Full-Time Overnight Community Living Support Worker

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Brampton Caledon Community Living
  • Social Work
  • Developmental Services
  • Healthcare: Personal Support Worker / Caregiver
Full Time
  • Ontario - Peel Region - Brampton
Experienced (Non-manager)$19.64 - 20.34(Hourly)2019-03-142019-05-13

Brampton Caledon Community Living is an organization that supports individuals with an intellectual disability in partnership with their families and the community to lead enriched and meaningful lives.  We are looking for caring, dynamic and responsive support workers who have experience with supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Position Expectations:

  • Demonstrate a respectful relationship, which recognizes an individual’s right as a citizen and promotes their dignity and well-being.
  • Ensure the safety of individuals while they are sleeping/awake throughout the night.
  • Promote and demonstrate the values of the organization within the workplace and in the community.
  • Develop and/or implement individual support plans to achieve personal outcomes by using Personal Outcomes Measures.
  • Assist individuals to develop informed decision-making skills and exercise choices.
  • Promote the involvement of family.
  • Provide supports within the home ensuring a clean, safe and enhancing environment.
  • Plan and prepare nutritional meals, administer medication and assist with personal care as necessary.
  • Ensure daily overnight duties are completed e.g. Health & Safety Requirements; Administrative responsibilities; Home maintenance requirements; Fax and/or scan documents at set times throughout the night.

Qualifications:

  • Developmental Services Worker (DSW), Social Services Worker (SSW), or a related diploma/degree from an accredited community college or university.
  • An up-to-date, Clear Police Record Check & Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Valid driver’s license Class G, current driver’s abstract and reliable car are required.
  • Current Standard First Aid/CPR; CPI is required.
  • Ability to relate to people with an intellectual disability and their families.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to express and present oneself in a professional manner; strong writing and verbal communication skills; sound decision-making skills.
  • Strong understanding and implementation of Personal Outcomes Measures and/or outcome- based person-centered planning approaches.
  • Flexible schedule, strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member and/or to work independently.
  • Must have a commitment to the goals and visions of community living.
  • Fluency in French is an asset.
  • Must have 2 – 3 years related experience.

Please note, this is an overnight awake position. 

Interested candidates are to submit their resume and a cover letter stating why they think they would be suitable for this position. 

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. 

                                                                              

Brampton Caledon Community Living (BCCL) is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring a workforce inclusive of the diverse population it serves.  BCCL promotes the principles of diversity and equity and adheres to the tenets of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department for assistance.

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