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Competition #: 2022-67-TPR-04
Closing Date May 19, 2022
Employment Type: Temporary, Part-time May 30, 2022 to March 31, 2023
Location Yorkton Branch
Compensation

When applying please include competition number 2022-67-TPR-04  in the email subject line.

Duties and responsibilities:

At SaskAbilities, we believe in working together to provide innovative programs and services to meet the individual needs of our clients. This position works both independently and within all program teams; under the direction of Program Coordinators and Senior Supervisors.  Shifts include: daytime, evenings, and weekends.

Duties include:

  • Provide respite services to children, youth, and adults including transportation, activity planning and facilitating in the community, facility or the individual’s home
  • Provide job coaching services to youth and adults at a work site or in a community setting with a focus on developing skills to maintain employment
  • Facilitate activities in Day Program/Drop-In Centre; including life skills, social recreation, crafts/baking, as well as personal/intimate care.
  • Facilitate evening group programming for children/youth/adults
  • Supervise 1- 6 clients who may have complex behaviors due their developmental, neurological, physical or mental illness disabilities

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Diploma –Human Services Field
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence, must have access to reliable vehicle for work/transporting clients
  • Valid First Aid/CPR/AED or willingness to obtain within three months

Experience:

  • One year experience in related field working with children/youth/adults experiencing disabilities

Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills for effective communication with clients/support systems/employers
  • Good observational, concentration, and insight skills
  • Ability to understand/connect with individuals—recognizing and connecting diverse needs and values
  • Ability to assess safety and respond to unpredictable situations with independent decision making
  • Basic computer skills and ability to effectively complete documentation

Final Candidates are required to provide satisfactory criminal record checks including a vulnerable sector search.

Submit resume, cover letter and references to:

Mail:      Mary Baron, Executive Assistant

SaskAbilities – Yorkton Branch

PO Box 5011  YORKTON SK  S3N 3Z4

Phone:  1-833-444-4126 toll free     Fax: 306-782-7844

Email
careers@saskabilities.ca Please include the position you are applying for and the competition number in the email subject line.

For position-specific questions, please contact the above. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

SaskAbilities is an inclusive organization, welcoming individuals of all abilities. We believe in workplace diversity and we do not discriminate in our employee selection. Race, colour, disability, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation does not play a role in our hiring decisions.