Overview

Saskatchewan Abilities Council Outreach Crisis Support Worker, Yorkton Full Time in Yorkton, SK

Saskatchewan Abilities Council

Branch Yorkton SK CA

Position:
Outreach Crisis Support Worker, Yorkton
Location:
Yorkton, SK

 Valid class 5 driver’s licence and working vehicle to use for travel throughout the province and to transport clients….

Duties and responsibilities:

Duties include:

 At the Council we treat people with respect, compassion and honesty. Our programs and services are client centred, goal oriented and accountable. We value teamwork, excellence and innovation. The successful candidate must be willing to practice these values on a daily basis while providing one-to-one assistance to individuals with intellectual disabilities, who exhibit on-going severe challenging behaviors that may result in loss of their place of residence and vocational support, or cause injury to self or others. In addition, the individual must be able to:

 Conduct observations and implement programming for target clients in accordance with the stages of crisis intervention, including responsible role modeling, motivational interviewing and advocacy

 Ability to resolve conflict by balancing the needs of the individual and the agency that is supporting the individual

 Apply crisis intervention strategies

 Maintain constructive working relationships and open communication internally with coworkers, Crisis Support Coordinator and externally with the individual requiring supports and their core team.

 Travel within the Province including multiple days away from home and must be available to do evening and weekend work

 Maintain client documentation according to agency standards

 Provide supportive assistance for the physical/emotional well-being of clients including personal care for clients

Qualifications:

 Rehabilitation Worker Certificate, Recreation Therapy Certificate, Special Care Aide and/or related training and work experience

 Valid class 5 driver’s licence and working vehicle to use for travel throughout the province and to transport clients when fleet cars are not available.

 Must have experience supporting individuals with complex needs

 Knowledge of and ability to work with individuals with multiple barriers, disabilities and challenging behaviors

 Well developed interpersonal skills along with effective written and verbal communication skills,

 Effective time management, organizational skills, and creative solution focused approach to problem solving

 Ability to work independently or as part of a team

The final candidates are required to provide satisfactory police record checks

Compensation: Pay Class 14 (range of $20.63 to $25.52) plus benefits. Compensation commensurate on qualifications and experience. Submit applications complete with resume and references to:

Mail: Mary Baron, Executive Assistant, Yorkton Branch Saskatchewan Abilities Council PO Box 5011 Yorkton, SK S3N 3Z4 Phone: (306) 782-2463

Fax: (306) 782-7844 Email: [email protected] (please indicate position applied for in your email subject line and include all documentation in a single attachment)

For position-specific questions, please contact the above.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Yorkton, SK, CA
Posted on: 2016-11-01
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