Bluefox Association provides support to adults / children with developmental disabilities. We are currently recruiting for:
Community Disability Practitioner and Relief Workers
Primary duties will include working with individuals with developmental disabilities to participate in their community and achieve their goals. Also assisting and participating with individuals’ daily living and leisure activities.
- Completion of high school.
- Post-secondary education diploma, certificate, or degree (Coursework in Psychology, Counselling, Mental Health and/or Social Work are an asset) or experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.
Requirements of Employment:
- Current Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector Check).
- Valid driver’s license with access to a vehicle.
- Valid vehicle insurance with one million dollar liability.
- Driver’s Abstract.
Must Acquire within three months of hiring:
- Standard First Aid/CPR.
- Medication Administration.
- Abuse Protocol and Response.
Note: Training in the above is an asset. Other “in house” Association training may be required.
We offer training and recertification for the above to our employees.
- Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
- Must be willing to work individuals with all types of challenges and disabilities
- Must be a team player and have the ability to communicate professionally with individuals, co-workers, families, guardians, and community members.
Positions available are:
1. Community Disability Practitioner. The successful candidate will work in our vocational program. Hours of work will be Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This is a salaried position with benefits.
2. Relief Workers for our vocational and residential programs (evenings, weekends).
Wage will be based upon education and experience.
Interested candidates please submit your résumé and cover letter with two employment references by Monday, June 15, 2014 by mail, drop off, or fax to:
Ms. Deb Robertson
232 – 22 Street North
Lethbridge, AB T1H 3R7