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Specialized Outreach Worker, Part-Time (17.5hrs) (Creston)

compensation: Commensurate with skills and experience.
employment type: part-time

WJS Canada is currently looking for an individual to join our Outreach program in Creston, as a part-time Specialized Outreach Worker.

Job Reference – #J0719-1229

The Position:
Identifies and provides specialized supports and interventions for persons with developmental disabilities, FAS/FAE and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder in an accredited agency. Supports and instruction focus on community inclusion skill development, social network and employment skills.

The Program:
WJS Canada outreach services provide opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities to participate in their community and enjoy a range of social and leisure activities. Outreach services are a community-based mix of employment preparation and community involvement. We offer one-on-one services operating from served individual's homes or in the community.

As an ideal candidate you possess:

- A degree, diploma or certificate in one of the humanities, social work or related field. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
- Minimum of one year experience working with persons with a developmental disability, autism and/or FASD
- Knowledge of quality of life indicators
- Valid CPR/First Aid certificate (or ability to obtain prior to employment)
- Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention Certificate or equivalent certification (or ability to obtain during probationary period)
- Clear physician’s note confirming suitability, including a negative tuberculosis screening test
- Successful candidate must sign an oath of confidentiality, a conflict of interest statement, abuse protocols and a code of ethics statement.
- Must have consistent / reliable access to a working printer/scanner/copier
- Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and current driver’s abstract (hiring subject to abstract review)
- Must own a reliable vehicle with appropriate insurance
- Cellular phone with data plan (compensation provided for business use of personal device)

Schedule and Wage:
One (1) part-time position of 17.5 hours per week. Schedule to be determined with family consultation.

Wage will be determined at time of hiring, commensurate with skills and experience.

**All applicants must provide at hiring, a current (dated within 3 months of hire date) Criminal Record Check and/or Ministry Check prior to confirmation of employment with WJS Canada. As these checks can often take 1-6 weeks to obtain, it is recommended that applicants prepare accordingly.

APPLY at https://clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0719-1229&BRID=EX130902&SBDID=21896&LANG=1

Deadline for applications is August 21, 2019 or until a suitable candidate is found.

Please apply via the WJS Canada Careers page, Reference #J0719-1229 Attention: Phyllis Ortynski
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