Job Type: Subcontractor Hours per Week: Start Date: Immediate
Salary: TBD Location: Calgary Area/Region
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;
Familiar with a Harm Reduction approach
Addictions support and understanding of substance use, misuse and dependency
Understanding of suicide awareness and prevention practices
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)