Community Support Worker - Temporary until incumbents return

South Peace Community Resources Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Process

To apply to this position, please quote the competition number and send your resume and cover letter to:

  • Dawson Creek
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Job Summary

Under the direction of the Residence Coordinator/Department Manager, The Community Support Worker will be responsible for providing  a smooth functioning program by:

  • Providing educational, vocational, social and recreational opportunities and training to an individual with developmental disabilities, mental health disorders and challenging behaviours; and
  • Encouraging progressive independence through programming, routines, and consistent responses.


The Community Support Worker will have:

  • Two years experience in a supervised setting with a Diploma in Social Services, a Community Support Worker Certificate or a Residential Care Aide Certificate; or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience in a supported employment or residential resource; and
  • Lesser qualified applicants will be considered

Skills & Knowledge

The Community Support Worker will require:

  • The ability to work with individuals with developmental disabilities and mental disorders;
  • The ability to manage high risk behaviours;
  • The ability to manage crisis situations;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills;
  • The ability to work independently and/or as part of a team;
  • The ability to work with people of diverse ages, cultures and personal situations;
  • Computer literacy in Excel, Word and email programs
  • A valid driver’s license;
  • An Emergency First Aid and CPR Certificate;
  • A Medication Delivery Training Certificate;
  • A Food Safe Certificate; and
  • CPI training

Personal Attributes

The Community Support Worker must demonstrate:

  • A high degree and awareness of ethical and professional conduct;
  • Cultural, social and economic awareness;
  • Empathetic listening and support qualities;
  • Tact and diplomacy;
  • Sensitivity and a non-judgmental attitude;
  • Good boundaries and self care practices;
  • A willingness to work flexible hours;
  • A person-centered practical approach; and
  • Good physical health.

Hours of Work

30 Hours per week, 4pm – 10 pm 5 on 2 off (Wed – Sunday)

Rate of Pay

As per the Collective Agreement. Grid Level 10 applies to this position.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume to:

Lori Brooks, Human Resource Coordinator
P.O. Box 713 (10110 - 13th Street)
Fax: (250) 782-4167

E-mail: humanresources@spcrs.ca

  • Please include competition #1912 with your resume
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted
  • This position requires union membership
  • This position is open to female and male applicants