Project SEARCH Skills Trainer
Project SEARCH HSC Winnipeg is an exciting work focused transition program for high school students and young adults labeled with an intellectual disability. This endeavour, where students/teacher/skills trainers are embedded in a workplace, is the first hospital site of its kind in Canada. The lead organization, SCE LifeWorks, is a NPO that supports people with intellectual disabilities to work in the community.
Applications are being accepted for one Skills Trainer position at the Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg program.
The Skills Trainer’s duties include provision of work experience training & task analysis support to students. Successful candidate attributes include:
Creative thinker; problem solver; initiator; works w/ min. supervision
Positive, professional & engaging working demeanor
Excellent verbal/written comm. skills
Strong MS Office skills/comfort with computer tasks
Experience supporting people w/intellectual disabilities &/or autism
Demonstrated flexibility & ability to work as a team player
Preference: human services degree or equiv. combined education & experience
SCE LifeWorks offers cost-shared benefits/pension.
Submit cover letter & resume by 3pm, Friday August, 3rd 2018 to:
Project SEARCH Winnipeg
Floating Job Coach
Monday to Friday 9:00a.m - 3:00p.m
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Maintaining a small case load
- Providing relief at the shared support sites
- Assisting individuals with on the job support and training
- Liaising with the Supported Employment team
- Identifying, developing and implementing natural supports
- Modifying job duties and work environment to accommodate individual needs and abilities
- Recording job performance and work behaviours for required reports and providing on-going communication with support network
- Implementing person centered plans and training techniques to obtain desired job performance and meet individuals employment goals
The successful candidate must possess:
- Experience supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities
- A clear criminal record and child abuse registry check
- Access to a vehicle
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Comfortable working in a professional environment
- The ability to work effectively with little supervision
- Some post-secondary education in a related field is preferred but not essential
- ASL knowledge is considered an asset
Deadline for applications is August 10th, 2018
Please submit cover letter and resume to:
Jennifer Everard, Work Experience Services Coordinator
Fax: 204 783-2555 or jeverard(at)lifeworks.mb.ca
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Working at SCE LifeWorks
How many people are lucky enough to love their work?
SCE LifeWorks supports people labeled with intellectual disabilities to find their valued place in the community
How many people have a job that makes a difference in someone’s life? Develop a Career with meaning with SCE LifeWorks.
SCE LifeWorks provides:
· Excellent opportunities for training and development.
· Opportunities for advancement within the organization.
· A cost-shared, comprehensive benefits package.
· A generous, cost-shared pension plan
Staff who are part of the SCE LifeWorks team are:
· Work well independently as well as a team
· Philosophically supportive of community integration
· Good Problem Solvers