Individual Support Worker
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May 22, 2014
Individual Support Worker 1
Hardisty Family Relief Home is a 24 hour residential care facility, providing respite care for children with disabilities. Currently, we are looking for an energetic person to join our team to assist with weekend, summer and cover off shifts.
Working as a team member, you will provide quality care and support for children with multiple disabilities to promote growth, autonomy, comfort and safety. This will involve planning and implementing appropriate activities to meet individual needs, providing information and support to family members and guardians, responding to health care needs as well as, emergency and routine health and safety situations. Heavy lifting is a requirement to effectively lift and transport children, equipment and supplies.
Availability on short notice is a requirement. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required for recording/reporting of information. Candidates must be available for shift work, which may include mornings, days, evenings and weekends.
For more information regarding Family Support for Children with Disabilities, please visit
You require a Grade 12 diploma with some related experience working in group living, residential care or related care setting. Experience working with children with developmental disabilities is an asset. Good physical strength and manual dexterity to properly lift and transport clients and to move equipment and supplies is required. Current certification in CPR, First Aid and training in medication administration is essential.
$19.10 to $21.96 per hour
- Final candidates for this position will be asked to undergo a security screening.
- Equivalencies will be considered.
- This competition may be used to fill future vacancies
How to Apply
ONLINE APPLICANTS ARE PREFERRED. Applicants who apply online through the Government of Alberta Job Postings board will be able to track the status of this competition, and will receive an email within 24 hours that their resume has been received. If you apply online, please ensure your cover letter and resume are submitted as one file.To apply online visit www.gov.ab.ca/jobs or submit your resume quoting competition number 1023355 to Cherylfirstname.lastname@example.org or send to Cheryl-Ann Ramdin, Human Resource Assistant, Alberta Human Services, #120 Mezzanine Level, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Standard Life Centre, Edmonton, AB, T5J 4R7. Fax: (780) 415-2003.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
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