Competition No: CLSCAS0718
Position Type: Casual, On-Call
Closing Date: N/A – Standing Posting
The Employer – OneSky Community Resources is a progressive not for profit society located in the heart of Penticton. Providing a wide array of services across the South Okanagan for more than 50 years, OneSky strives to be the employer of choice. We provide a competitive salary, comprehensive health and wellness benefits for eligible positions, a great pension plan (Municipal Pension Plan) and a supportive, collaborative and fun work environment. OneSky is a great place to work!
Nature of Position – Empowers and supports individuals living with developmental disabilities in their homes and in the community to allow them to function more independently. Depending on individual needs, and following service plans and program guidelines, assists with daily life skills and/or behaviour management, facilitates physical, recreational, and educational activities, and plans, organizes and implements skill-building activities. Other responsibilities may include medication administration, personal hygiene assistance and transporting participants to appointments.
Qualifications – Human Services Worker Certification or certification in a relevant field is preferred. Three to six months prior job experience (paid or volunteer) working with people with developmental disabilities. Preference given to those with previous experience working with people with a dual diagnosis and challenging behaviour. Must display a proven ability to calmly and effectively work with individuals with complex behavioural and emotional needs. Must have good communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as basic computer knowledge. Must display enthusiasm, energy and a wiliness to be flexible in adapting to a varied schedule. Must be physically fit, willing and able to meet all physical demands of the job.
Wage Rate – Per Collective Agreement, Grid Level 10
Location(s) – All OneSky Community Living Programs
Shift Schedule – Days, evenings, nights, weekends, as required
Hours per Week – Various up to 40 hours/week
Union Status – Union Membership Required
To Apply – Please quote note competition # CLSCAS0718 on your cover letter and submit with resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also mail or drop off your resume to:
330 Ellis Street
Penticton, BC V2A 4L7
OneSky Community Resources is an equity employer and encourages applications from men, women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, First Nations, Inuit and Metis people, people of all sexual orientation and genders and others who may contribute our further diversification.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.