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Hiring – Supported Living Team Member
March 17, 2022 @ 8:00 am - April 14, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
If you are creative, believe everyone deserves a home that reflects their personality and are comfortable supporting individuals in their own homes, this job may be for you.
All aspects of a person’s home life outside of education and employment fall within Supported Living. Every effort is made to provide support that reflects the specific needs of each individual and to continuously re-evaluate that support to ensure it is appropriate for each client.
The services allow individuals to live in their own home (rather than the family home) with the supports needed to live a good life. A key component of this work is to assist clients in their physical, social, recreational, emotional and life skills development in their own home.
The Supported Living Team Member ensures the well-being of clients in all aspects of daily living. The work includes:
- Providing care and assistance to adults in care with the home and play parts of live/work/play
- Planning, developing, implementing and evaluating how individualized support are provided for clients
The Supported Living Team Member ensures the consistent application of a philosophy that supports the independence of each client by not doing for them but doing with them. Each client is encouraged to participate in all facets of daily life to the extent that they are able.
The Supported Living Team Member requires experience, knowledge and skills ideally achieved through a diploma in a relevant field combined with at least one year of relevant experience. Background in serving people with disabilities is an asset. Equivalencies will be considered.
The position requires an understanding of Inclusion NWT’s mission and an ability to communicate and advocate an inspired vision of inclusion in all parts of an individual’s life.
The following certifications are required or preferred: Valid class 5 driver’s license (required) and successful criminal records check (required)
Applications or requests for the full job description can be sent to email@example.com