  • Co-operation, requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured cooperative attitude.
  • Must have valid driver's license and must have own vehicle.

 

Please include your resume as well as a cover letter outlining your accomplishments and indicating why you would be suitable for this position.

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