Residential Support Worker

Cedar Heights Tottenham - Tottenham, ON (30+ days ago)

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Cedar Heights Residential Living is looking for caring, enthusiastic, energetic and professional individuals to work with children and adolescents within our Tottenham residence. Cedar Heights specializes in working with those diagnosed with ASD, FASD & Dual-Diagnosis. Residential Support Workers provide individuals with high levels of support and supervision in all areas of daily living including; education, behaviour management, community involvement and recreation.

The position requires that the candidate be available to work various shifts including mornings, evenings, weekends. Cedar Heights Residential Living offers a dynamic workplace in a rapidly growing organization.

On-site/Off-site training is provided. Also made available to all employees are opportunities to participate in various workshops to further develop skills and knowledge on how to better support our clients.

Responsibilities and Duties:
The Overnight Residential Support Worker provides hygiene and daily living support for all residents. Position entails cleaning, food preparation, room safety checks, and some clerical duties (ie; filing).
Daytime staff - Creating and implementing therapeutic programming with emphasis on life skills and personal development; Client Advocacy within and outside the agency; Familiarity and adherence to the organization's core values and mission statement; Participation in Training and Workshops.

Qualifications and Skills:
Post-secondary degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Child and Youth Worker or other related field.
Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector.
$1,000,000 Liability Automobile Insurance.
Valid Driver's License.
C.P.I., and/or First Aid/C.P.R. and/or Medication/Pharmacology training an asset.
Experience encouraged but not required.

Required Education:
Post Secondary Degree or Diploma in a related field (completed or in progress)

The Position:We’re currently looking to fill the following positions:
Part-Time (Awake) overnight position. Hours/days may be flexible depending on availability.
Part-Time day, evening and weekend staff