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Job Description

Main Purpose

Through a Christian perspective, enable clients to pursue and achieve a better quality of life, empowering them to flourish.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participates in and oversees the implementation of personā€centered plans designed to support and assist clients as specified in the General Functioning Information, Personal Information, Individual Life Direction, Action Plans and Behaviour Support Plans
  • Documents the assessments of individual client skills and goal attainment
  • Communicates with clients using augmentative communication systems or spoken English depending on the communication need of the client
  • Conducts and documents assessments of clients’ health and personal abilities and required supports
  • Administers client medications according to Rehoboth’s Medication System and Administration protocol
  • Advocate for clients in their care, promoting self-advocacy and independence
  • Participates in and supports clients with grocery shopping and menu planning(Residential and SIL Programs)
  • Records and tracks grocery spending
  • Coordinates community access and transportation with clients, maximizing client participation and community inclusion
  • Arranges, accompanies and documents outcomes of client’s professional appointments
  • Provides personal and health care services, while promoting client independence
  • Liaison between Rehoboth and community stakeholders (employers, physicians, dentist, volunteer coordinators)
  • Communicates with client’s support team (includes parents/guardians/ trustees/community)
  • Primary person responsible for the maintenance of Client Working Binder and ensuring submission of monthly documentation
  • Attends all pertinent meetings for the clients in their area
  • In conjunction with the Team Leader is responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of the client’s budgeting
  • Where applicable, ensures agency vehicle assigned to that program is regularly and properly maintained and cared for
  • Orientates and mentors CDSW
  • Chairs monthly program meeting, as requested
  • Plans, prioritizes and monitors activities of the team to ensure the provision of quality services to clients
  • Plays an active role in the implementation of the health and safety policies for employees and client
  • Ensures all client health needs are met
  • Ensures all client action plans, behavioural support plans and regular weekly schedules and community activities are being followed and appropriate documentation is completed
  • Other duties as assigned

Authority & Scope of Operations

The CDSP reports to the Team Leader. The CDSP is responsible for the supervision, work and home life skill development, and social skill development of the client. This person works primarily within a team setting, however, may also work independently within a program or through community access. This is front line position that has responsibility to support and facilitate the development of skills and competencies that will assist clients to pursue and fulfill their goals, objectives and aspirations. The CDSP monitors the efficiency, safety and comfort of services, provides direction for employees, clients and families; ensures that client needs are identified and addressed in keeping with the organizations philosophies, policies and procedures.

Skills Required

Minimum Qualifications
  • Equivalent of High School education from a recognized institution (or currently enrolled in High School)
  • Proficient command/comprehension of the English language
  • Police Information Check that does not disqualify you from employment
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in the use of basic office applications
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR
Additional Qualifications
  • Medication Administration Training
  • Abuse Prevention & Response Protocol
  • Client Rights
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training
  • Class Four License to drive corporate vehicles or One-million-dollar liability insurance on personal vehicle (when applicable)
  • Disability Services Diploma or related human services discipline
  • Foundations Certificate
  • Open Futures Learning courses
Physical Demands
  • Physical supports to individuals; including, but not limited to, lifts and transfers,as required
  • Physical control dynamics trained through NVCI
  • Driving a personal or Rehoboth vehicle
  • Light household and / or work duties
  • Daily light maintenance duties (cutting lawn, shoveling snow)
  • Standing, sitting, crouching and walking for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to perform Medium Work as per the WCB definition of physical demands (exerting up to 22.7 kg (50lbs) of force occasionally and/or up to 9.1 (20 lbs) of force frequently and/or up to 4.5 kg (10 lbs) forces constantly 
Years of Experience
  • Greater than one year of progressive, relevant experience
Interpersonal
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative, team-orientated work environment
  • Good observation and interpretive skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective time and priority management skills
  • Basic coaching and mentoring skills
Hours of Work
  • 100% Direct Service; dependant on position (days, evenings, overnight, weekends)
  • Scheduled hours as per offer of employment

Outcome Expectation

A successful CDSP will be measured through the provision of services as per Rehoboth policy and service delivery, in addition to client, family and employee satisfaction.

  • Life Direction Plan is followed as indicated by correct documentation and observation
  • Client Rights are maintained as indicated by no founded abuse allegations
  • Positive engagement with clients as observed and indicated by documentation
  • Shift responsibilities are completed as observed and indicated by documentation
  • Caseload deadlines met
  • Attendance at scheduled shifts
  • Documentation is complete and accurate
  • Has good relationship with co-workers and supervisors as indicated by conflict resolution
  • Engages with Rehoboth as indicated through observation of work enthusiasm, participation and initiation

Current Openings

Salary

Dependent on relevant education and/or experience; wage range: $18.15 to $22.32 per hour

 

On-Call Openings

  • #40-031 - 8 hrs week guarantee (or shift call out whichever is greater) /1700 Monday to 0830 Thursday

 

ON-CALL: The On-Call Worker/Practitioner reports to the Coordinator of Residential Services. The On-Call Worker/Practitioner is responsible for the response to CDSW / CDSP’s providing support and direction when shifts require filling, maintenance needs arise or incidents occur.  This person works primarily independently, however, may also work periodically within the team.


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