Job Type: Sub-Contractor Hours per Week: Variable Start Date: March 1, 2023
Salary: TBD Location: Calgary area, North West Calgary preferred
Calgary Alternative Support Services (CASS) is a Not-For-Profit Human Service Agency founded in 1988 to support people with disabilities to escape segregation and discrimination and live, work, play and, contribute to their communities. CASS’s work is a combination of advocacy, community development, and service to the people of Calgary.
Calgary Alternative Residential Services (CARS program) is accepting applications for the position of Support Home Provider. In this position, support will be provided in your own home, focusing on increased skill development. Responsibilities of these positions include (but are not limited to); assisting our clients with daily living skills such as budgeting, household management, meal preparation, hygiene, and medical appointments, providing emotional support, recreation, and leisure activities, and assisting with volunteer opportunities.
The successful candidate will possess strong communication skills and be able to maintain composure in high-stress situations. This role requires;
Residing in NW area (preferred)
Couple with no children in the home
Familiar and comfortable with Hoarding behaviours
Accessible to transit
If you are interested in becoming a Support Home Provider, please fill out the attached Support Home Provider Application Form, (right-click and ‘save as’, then open with Adobe Acrobat) and enclose it (completed) with your resume and forward it to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please ensure you provide detailed information about the available space, home environment, and geographical location. Previous experience in providing community/outreach support to adults with developmental disabilities is preferred. A criminal record check will also need to be provided; for safety and security purposes.
Diploma or equivalent experience in Disability Studies
CASS requires that all employees, sub-contractors, practicum students, and volunteers are current in the following training: (must be completed within 60 days of hire)
Occupational Health and Safety Awareness Training for Workers (Alberta)*
Using a Fire Extinguisher Training
WHMIS 2015 Training
Emergency First Aid – Level A CPR & AED or Standard First Aid – Level A CPR & AED
Crisis Prevention and Intervention
Introduction to Your Role via Open Future Learning
Challenging Behaviours via Open Future Learning
Challenging Behaviours II: Forms and Policy
Workplace Violence and Harassment
Infection Prevention and Control
Covid-19 Employee Health and Safety
Trauma-Informed Care Training
Harm Reduction Training
Proof of Immunization Records – All new hires will be required to be fully immunized against COVID-19 for their first day of work
CASS also requires of every employee:
A Police Information Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check
Completion of a “Statement of Confidentiality”
Completion of our “Confirmation of Understanding of the CASS Policy & Procedures”
Completion of our “Confirmation of Understanding CARS Support Home Provider Procedures”
Knowledge in supporting adults with developmental disabilities preferred
Should there be a match with your qualifications and available vacancies, you will be contacted by a hiring manager. We do not provide individual applicants with updates unless you have been selected to go through the interview process.
How to apply?
Please email your resume and cover letter to: email@example.com and include your First Name, Last Name and Job Reference number in the subject line.
If you have been referred by an existing CASS staff member, please indicate who referred you in your cover letter so that you can both benefit from our referral program.
Alternative ways to submit your resume: Fax: 403.283.0691 Mail: Calgary Alternative Support Services Attn: Jobs at CASS;
Suite 310 - 525 28th Street SE Calgary Alberta, T2A 6W9
Only applicants suitable for the role will be contacted. No phone calls please.