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Job Posting

Relief Support Worker – Residential Program

Job Type: Relief
Hours per Week: Various Hours Available
Start Date: Calgary area/region

Salary: Starting Wage $19.25/hour Completion of 90-day Probation Wage $20.25/hour
Location: On-Going

Calgary Alternative Support Services (CASS) is continuously looking for upbeat and positive individuals to support our clients in the Residential Program on a casual basis. The Relief role offers flexibility in schedules and a variety of different hours per week.

Relief roles are responsible for providing positive support to individuals and help them engage and participate in activities throughout the community.

All CASS staff are required to provide a Police Information and Vulnerable Sector check. CASS will accept Police & Vulnerable sector checks completed within the last six (6) months.

Required Education:

Diploma/Degree in Disability Studies or related field

Required Training:

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)

  • Abuse Awareness Training(Includes PDD Abuse Protocol)
  • 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
  • Medication Administration Training
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • 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 a “Confirmation of Understanding of the CASS Policy & Procedures”

Experience:

Knowledge in supporting adults with developmental disabilities preferred

Other Requirements:

Must have a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle they are willing to use for work

How to apply?

Please email your resume and cover letter to: jobs@c-a-s-s.org and include your First Name, Last Name and Job Reference number in the subject line.

Alternative ways to submit your resume:
Fax: 403.283.0691
Mail: Calgary Alternative Support Services Attn: Jobs at CASS;
2335 - 30th Avenue NE Calgary Alberta, T2E 7C7

Only applicants suitable for the role will be contacted. No phone calls please.