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Job Posting

Support Home Provider – PY0430

Job Type: Permanent
Hours per Week: 7 days per week
Start Date: TBD, Closing Date: July 1, 2021

Salary: TBD
Location: Calgary Area/Region

Calgary Alternative Residential Services (CARS) is looking for a flexible, dynamic, and experienced Support Home Provider living in the SE/SW quadrants of Calgary to support an independent and charismatic individual in the CARS program. Areas of support would include many aspects of daily living, including grocery shopping, meal preparation, cleaning, medication administration, making/attending medical appointments, and emotional support, and providing opportunities for recreation and leisure activities during evenings and weekends. The individual is seeking a bright, spacious basement suite with a separate entrance, kitchen facilities, and lots of natural light that would complement their desire for independence and allow for hands-on support in areas necessary. Easy proximity to Calgary Transit and amenities is a must. The ideal candidate would be a single person or couple who have experience collaboratively as a part of the individual’s support team.

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 to: jobs@c-a-s-s.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.

Should there be a match with your qualifications and available vacancies, you will be contacted by a Community Support Coordinator. We do not provide individual applicants with updates unless selected to go through the interview process.

Thank you for your application!

Required Education:

Diploma or equivalent experience in Disability Studies

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)
  • Health & Safety 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

CASS also requires of every employee:

Experience:

Diploma or equivalent experience in Disability Studies

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.