Weekend & Relief Community Support Worker

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
NABORS -Neighbours Allied for Better Opportunities in Residential Support
  • Social Work
Contract - Part Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Experienced (Non-manager)$19.00(Hourly)2019-09-302019-11-27

Job Description

Community Support Worker

NABORS is an organization of people who want the world to be a place where all people, including people with disabilities, can live in inclusive community. We are dedicated to supporting people with physical and developmental disabilities to have rich and full lives in community and have control over their lives.

NABORS is a community of people living with a disability in Toronto and our circles of support. Our circles of support are made up of our friends and families who freely give their time to assist us to make informed decisions, act on choices, manage our paid supports and feel safe. Members are supported to live in the homes of our choice and be fully included in the community.

The NABORS member that is currently hiring is seeking a Part Time Community Support Worker who will assist the supported member at home and in being involved in the community.

The Community Support Worker provides support by:

  • Assisting the member to create a home where he/she has maximum control over his/her environment, his/her activities, and his/her associations; where he / she can feel safe and secure; where he /she can welcome friends and family
  • Supporting the member’s health needs including personal care, physical, and nutritional needs
  • Ensuring safety
  • Assisting in relationship building by the development of and support to natural relationships within the member’s family, friends, and community
  • Assisting with the finding of, and participation in, valued roles for the member within his / her home, co-operative living arrangements, and community life
  • Assisting the supported member in pursuing his/her goals with the assistance of the support circle
  • May include job coaching in community businesses

Requirements:

  • experience with Community Support Work
  • energetic, enthusiastic support approach
  • Enjoy weekly Swimming and other fitness adventures
  • have training in Social Role Valorization or eagerness to be trained in it.
  • good initiative and ability to work independently
  • patience, understanding, flexibility with a great sense of humor
  • Available to work on Saturdays from 11-8 or 12-9 with the ability to pick up shifts casually.
  • Can cook healthy meals
  • Willingness to have a contact/team meeting via email or phone on a weekly or semi weekly touch in.

The member who is currently hiring resides in the Yonge and Eglinton area.

The hiring is conditional upon clearing a Vulnerable Sector Police check. Emergency First Aid & CPR will be required.

NABORS is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified persons. Accommodations during the hiring process can be made available to applicants who make their accommodation needs known in advance. We thank all applicants but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $19.00 /hour

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