Friday, November 22, 2013

New Directions (ND) news about job opportunity available!

D.R.E.A.&M. Program – A.S.L. Immersion

Alternative Solutions requires a full time Support Worker/Developmental Treatment Worker to support male and female individuals with intellectual disabilities in the community and facilities from Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm.  Duties include providing individualized day service supports and working as part of a team to enhance a variety of skills based on individual needs as well as managing situations with individuals who may exhibit potentially aggressive behaviours.

Applicants must have:
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with people with intellectual disabilities, dual diagnosis, and/or behaviour problems.
  • Fluency in American Sign Language is required.
  • Current First Aid Certificate and a current Driver’s Abstract and valid Driver’s License.
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and a related human service certificate would be considered assets.
  • Candidates should be knowledgeable of and sensitive to Deaf culture

To better reflect the diversity of D.R.E.A.&M  participants and the needs of the program, preference will be given to qualified Deaf applicants.

The salary range for a full-time Support Worker position is $26,909 to $37,683 and for a Developmental Treatment Worker the range is $30,384 to $42,539 per annum, based on a 40 hour work week, depending on education and experience.  An excellent benefits package is offered to full time staff.

 The successful candidates to the above positions will be subject to a Criminal Record and Child and Adult Abuse Registry checks. 

Please forward your resume and covering letter by December 6th, 2013 to:

                                                Administrative Assistant
                                                Alternative Solutions Day Services
                                                New Directions for Children, Youth, Adult and Families
                                                200-55 Donald Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba   R3C 1L8   
Fax:  943-0696

We thank all applicants for their interest in New Directions however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Unfortunately, we cannot accept telephone inquiries.

New Directions strives towards a workforce that has fair representation of Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and women.