Integra Support Services - Sidney Business Improvement Area Society

Integra Support Services

We are a community-based agency that provides person and family-centred supports for people with diverse abilities on Vancouver Island.

We like to think of ourselves as a big family and we invite you to get to know our dedicated assistants, leadership team, families, and community partners. They all play a vital role in ensuring that we continue to provide quality services in nurturing, positive, and productive settings.

Integra is contracted to provide supports and services on behalf of Community Living British Columbia (CLBC). CLBC is a crown corporation that has been given legislative responsibility governing all services to persons with developmental disabilities in BC. We also receive funding from the Ministry of Children and Family Development to support children and youth with special needs.

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  • Community Support Worker

    • Part Time
    • Full Time
    • Casual
    • Job Description:

      Are you looking for an exciting career in Social Services? Our organization offers full benefits upon meeting eligibility requirements, great training opportunities for growth and a fun, positive environment for both staff and residents!

      Position Description:

      Integra Support Services is a dynamic and expanding social service agency on Vancouver Island. We offer a broad range of services, supports and opportunities to adults and children who live with diverse abilities and intellectual challenges. Our focus and approach is person specific and person centered.

      As a Residential Support Worker, you will follow the direction of the Program Coordinator, function as part of a team to provide for the daily living needs of individuals in the community and contribute to all operational aspects of the program as defined in the Job Description.

      Qualifications:

      Grade 12
      First Aid Certification (can be obtained upon hire)
      Medical certificate confirming physical, mental and emotional suitability necessary for position
      TB Test (can be obtained upon hire)
      BC Criminal Records Check Clearance
      Community Support Worker certificate or an equivalent combination of training and experience
      Valid Class 4 Driver’s Licence
      NVCI or SIVA training an asset
      The right applicant shall possess:

      Knowledge and experience working with developmental, physical disabilities, mental health and behaviours
      Ability to create a meaningful routine
      Knowledgeable of creating independence vs. creating dependence
      Following health care plans
      Completing daily documentation
      Implementing personal protocols, schedules, and activities
      Accompanying/transporting individuals to appointments and activities in the community
      Knowledge and experience with community integration and teaching life skills
      Abilities:

      Ability to work with individuals specific to this position
      Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
      Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position & shift responsibilities
      Ability to follow protocols, policies and procedures
      Ability to stay calm and focused in stressful situation
      Ability to promote positive behavioural intervention strategies
      Ability to recognize a potential crisis/emergency situation, analyze the situation accurately, and develop strategies to deal with the situation
      Ability to follow the Risk Assessments and apply all Safety Plans/ Behaviour Support Strategies.

    • Wage/Salary: 19.76/hour (extended health benefits)
    • Start date: 14/05/2019
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