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Posted: Monday, September 21, 2020| Respond by: Friday, October 16, 2020 | View All


SUPPORT WORKER

Position Type

PART TIME POSITION

Summary

To support people who have an intellectual disability to achieve their personal goals and facilitate relationships, skills and roles which promote people’s effective participation in the typical and valued life of the community.




Reporting To

Community Living Supports Supervisor

Qualifications/Duties

HOURS:

  • Weekends, Evenings, Overnight 

GENERAL DUTIES:

  • Supporting a person with an intellectual disability to participate in their community
  • Engaging with the person and providing them with various options for community & recreational activities and outings that will interest them
  • Assisting the person to participate in activities of their preference and choice

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of two years experience working with people who have an intellectual disability preferred
  • DSW or equivalent preferred
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to support behavioral needs and protocols
  • Previous experience providing support to people who have a mental health diagnosis, and dealing with high anxiety situations
  • Ability to work independently providing one-to-one support and as a team in a group living setting
  • Experience in providing respectful personal care
  • Training in dispensing medication
  • Ability to operate large vehicles such as an accessible mini-van
  • Good written and verbal communication scales
  • Ability to engage with and captivate people that do not use words to communicate
  • Ability to maintain accurate documentation
  • Experience caring for individual with medical and physical needs
  • Current Standard First Aid, CPR-C
  • Valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable vehicle
  • Current Vulnerable Sector Screening within the last 5 months

Community Living Central York is an equal opportunity employer which welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please let us know if you require accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.


COVID-19 Considerations:

During the COVID-19 pandemic we will only be considering those applicants who are not currently working in other congregate care settings (i.e. hospitals, LTC, other group living agencies) in accordance with the provincial directive. Please advise if you are currently working in this type of job. You may be considered for future opportunities.

New employees will be fully trained on all IPAC measures, including Personal Protective Equipment and precautionary measures the organization has put in place to protect employees and the individuals we support from Covid-19.

Hours/Rate

Start Rate - $14.54 Job Rate - $18.95

Send To

Please send resumes to Jennifer Cracknell, Human Resources Generalist by email at [email protected]

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