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Job Description

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Main Purpose

Through a Christian perspective, enable clients to pursue and achieve a better quality of life, empowering them to flourish.


The CDSW is responsible for the supervision, work and home life skill development, and social skill development of the client. This person works primarily within a team setting, however, may also work independently within a program or through community access. This is front line position that has responsibility to support and facilitate the development of skills and competencies that will assist clients to pursue and fulfill their goals, objectives and aspirations.

Skills Required

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Equivalent of High School education from a recognized institution (or currently enrolled in High School)
  • Proficient command/comprehension of the English language
  • Police Information Check that does not disqualify you from employment
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in the use of basic office applications
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR
Additional Qualifications:
  • Medication Administration Training
  • Abuse Prevention & Response Protocol
  • Client Rights
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training
  • Community Disability Studies Certificate or related Human Service Education
  • Foundations Certificate
  • Open Futures Learning courses
  • Vehicle and Class 5 Driver’s License (Exception- Calgary) 
Years of Experience:
  • Less than six months of progressive, relevant experience working with persons with disabilities
Clients with Complex Needs:

Applicant must have:

  • One year formal education in a related field such as Community Disability Studies, Child and Youth Care, Community Mental Health Certificate, etc. & at least 1 year of experience with complex needs
  • In the absence of education, two years of experience with complex needs
  • In the absence of education and two years of experience with complex needs, five years in the community disability sector
  • Validated: Community Disability Studies, Child and Youth Care, Community Mental Health Certificate or 5 years complex support needs


Current Openings





Dependent on relevant education and/or experience; wage range: $16.15 to $19.87 per hour; Sleep Rate: $15.00 per hour.


  • #20-00 - RELIEF -  Various hours within various programs in Stony Plain, Spruce Grove, Edmonton & Parkland County

Stony Plain Openings


  • #20-036- RES- 31hrs per week/ Friday 1600 – 2200/ Saturday 0800 – 2000/ Sunday 0800 – 1500/ Monday 1500 – 2100
  • #20-073- Respite- 6.5 wake hrs per week/ Wednesday 1200-1830 
  • #20-079- 24 wake hours per week/ Saturday & Sunday 1000-2200 
  • #20-084- 4 wake hours per week/ Saturday & Sunday  1700-2100 *Alternating Weekends* 

Spruce Grove Openings

  • #20-050 RES - 20hrs per week / Sunday 1000-2200 / Saturday 1000-1800 

Edmonton Openings

  • #20-063- 9 hrs/week / Sunday 1200-2100
  • #20-068- 12 hrs/ week (+3 hrs alternating Saturdays) - Respite- Tuesday/Wednesday/ Thursday/ Friday/ Alt. Saturdays (Flexible 3hrs/day) *male applicants preferred* 
  • #20-082- 22 wake hours per week - Sunday 0900-1700/ Tuesday 1700-2100/ Wednesday 1700-2100/ Friday 1500-2100   *Temporary Contract ends October 23, 2020* 


  • #20-075- w/ Medical Complex needs (Please review requirements posted above) 40 wake hours per week (Awake Overnights) Wednesday 2200-2400/ Thursday 0000-0800 Thursday 2200-2400/ Friday 0000-0800 Friday 2200-2400/ Saturday 0000-0800 Saturday 2200-2400/ Sunday 0000-0800 (Applications Pending) 


  • #20-083- w/ Medical Complex needs (Please review requirements posted above) 30 wake hours per week/ Friday 0900-1900/ Saturday 0900-1900/ Sunday 0900-1900 

  Acheson Openings

  • #20-086- SIL-  13 hrs per week/ Tuesday 0900-1500 Thursday 0900-1600 *hours are flexible based on the needs of the client (Posting Closes: January 21, 2020) 

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