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Community Disability Service Worker

Community Disability Service Worker

Non-Profit and Social Services

Every day REDI’s team of over 230 employees develops and delivers meaningful programs, supports and advocacy for persons with disabilities. Founded in 1952, REDI Enterprises Society is the driving force behind the movement to build a community where everyone belongs. This is not just a marketing catchphrase. It is a fundamental belief, and heartfelt mission on the part of all of us who workday in and day out to move our community closer to that goal.

REDI’s mission is to enable individuals to attain respect, opportunity, and responsibility. We value reciprocal respect, trust, integrity, support, honesty, empowerment, compassion, and accountability.

About the Position

Do you want to be a part of something meaningful to the lives of others? REDI Enterprises is currently seeking a full-time (37.5 hours/week), Community Disability Services Worker II for our REDIworks division. The Community Disability Service Worker is responsible for supporting individuals with developmental disabilities who may also experience physical and/or mental health disorders, to achieve their personal outcomes through meaningful community involvement.

The DSW’s support the clients by promoting their involvement with family, friends, advocates, and other stakeholders. The DSW also encourages the clients to develop individual skills, talents and abilities while maintaining their health and safety requirements.

REDI offers an extensive benefit package after the completion of a 90-day probation period. Our benefits include but are not limited to - Group Benefits, RRSP matching, Flex spending amount, ect. We also offer paid sick time and vacation accrual.

REDI Enterprises Society is committed to providing and maintaining a work environment that is healthy and safe. REDI Enterprises Society has a new COVID-19 vaccination policy that all successful candidates are required to follow prior to the agreed upon start date. You will be required to show proof of vaccination prior to commencing your duties.

Job Requirements:

· 2 years of post-secondary education in a related field such as Special education, Community and Disability Studies, Social Work, or Psychology

· Between six months and two years of relevant experience in rehabilitation/disability services or suitable combination of education and experience

· First Aid – Level C / CPR certificate

· Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s license and access to a vehicle with $2 million liability insurance

· Basic computer literacy that meets the requirements of the specific role and agency/service

· Criminal record and Vulnerable Sector Check that are acceptable to the Executive Director

· A positive attitude and belief that persons with disabilities have the right and responsibility to define and act on their life choices, and seek active participation in the community

· An understanding of the opportunities and options available to persons with disabilities, mindful of cultural and ethnic sensitivity

· Relevant knowledge and ability to model and support the development of basic living, personal and social skills

· Ability to communicate clearly in both written and verbal formats

Please apply prior to December 15, 2021 by emailing your cover letter and resume to hradmin@redi.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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