Support Workers - Respite Services for Children with Special Needs

Lansdowne Children's Centre - Brantford, ON (6 months ago)

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Lansdowne Children's Centre is a member of the Ontario Association of Children’s Rehabilitation Services and is one of 21 member treatment centres in Ontario. As leaders in community-based services and support children, youth, and their families, we offer a broad range of quality services.

We are currently seeking….
Support Workers
Respite Services – Part Time, Evenings, Weekends, Days

Responsibilities: Providing 1:1 support to children and youth with special needs either in the community or their home. Support provided at various times dependent on individual parent requests, but generally 2-4 hours a week per contract. Depending on the program, Support Workers must be flexible to work varying hours per week, including evening and weekends.

Education: Preferred - Post secondary school diploma in Human Services (ECE, DSW, CYW, etc.).

Experience: Preference will be give to applicants with hands-on experience in providing service with a special needs population. Additional need also identified for male workers, and applicants from Brant County.

Why work at Lansdowne Children's Centre?

We offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Flexible schedules
  • Paid training
  • Twice monthly paychecks
  • Option to participate in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan [HOOPP]

Emergency First Aid CPR level C is required. A valid Class G driver’s license and personal transportation may be required. Employment is conditional upon successful completion of background checks, including a police vulnerable sector check and proof of immunizations.

In compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodations are available to applicants to support them in all aspects of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Job Types: Part-time, Casual

Salary: $17.00 to $19.00 /hour


  • special needs: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Brantford, ON (Preferred)


  • Immunizations (Required)
  • Drivers (Preferred)