Support Worker

Array Services - Peterborough, ON (30+ days ago)

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Learn a fun new language while helping individuals learn new skills and be a part of their community!

ARRAY Services is a unique American Sign Language environment. We support individuals with a developmental disability and are either Deaf, hard of hearing, or non-verbal living in residential or supported independent living settings. No prior Sign Language experience necessary. We are willing to train you on this fun and interesting language!

Position Title(s): Part-Time Residential and Occupational Support Worker Positions Available

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide daily living skills training
  • Behavioural program implementation
  • Communication support [American Sign Language environment]
  • Promotion of inclusion and self-advocacy

Other Skills Required

  • Self- directed and a creative problem solver
  • Strong written, computer, and organizational skills
  • Flexible: shifts include days, evenings, weekends, and over nights
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Willingness to learn

Certificates: The following certificates/training would be an asset [but we are willing to train]

  • American Sign Language
  • Applied Behavioural Analysis
  • NVCI
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR
  • Valid ā€œGā€ licence

Starting Wage : $17.26

Closing Date: August 17th 2018

ARRAY is committed to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for all candidates. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment/interview process due to a disability, please inform the hiring team leader. All candidates please send both resume and cover letter.

Visit arrayservices.ca for more information about our agency

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $17.26 /hour

Experience:

  • Support Care: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Peterborough (Preferred)

Licence:

  • American Sign Language 101 (Preferred)
  • CPR/First aid (Preferred)
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (Preferred)