The support worker provides assistance to individuals with developmental disabilities so that these individuals can maintain a quality of life based on their needs. This includes helping the individual to achieve their goals and promote rights and responsibilities.
- Implement Behaviour Support Plans and Applied Behaviour Analytic (ABA) programming to reduce risk-behaviour and support skill development for children with complex needs.
- Support clients engaging in risk behaviour while remaining calm, neutral, and effectively using non-violent crisis intervention strategies.
- Personal Support to individuals (hygiene, food prep, feeding, assistance)
- Medical Administration (reordering subscriptions, monitoring and logging)
- Financial Operations for Individuals (helping to make purchases, obtaining receipts, documenting purchases and balancing cash each transaction)
- Administration – AIMS & Miscellaneous
- Completed two-year college diploma in social sciences field of study or equivalent combination of relevant work experience in the developmental services sector and certification and training (e.g. Personal Support Worker, behavioral management training, etc.)
- Three months’ related work experience in social services sector
- Current First Aid/CPR certificate
- Safety-Care Training Certificate
- Medication Training
- Ontario Class G driver’s license
- All new hires must have been fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof to the agency.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Niagara Support Services is committed to workplace diversity and provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (905) 384-1172 ext. 2260. All requests will be addressed confidentially.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: From $24.85 per hour
- Casual dress
- Extended health care
- 8 hour shift
- Day shift
- Night shift
- Weekend availability
- Do you have experience in managing behaviors (verbally and physically aggressive individuals)?
- Are you comfortable with providing personal care?