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Community Support Worker

Job Summary:

 

In consultation with the Program Manager of Community Support Services, the Community Support Worker provides life skills training and support services for clients with acquired brain injuries regarding issues such as personal care and other aspects of daily living, access to community leisure programs, housekeeping duties, planning and preparing meals, booking medical appointments and organizing and supporting a client to follow through with a weekly schedule with one or more brain injured clients living in the community. The Community Support Worker empowers the client(s) to perform all aspects of daily living as independently as possible, providing support and intervention where necessary.

 

Qualifications:

  • Recent related experience working with the brain injured or other disabled population
  • Recent related experience in behaviour modification techniques
  • Current certification and documents in the following areas: emergency first aid or equivalent, CPR level A, drivers license class 5
  • Relevant post secondary education or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Proficient in written and spoken English
  • The use of a personal vehicle to drive clients to appointments and other outings.

Contact information

Cheshire Homes Society of BC
101A-3920 Norland Avenue
Burnaby, BC V5G 4K7
Tel: 604-540-0686
Fax: 604-540-0684

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Fax: 604-540-0684
Email: admin@cheshirehomes.ca

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