Residential Support Worker - Relief

Brockville & Area Community Living Association - Brockville, ON (30+ days ago)

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BACLA has a current need to hire Relief Workers.

Other similar job titles include Residential Support Worker, Support Worker, Developmental Support Worker and Developmental Services Worker.

Responsibilities:

  • Support individuals with intellectual disabilities with their daily living and activities.
  • Effectively interact and problem solve with people we support, demonstrating empathy, genuineness and respect.
  • Act from the basis of always considering the person’s best interests first.
  • Reviews communication notes, logs/fast facts book, medication sheets and all pertinent information at the beginning of shift.
  • Maintain clear, concise and accurate communication logs, shift outlines, reports, etc.
  • Be knowledgeable of and follow any guidelines in place regarding behavioural needs and approaches.
  • Ensure that people supported are appropriately dressed and groomed for the time of day, time of year and social circumstances.
  • Complete all required chores/tasks as indicated on the Day/Night Shift outline, complete all documentation.
  • Cook/prepare nutritious snacks and meals following planned menus.
  • Respect and maintain the confidentiality of all work related information.

Requirements:

  • Developmental Services Worker Diploma, Child and Youth Worker Diploma, or Social Services Worker Diploma is preferred.
  • Personal Support Worker or other equivalent training may also be considered.
  • Experience working with adults with intellectual disabilities would be considered an asset
  • A Valid G Driver’s License is required
  • Emergency First Aid (Level A) is required before working first shift
  • Vulnerable Person Criminal Records Check (updated within the last 6 months) is required
  • CPI Certification would be considered an asset
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Computer skills

Hours of Work:

  • This is an on call/as needed position. Hours of work vary; therefore applicants must be available to work days, evenings, overnights and weekends. The position requires flexibility and availability to accept shifts which are between 3 and 12 hours in length, supporting 24/7 operations.

Job Types: Part-time, Casual, Permanent

Salary: $17.66 to $20.74 /hour

Licence:

  • G Driver's (Required)