Complex Needs – Community Disability Service Practitioner Indeed

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REDI Enterprises
Published
July 11, 2024
Location
Medicine Hat, Canada
Job Type
Salary/Pay
From $20.50 an hour
City
  • Medicine Hat

Description

Do you want to be a part of something meaningful to the lives of others? Every day REDI’s team of over 230 employees develops and delivers meaningful programs, supports and advocacy for persons with disabilities. Founded in 1952, REDI Enterprises Society is the driving force behind the movement to build a community where everyone belongs. This is not just a marketing catchphrase. It is a fundamental belief, and heartfelt mission for REDI's entire team of professionals.

Why work for REDI?

We offer a highly supportive team environment, ongoing growth and developmental opportunities, and competitive wages and benefits. We have a culture of learning and value innovation where we want to see everyone shine and reach their potential. Our bedrock is to treat everyone with dignity and respect. We also firmly believe in the power of connection and for all staff to have a strong sense of belonging in the workplace. Don't miss your chance to be part of our team! Submit your application today.

What to expect in the role

REDI Enterprises Society is presently seeking casual, part-time, and fulltime Complex Needs Disability Service Practitioners (CDSP’s). You will be supporting adults with developmental, physical, and complex psychiatric disabilities. With a passion for supporting people with disabilities, you will:

  • Provide physical care, meal preparation, medication administration, and assist in day-to-day living activities
  • Provide supports a spectrum of individuals including clients with high complex behaviour needs such as verbal aggression, physical aggression, sexual aggression
  • Provide opportunities for choice, self advocacy, and participation in matters relating to the client’s home
  • Assist in attending recreational activities, social events, appointments, ect.
  • Completed required client documentation effectively

What you bring

You take pride in being a team player who is compassionate and attentive with proven problem solving and critical thinking skills. You have the ability to listen actively, express yourself clearly, and adapt your communication style to the people you support. You are responsible, patient, and can keep calm under pressure. You have a person-centered approach and will take the time to get to know your client and act in their best interest, while maintaining professional boundaries.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of post-secondary education in a related field
  • Between 6 months and 2 years of relevant experience
  • First Aid-Level C/CPR Certificate
  • Basic computer literacy that meets the requirements of the specific role and agency/service
  • Clean criminal record or one that is acceptable to the Executive Director
  • Clean Vulnerable Sector Record or one that is acceptable to the Executive Director
  • A positive attitude and belief that persons with disabilities have the right and responsibility to define and act on their life choices and seek active participation in the community
  • An understanding of the opportunities and options available to persons with disabilities, mindful of cultural and ethnic sensitivity
  • A suitable combination of education and experience may be considered

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual

Pay: From $20.50 per hour

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Application question(s):

  • Are you looking for fulltime, part time or casual employment?
  • Do you have an Alberta Class 5 Drivers License?
  • Please tell me a little more about your experience supporting individuals with addictions and navigating mental health challenges?

Work Location: In person

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