Front Line Support Worker

Families 1st - Developmental Services & Residential Treatment Home - Guelph, ON (30+ days ago)

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We are a growing, community-based organization that operates an advanced, specialized residence in Guelph. We provide transitional housing for adults from the developmental services sector. We work in partnership with the Ministry of Community and Social Services along with various front-line organizations to create highly customized programming for our clients. Our clients present with various developmental disabilities and often are dual-diagnosed.

We are currently hiring people who have experience working in the developmental services sector, preferably with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder knowledge. Further experience in supporting those with ASD is considered an asset.

Positions available:

Full Time

Part Time

Part Time Awake Overnights

Your education will include a diploma from a recognized college in a program such as DSW, CSW, SSW, CYW or equivalent. Current CPR and First Aid/CPR training is mandatory along with certification in Safe Management, or the willingness to obtain it. Your experience includes role modeling, counselling, behaviour management, supporting clients achieve their goals, assistance with ADL, attending appointments, money management, following BSP’s accurately and collecting data. You are an excellent communicator, motivated and client centred at all times.

Work Conditions:

Standard Shift Work including Weekends.

Physically Fit to:

Perform a full range of motions including movements and lifting of up to 50lbs.

Participate in physical activities with clients and their recreational programming

Engage in and carry out physical interventions and containments and obtain and maintain annual SMG certification

Please let us know of any accommodation needs due to physical disability required to attend an in-person interview.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $41,600.00 /year

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please do not apply if you do not have a valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $41,600.00 /hour


  • Support Care: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Guelph, ON (Preferred)