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Competition #: 2024-89-PFR-01
Closing Date July 19, 2024
Employment Type: Permanent, Full-time
Location Regina
Compensation Pay Class 13 ($22.64 - $27.94 per hour) plus benefit package.

When applying, please include competition number 2024-89-PFR-01 and position title in the subject line of all emails. Include all documentation in a single attachment.

Duties and responsibilities:

At SaskAbilities, we believe in working together to provide innovative programs and services to meet the needs of our participants. Under the direction of the Sr. Supervisor, the Support Worker will support adults experiencing disability with one-to-one support to assist them to achieve their goals by filling any gaps they may have in their independent living skills. Areas of support will be determined for each person based on their individualized goals and needs. In addition, there will be work in the Day Program as required.

Please note that one-to-one support is provided throughout the day. Shift work is required and may include mornings, daytime, evenings, and weekends.

Duties and Responsibilities may include:

  • Teach daily living skills (e.g., managing a home, transportation training, meal planning/preparation, interpersonal relations, personal care issues).
  • Support with budgeting and money management.
  • Assist with connections to community professionals and resources (e.g., doctors, landlords, social workers).
  • Assist to find housing (e.g., viewings, landlords, utility connection, guidance regarding choices and availability).
  • Assist to manage socially appropriate behaviours and promote independence.
  • Maintain documentation (e.g., daily activities, attendance, progress a/o concerns, participant program files).
  • Provide support to adults who participate in the day program including on-site and community-based activities, volunteer placements, and transportation as required.
  • Report regularly to Senior Supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Disability Support Worker Certificate (Rehabilitation Worker Certificate) or Life Skills Coach and/or related training and experience working with individuals of varying abilities and behaviours.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certification. Additional courses such as TLR and PART would be considered an asset.
  • One-year experience in a related field.
  • Ability to be flexible and work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, time-management and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a desire to work effectively with individuals experiencing disabilities, co-workers and community partners.

 

Final Candidates are required to provide satisfactory criminal record checks including a vulnerable sector search. The successful candidate is recommended to have an Auto Pak with at least 1 million dollars in liability insurance.

Submit resume, cover letter and references to:

Mail:   
Senior Supervisor, Quality of Life Services
SaskAbilities, Regina Branch, 825 McDonald Street, Regina SK S4N 2X5

 

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: Kim Kinnear at 306-569-7634 or kkinnear@saskabilities.ca. 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.