Part-Time Developmental Service Worker

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Surex Community Services
  • Developmental Services
  • Counselor: Family / Group
  • Counselor: Individual
  • Crisis Intervention
Part Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Experienced (Non-manager)N/A2019-05-032019-07-02

Surex Community Services is a community-based non profit organization providing support and assistance for adults with developmental disabilities living in a group home setting. All Surex staff will promote social inclusion, provide choice, facilitate independence in directing supports and assistance and respect the rights of adults in service.

As a staff member of Surex it is our expectation:

  • You interact with our people in a respectful and dignified manner consistent with their legal, civil and human rights.
  • Actively listen to and observe people in order to empower them to exercise preferences, be self directed and learn.
  • Provide choice by creating and offering options in day to day living experiences.
  • Promote social inclusion by accessing the community for goods, services, recreation and social interaction.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring health and safety of our people
  • Implementing positive behaviour support, crisis intervention
  • Teach new skills (e.g. independent living, self advocacy)
  • Supporting self-determination and self-direction of our people
  • Working with family members
  • Medication administration
  • Assisting with home skills such as meal planning and preparation, housekeeping and budgeting
  • The provision of personal care and hygiene

Required Qualifications:

  • DSW diploma or related post-secondary education preferred
  • Related work experience of more than 1 year
  • Valid Drivers Licence "Class G" is mandatory
  • Able to work well in a team environment as well as independently
  • Able to perform delegated tasks with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Able to respond to a flexible work schedule involving shifts or emergency staffing needs
  • This is a PART-TIME position. Must be available to work shift work, evenings, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
  • Valid First Aid and CPR, Safe Management
  • Have computer literacy to operate computerized client records including word processing, spreadsheet, Internet and email software.

You will be required to provide 3 work related references at time of interview.

Upon hire, you will be required to provide a current policy vulnerable sector screening, including medical check.

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