Part-Time Developmental Service Worker

Surex Community Services - Toronto, ON (22 days ago)

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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.