Support Worker

PHSS - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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Come in on the ground level! A very established community support agency, that is new to the Gloucester area in Ottawa, is currently recruiting experienced part-time support workers to provide support to 3 adults with physical disabilities.

Successful candidates will be responsible for supporting people at home and in the community; assist with implementing person-centered plans; teaching life skills; supporting and creating community involvement and participation; recreation and leisure; maintaining and monitoring health care supports, as necessary.

Responsibilities:

  • Carry out personal care duties.
  • Complete tasks of daily living, recreation and all programming as required.
  • Health, personal care and behavioral programming must be completed.
  • Work as a positive team member and report directly to the coordinators and assistant coordinators.
  • Ensure the well being of the individuals, emergency procedures.
  • Carry out policy and procedures of the agency.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must have current CPR/First Aid or be willing to obtain.
  • Must have a valid G driver's license and be able to drive an accessible company vehicle.
  • Ability to carry out behavioral procedures as required and cope with aggressive and/or destructive behavior towards you and/or the environment remaining neutral and professional
  • Post-secondary education and/or related experience is respected and valued.
  • Compassionate heart to provide care for others.
  • Ability to work with individuals and families.
  • Desire and proven ability to work as an effective team player.
  • Strong Communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Consistent and good attendance record.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to problem-solve.
  • Demonstrated flexibility in taking shifts.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Graduates and/or students in PSW, DSW programs or related are encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $21.28 /hour

Experience:

  • Support Care: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Ottawa, ON (Preferred)