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Support Worker at Aspen Residences in Whitehorse

Posted on Oct 05, 2015 in Healthcare & Social Services

Hourly Wage/Annual Salary

$20 to $25/hr

Hours per Week




About this Job

Support workers provide the highest level of care and quality of life for the residents of Aspen Residences and other participants. This is accomplished by: following the established routines and policy and procedures for the program; inputting and planning the Individualized Program Plan (IPP) and Individualized Education Plan (IEP) for each client; managing and coordinating activities of clients as indicated in their IPP/IEP; maintaining positive, fun and healthy behaviours, language and social opportunities utilizing community-based options where ever possible; planning events and opportunities for clients both in-house and out-of-house; assisting clients in banking and budgeting, job coaching, other related educational services; maintaining client files using a computer database; preparing or assisting residents in the preparation of nutritious meals. Other principle activities include: Medication Administration; petty cash; recording daily events, incidents and occurrences, contacts, etc.; recording daily, weekly and monthly plans; general household chores and maintenance; maintaining the communications log; researching and becoming aware of conditions or considerations of each client (i.e., autism, acquired brain injuries, etc.).

Preference will be given to candidates with university or college certification in a related field (i.e. Community Support Worker, psychology, social work, nursing, teaching, etc.) although post secondary education is not essential. All candidates must have: Standard St. John's First Aid, and CPR 'C' Level and employment experience which demonstrates an ability to work independently, complete reports, and have an understanding of cross-cultural issues. This position has 12 hour shifts.

This job was posted on Oct 05, 2015 and will be removed on Dec 31, 2015

All applications must be received before Dec 31, 2015

Aspen Residences

Please Contact: Megan White


Address: Box 31504 Whitehorse Y1A 6K8

To apply for this Job

Apply via email to No phone calls please.