ATTENTION APPLICANTS:

Thank you for your interest in working at Community Living Alternative Services. As part of our health and safety commitment to staff and those accessing services, we are unable to accept resume drop-offs or conduct in-person interviews. Please apply online to available postings  and be sure to check out our postings on indeed. If we are able to move forward with your application, we will contact you directly. Thanks again for your interest.

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:

The Agency only posts open opportunities on our website, Indeed, ACDS, Canada Job Bank, and or accepted educational institutions in our field.

Current Openings:

 


 

Part Time Casual/Relief RSP – Community Disability Worker

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 highly motivated, committed and person centered individuals to join our Residential Support team as Community Disability Workers (CDSW). 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 is the role for you.

The Community Disability Worker 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.

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

  • Experience working with individuals with high behavioral needs;
  • Experience creating and implementing strategies with individuals who have high anxiety;
  • Excellent communication skills with teammates and management; and
  • Professionalism in interacting with stakeholders (guardians, family members, and community resources).

You Will Bring:

Formal Education: Some Post-Secondary Education, preferably in Rehabilitation Studies and/or Human Services. CPR and/or First Aid certificate is an asset.

Experience: A minimum of one (1) year experience in providing support to adults with mental and/or developmental disabilities. Experience dealing with challenging behaviors is a requirement.

Hours: This opportunity is a part-time, casual relief position. The program operates on a 24-hour basis. The ideal candidate would be able to work flexible hours, including, overnights and weekends according to shift schedule.

Location: We are currently hiring for our Residential Support Program in Edmonton.

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 and remain calm in emotionally-charged situations
  • Positive attitude and sunny disposition
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to identify issues, set priorities, and implement an appropriate plan of action
  • Strong teamwork skills – proven ability to work collaboratively

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)
  • 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 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 of EIS you can look forward to:

  • A competitive starting salary based on your  skills and experience (between $16.92-$18.49 per hour)
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities in support of your personal and professional development goals
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan membership
  • Optical and pharmaceutical discounts

To Apply:

Please complete the online application which can be found at Online Application and attach your cover letter and resume. 

 

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to accept any telephone inquiries regarding this job posting. 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Edmonton Integrated Services Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer.  Minimum qualifications are dependent upon the nature and requirements of the position and are outlined within the position’s detailed job description.  Applicants are considered for all positions based upon their ability to meet these requirements without prejudice to race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, physical disability, mental disability, age, ancestry, place of origin, mental status, sexual orientation, and source of income or family status.

 


 

Full Time Monitor (Community Disability Service Practitioner)

Edmonton Integrated Services (EIS) is currently seeking an individual to fill the position of Monitor (Community

Disability Service Practitioner) in the Supported Living Program.

Position Summary: The Monitor’s (Community Disability Service Practitioner) primary responsibility is the day-to-day monitoring of residential and outreach supports.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To monitor homes on a regular basis and ensure Health and Safety Protocols are being followed
  • Participate with the individual and the individuals support network to develop and document individualized, person centered plans
  • Facilitate the implementation of support plans
  • To ensure and monitor the supports identified in service proposals are being provided
  • To ensure and monitor compliance to Agency “compliance” requirements
  • Maintain clear, objective records; complete required reports and other documentation
  • Ensure that support / service providers are aware of Agency Policy and Procedures and CET standards as they relate to them

You will bring:

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

Experience: Minimum 2 years’ experience supporting individuals in a community setting.

Hours: Individual must be able to work flexible hours and travel around the Edmonton region.  This position is also subject to On-Call rotation based on the program’s needs.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • A positive attitude and belief that persons with disabilities have the right and responsibility to define and pursue their life choices, and have active involvement in their community
  • An understanding of the opportunities and options available to persons with disabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team- oriented work environment as well as being able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to identify issues, set priorities, and implement an appropriate plan of action
  • Well-developed reporting and computer skills
  • Effective time-management skills

Other:

  • Must have a reliable car with personal liability insurance with a minimum coverage of two million ($2,000,000.00)
  • Successful candidate will need to provide a current Police Security Clearance

We Offer:

  • Starting Salary: will be based on skills and experience
  • A comprehensive group health benefits and pension plan after 6 months
  • Staff Development Opportunities

To Apply:

Please complete online application which can be found at Online Application  and attach your cover letter and resume.  Please attach your resume and cover letter for initial screening.  The completed application will be subject to review in which a thorough background check may be performed.

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to accept any telephone inquiries regarding this job posting. 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Edmonton Integrated Services Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer.  Minimum qualifications are dependent upon the nature and requirements of the position and are outlined within the position’s detailed job description.  Applicants are considered for all positions based upon their ability to meet these requirements without prejudice to race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, physical disability, mental disability, age, ancestry, place of origin, mental status, sexual orientation, and source of income or family status.