"A leader and provider of choice in enriching the lives of persons with developmental disabilities."

Employment Opportunities

Mission

Signature Support Services exists to meet the individual needs and choices of persons with developmental disabilities through community based services.

Support Worker

Posted February 20th, 2018

We are accepting applications for this position until March 12th, 2018

Residential Services presently has a minimum of 4 Group Home Worker positions at a program new to Signature Support Services. The anticipated start date will be March 10th, 2018 (although training may commence prior to that.) Signature will be providing 24/7 support to this individual in her own apartment.

The successful candidates will be working with a lady with cerebral palsy who uses a wheelchair. She also does have some seizures (although these are smaller usually and controlled well). She loves animals and likes chatting to people and having social interaction. However, transportation can be at times an issue, so staff need to be creative in their activity planning. Her family is also very important to her and play an active role in her life.

The desired qualifications are as follows:

  • Flexible availability as shifts will include days, evenings and weekends, sleepovers
  • Related experience in the field of disabilities
  • Comfortable assisting with personal care
  • Experience working with lifts would be an asset
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, good organizational skills
  • Effective team member
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Creative in activity planning

Wage Information:

Hourly from $17.16 to $19.69

Application Details:

Please apply in writing to cthorne@signaturesupport.ca

Or in person at:

Signature Support Services Society
8702 - 113 Street
Grande Prairie, AB
T8V 6K5