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Brain Injury Support Worker

Rate TBD
Location Edmonton, AB Canada (On-site)
Type of project Health, Writing/Translation Home Health Aide, Nursing assistant, Translation: English
Duration Part Time, permanent, flexible ongoing
Education required Some college/University
Years of experience 2 - 5 years
Type of employment N/A
Area of Specialization Medical and repair technologies
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers Edmonton AB
Job Description

Brain Injury Support Worker – Edmonton, AB

Looking for steady, meaningful work?

Join our Community Support Services team. Provide daily care and support to people with disabilities and seniors in your community. We´ve various opportunities available through our Edmonton program.

As a member of our Community Support Services team, you will provide care and connection to people with disabilities, brain injuries or seniors. You will provide support within their individual or shared-living homes or within their community.

Because of you, people in your community will live a better-quality life, with dignity. It’s a job to be proud of.

Why join Us?

- Deeply satisfying work
- Steady employment with one of the most respected agencies in Canada
- Full- and part-time jobs
- A stable and supportive team of proud workers, many who have been with us for years
- Successful employee training program
- Competitive benefits package (including health and dental benefits for part-time staff after one year of employment and who work a minimum number of hours)
- Pension plan (optional for part-time staff who work a minimum number of hours)
- Paid sick time
- Vacation time (vacation pay for part-time staff, including the option to bank time for a one-time payout)
- Best practices protecting health and safety
- Excellent safety record with COVID-19
- Scheduling allows for work/life balance
- Culturally diverse workplace

Who wer are?

From our humble beginnings in 1951 as a group of mothers going door-to-door collecting dimes in support of polio research, we´ve grown into a national, multi-service not-for-profit organization. We work for people with disabilities and seniors, helping them with daily living, rehabilitation, and employment.

What does the Community Support Services team do?

Our Community Support Services team, which is primarily funded by governments, provides essential services that enable people to live as independently as possible. Whether the disability is physical, cognitive or the result of brain injury or aging, our team of 1,600 employees assists people in their homes and communities, helping them gain a greater level of functioning and connection with others. Over the past year, the number of people we serve rose to more than 6,100 people.

This Opportunity

Brain Injury Support Worker - currently looking to fill severa roles in the Edmonton region.

Duties include the following:

- Reporting responsibilities (incident reports, behavioural data collection and verbal reports)
- Participate in any required training
- Follow policies and procedures as required
- Provide one to one support and group support within the home and community to adults with an Acquired Brain Injury with activities of daily living, personal care, and rehabilitation planning.
- Communicate with consumer, family, and team members.
- Work a variety of shifts based on a rotational schedule (combination of days, evenings and weekends)
- Performs duties in a professional manner, which respects the dignity and right to privacy and maintains consumer and staff health and safety.

Background / Qualifications:

- Post-Secondary preferred in Human and Social Services
- Minimum of three years’ experience in Human Services field and/or working with people with ABI.
- Current CARE and CPR, First Aid an asset
- Proven consistency in work performance, including reliability and flexibility
- Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
- Sound behavioural management skills, cognitive problem-solving skills.
- Proven teamwork abilities
- Working knowledge of ABI and rehabilitation
- Ability to effectively deal with behavioural situations
- Ability to speak, read, and write English
- Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Specific schedule:
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-November 23, 2021


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