EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Edmonton Integrated Services is dedicated to the recruitment of human resources that have the education, experience, expertise and background to support the unique needs of individuals with developmental disabilities in the Edmonton Region. To achieve this end all individuals seeking employment and/or positions as a supportive roommate with the Agency must complete and sign the established application form.Employment Application Forms:

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Community Disability Practitioner (Full-Time | Part-Time | Temp | Permanent)

Edmonton Integrated Services – Edmonton, AB

Job Description

We are currently seeking individuals to fill the position of Community Disability Practitioner.

Position Summary: The Community Disability Practitioner is a front-line community disability services role that is responsible for the provision of day-to-day, hands-on support to individuals with developmental disabilities and behaviors of concern.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the Program Supervisor or Program Coordinator, the Community Disability Practitioner is responsible for the ongoing, day-to-day operations of our program
  • Establish daily routines for the home(s) that reflect the overall needs of the individuals
  • Establish and maintain appropriate data collection and reporting procedures that are in line with the policies and procedures of the Agency
  • Ensure that Support Plans are monitored and maintained monthly and that strategies listed in the plan are being documented and employed by all team members
  • Establish and maintain appropriate communication channels within the program and with external supports
  • Ensure administrative procedures are established and maintained
  • Develop and implement daily routines for the program and coordinate programs and activities that meet the needs of each individual

You will bring:

Formal Education: A Degree or Diploma preferably in Rehabilitation Studies / Human Services

Experience: Preferably a minimum of two (2) years’ experience providing support to adults with developmental and/or mental health diagnosis; experience working with complex individuals who display behaviors of concern such as physical aggression/property damage is required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Attributes (KSAO’s):

  • Ability to confidently provide front-line, face-to-face support to individuals with varying challenges
  • Proven ability to work with mental health concerns, self-harming behaviors, and aggressive tendencies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to respond/remain calm in emotionally-charged situations
  • Positive attitude
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Must be able to identify issues, set priorities, and implement an appropriate plan of action
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively

Why join our team?

We offer a unique and exciting work environment where you have the opportunity every day to make a positive impact on our individual’s lives. We want to encourage you to do your best, so as an employee, you can look forward to:

  • A competitive starting salary based on your skills and experience.
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities in support of your personal and professional development goals.

To Apply:

Internal Candidates:  Please advise your supervisor prior to applying for the position.  Work performance and training completion will be reviewed and will be assessed based on suitability.  Qualified applicants shall remain subject to the normal hiring processes, including interviews, etc. as deemed necessary.

Please complete our online application which can be found at  Employee Application Form and attach your resume and cover letter.

External Candidates: Please attach your resume and cover letter for initial screening. Please be advised that the successful candidates will be required to complete an online application to proceed to the next step. The completed application will be subject to review in which a thorough background check may be performed.

We thank all candidate for their interest; however, we regret that we are unable to accept telephone inquiries.

Please be advised that if you are selected to participate in an interview, you will be notified by either Human Resources and/or a Program Supervisor. If you should not be selected, please note that we keep resumes/applications on file for up to six months. Thank you.

 

Program Supervisor

Edmonton Integrated Services (EIS)  is committed to promoting the development and well being of individuals who have developmental disabilities, to strengthen positive relationships between individuals and their community and to promote inclusive living. We achieve this by providing a variety of services through our dedicated staff community, like you.

We are looking for three (3) highly motivated and committed leaders to join our Residential Support team as Program Supervisors. If you feel you can make a real difference to the individuals we support, by adding value to peoples lives and working with them to achieve their goals then this role is for you.

As a Program Supervisor (Team Leader) you will incorporate front-line supervisory functions and direct support/service responsibilities. A key responsibility is training and support for other, less-experienced direct service staff.

To succeed as a Program Supervisor you should be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Supervise staff in various situations to ensure effective and efficient implementation of polices and procedures
  • Act as the team resource for information on relevant policies, procedures, legislation and regulations
  • Act as the principle liaison between staff and senior program management
  • Build strong relationships with Guardians, Client Service Coordinators, Trustees and other general service practitioners, as required
  • Contribute to the development and management of team scheduling
  • Participate in the community to encourage and support community options
  • Recruit new employees and conduct orientations of the agency and the program
  • Participate in development of Individual Service Plans, Positive Behavior Approaches and Risk Plans
  • Attend all Psychiatric and medical appointments
  • Provide support and feed back with support workers required documentation, monthly summaries, critical incident reports and medical reports
  • Provide support and consultation as required to the after hours On-Call Supervisor for your teams
  • Coordinate monthly team meetings to ensure programmatic compliance

You will bring:

Formal Education: Post Secondary diploma/degree in Social services, Community Rehabilitation, Disability Studies, or a related field.

Experience: 3 to 5 years experience supporting individuals in a community setting. Experience dealing with adults with complex needs, developmental disability, mental health concerns and behaviors of concern is a must. 1-2 years of supervisory/administrative experience is required.

Hours: You will need to be able to work flexible hours, as some night/ weekend hours are required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • A positive attitude and belief that with specialized supports individuals  can develop skills towards participating in their communities
  • Demonstrated supervisory, leadership and team building skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team- oriented work environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to identify issues, set priorities and implement an appropriate plan of action
  • Well-developed reporting and computer skills

Other Necessities:

  • You will need to have a reliable car with personal liability insurance with a minimum coverage of two million ($2,000,000.00) and SEF44 Protection Endorsement
  • Successful candidate will need to provide a current Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sectors Search

Why join our team?

We offer a unique and exciting work environment, where you have the opportunity everyday to make a positive impact on our individual’s lives. We want to encourage you to do your best, so as a full time employee of EIS you can look forward to:

  • A competitive starting salary  based on your  skills and experience
  • A comprehensive Group Health benefits package, and company pension plan
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities in support of your personal and professional development goals.

To Apply: Please complete our Employee Application Form  and attach your cover letter and resume.


Community Disability Worker

We are looking for highly motivated, committed and person centered individuals to join our Residential Support team as Community Disability Workers. If you feel you can make a real difference to the individuals we support, by adding value to peoples lives and working with them to achieve their goals then this role is for you.

As a Community Disability Worker you will be responsible for the provision of day-to-day and hands-on support to individuals with developmental disabilities and behaviors of concern.

To succeed as a Community Disability Worker you should be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Respond to behaviors of concern and implement approved support plans
  • Assist and support individuals to access and participate in the community in a meaningful way
  • Assist individuals in the development of social skills and meaningful relationships
  • Be aware of and adhere to established policies, practices and operational protocols.
  • Assist in or provide support in personal care routines such as bathing, dressing, and grooming when needed

You will bring:

Formal Education: Post Secondary Education in Social Work, Community Disability Studies, Criminal Justice, etc.

Experience: A minimum of six (6) months experience providing support to adults with mental/developmental disabilities. Experience dealing with challenging behaviors is a must.

Hours: You must be able to work flexible hours, including, overnight and weekends according to shift schedule.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to confidently provide front line, face to face support to individuals with varying challenges
  • Proven ability to work with mental health concerns, self harming behaviors and aggressive tendencies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to respond/remain calm in emotionally charged situations
  • Positive Attitude
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Must be able to identify issues, set priorities and implement an appropriate plan of action
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively

Other Necessities:

  • Successful candidate will need to complete a Vulnerable Sectors and Criminal Record Check

Why join our team?:

We offer a unique and exciting work environment, where you have the opportunity everyday to make a positive impact on our individual’s lives. We want to encourage you to do your best, so as a full time employee of EIS you can look forward to:

  • A competitive starting salary  based on your  skills and experience
  • A comprehensive Group Health benefits package, and company pension plan
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities in support of your personal and professional development goals.

To Apply: Please complete our Employee Application Form and attach your cover letter and resume.


 

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