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Pillar Program

EPSS Pillar Program is continuing to grow. We are looking for Residential Support, Team Leaders, Community Support Workers full-time, part-time and casual located in Red Deer, Alberta.

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Support worker

EPSS's Pillar Program is looking for a Support Worker. This position is located in Sylvan Lake working with a young man who is living on his own and is in need of support. This will be both at his home and in the community.

The position will be on a rotation of 4 days on and 4 days off. Each shift will be approximately 7 hours.

To qualify for this position we are looking for someone who has a minimum of three years’ experience working with individuals who have autism and a mental illness.

Job Duties may Include:

Experience with high behavioural individuals
Knowledgeable of creating independence vs. creating dependence
Following support plan
Implementing personal protocols, schedules, and activities as directed
Accompanying/transporting individuals to appointments and activities in the community
Able to set firm boundaries
Ability to encourage, motivate and involve client in community activities.
Proven ability to develop rapport with adults in a variety of contexts
Proven ability to work with minimal supervision
If you want to be part of a team that helps make a difference in someone’s life then we are looking for someone like you!

Starting wage is $24.25/hour and is eligible for benefits after probationary period.

Required qualifications and experience:

3 – 5 years of experience working with individuals who have autism and mental illness.
A diploma or degree in Human Services is preferred (extensive experience may be considered in lieu of education)
Successful applicants will need to provide a current criminal record check and have 2 million liability insurance on their vehicle. We will also require a minimum of 2 references from supervisors in related employment.

Please indicate on your resume and/or cover letter your experience with autism and mental illness as well as the length of time you have worked with individuals who have experienced this combination of diagnoses or other complex needs diagnoses.

Either fax or drop off your resume or apply through job posting. EPSS Complex Needs Program Fax: EPSS Complex Needs Program at 403.309.2022 Drop off: EPSS #200, 4315-55 Avenue, Red Deer, AB.

We thank all applicants; however only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Thank you for your interest.

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Overnight awake Residential Support Worker

EPSS Employment Placement & Support Services – Red Deer, AB

Part time Residential Support Worker

EPSS’s Pillar Program has a part time residential support worker position available.This position will start towards the end of January 2016. It is an overnight awake position (11 pm – 7 am) every second weekend.

The duties in this position may vary slightly depending on which clients you are working with. They may include duties such as: role modeling healthy behaviour, cueing clients for appropriate behaviours and routine housework.
Every staff is trained prior to working a shift.

The ideal applicant will be motivated, organized and flexible with previous experience and knowledge of Complex Needs individuals. Additionally, time management skills, the ability to work independently and the ability to manage difficult or stressful situations would be beneficial.

If you want to be part of a team that helps make a difference in someone’s life then we are looking for someone like you!

Starting wage is $24.25/hour

Required qualifications and experience:

3 – 5 years of experience working in a Residential Support type position with people who have a combination of diagnosis. Specifically diagnosis such as FASD or autism and challenging behaviours/mental illness/aggression/addictions/etc.
A diploma or degree in Human Services is preferred (extensive experience may be considered in lieu of education)
Successful applicants will need to provide a current criminal record check and have 2 million liability insurance on their vehicle. We will also require a minimum of 2 references from supervisors in related employment.

Please indicate on your resume and/or cover letter your experience with individuals with complex needs (and what type of diagnosis the individuals had) as well as the length of time you have worked with individuals who have this combination of diagnoses.

Apply with resume indicating which position you are applying for. Either fax or drop off your resume or apply through job posting. EPSS Complex Needs Program Fax: EPSS Complex Needs Program at 403.309.2022 Drop off: EPSS #200, 4315-55 Avenue, Red Deer, AB.

We thank all applicants; however only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Community Support Worker

EPSS Employment Placement & Support Services – Red Deer, AB

Community Support Worker

EPSS's Pillar Program is looking for a Community Support Worker. This position is 35 hours per week, working with three different individuals in the same home.

Responsibilities would include (but is not limited to) creating a schedule of outing with the clients, taking clients out into the community for activities, grocery shopping, going to the Dr. Etc.

The ideal applicant will be motivated, organized and flexible with previous experience and knowledge of Complex Needs individuals. Time management skills, the ability to work independently and the ability to manage difficult or stressful situations is beneficial.

If you want to be part of a team that helps make a difference in someone’s life then we are looking for someone like you!

Starting wage is $24.25/hour and benefits are available after the three month probationary period.

Required qualifications and experience:

3 – 5 years of experience working with individuals who have a diagnosis of FASD or Autism plus mental illness/challenging behaviours/addictions/aggression/etc.
A diploma or degree in Human Services is preferred (extensive experience may be considered in lieu of education)
Successful applicants will need to provide a current criminal record check and have 2 million liability insurance on their vehicle. We will also require a minimum of 2 references from supervisors in related employment.

Please indicate on your resume and/or cover letter your experience as well as the length of time you have worked with individuals who have experienced a combination of diagnoses or other complex needs diagnoses.

Apply with resume indicating which position you are applying for. Either fax or drop off your resume or apply through job posting. EPSS Complex Needs Program Fax: EPSS Complex Needs Program at 403.309.2022 Drop off: EPSS #200, 4315-55 Avenue, Red Deer, AB.

We thank all applicants; however only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Thank you for your interest.

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