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Weekend Part Time Direct Support Worker


Career Listing Details
Notice:SORRY WE ARE NO LONGER TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION
Contact:HR
Wages:$17.75-$19.77 per hour
Description & Requirements

Job Summary

 This is an entry-level part-time position with an average of 16 hours per weekend; however, there are opportunities for more hours by filling in as relief. Most community homes range between 3- 6 residents with focus on things such as age, health issues, behavioural needs, and/or physical disabilities. Employees are expected to provide support and care to those with developmental disabilities living in the homes.

Responsibilities:

  • Providing practical, everyday care such as personal care, housekeeping, meal preparation, planning community and in-house leisure activities.
  • Dispense medication and provide counselling for residents, based on their disability.
  • Create an overall positive, and safe environment for everyone in the home.

Key Qualifications:

  • Sensitive and understanding of the needs and rights of people with developmental disabilities.
  • Must be physically fit to carry out all duties of the position. Able to lift at least 23 kilograms independently.
  • Above all, the applicant must be empathetic, with strong communication skills, an appreciation for the needs of others, and an overall positive attitude.
  • Current training and certifications in First Aid, CRP, NVCI, and WHMIS.
  • Post-secondary education in personal support working, or developmental services or social services.

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or
  • Applicant must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector criminal reference
  • Active use in email and regular portal posting viewing is

Community Living Cambridge is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please let us know of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be kept confidential.




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