Residential Support Worker (Overnight Awake)

Innovative Community Support Services - Orleans, ON (26 days ago)

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SEEKING RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT WORKERS FOR FULL TIME OVERNIGHT AWAKE POSITIONS

Shifts are from 11:00pm-9:00am (10 hour shifts)

ICSS WANTS YOU TO JOIN OUR TEAM!

*FREE PARKING

*COMPETITIVE SALARY

*GROUP INSURANCE BENEFITS

Innovative Community Support Services (ICSS) is a non-profit charitable organization that is committed to creating and providing families & individuals with innovative, high quality and cost effective community based programs and services that promote a strong sense of well being while making a positive contribution to our culturally diversified community.

ICSS is currently looking for Residential Support Workers for Overnight Awake positions whowill be primarily responsible to work and support the clients placed in our group homes, in order that they may have the highest quality of life as possible. This includes ensuring that their daily living needs are met in the highest manner.

The Overnight Awake employee prepares clients for daily activities and performs general household duties including housekeeping and meal preparation. It is imperative that the individual working in this position conducts hourly checks for each resident during the overnight hours while they are sleeping.

Please note that some of our residences are located in Orleans which has public transportation however some are in rural Cumberland/Navan/Rockland.

NOTE: A valid Ontario driver's license and reliable vehicle is required for MOST positions.

Educational Requirements:

  • DSW, SSW or PSW with 2 years experience in the field
  • First Aid/ CPR valid, current certification
  • Behavioral Management
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license

Experience Requirements:

  • Experience working with special needs clients
  • Experience in medication administration
  • G-tube care and feeding (asset)
  • Cooking and cleaning experience

Responsibilities:

  • Verifies the safety and security of the residents via hourly checks throughout the night
  • Provide support to the residents in the area of personal care; works with other staff to ensure each resident is awake, fed and dressed for the day within the required time frame
  • Ensure that the residence remains safe (Health & Safety, fire drills) and clean at all times
  • Participate in training / upgrading opportunities to enhance the level of care and skill being offered to the residents
  • Adhere to medication administration Policies and Procedures
  • Follow all recording and reporting procedures

Extra Skills Required:

  • Co-operation, requires a pleasant attitude and displays a good natured manner in working with residents and co-workers
  • Cooking, according to nutritional standards, the ability to follow menus and prepare foods to the required dietary levels
  • English communication skills, the ability to follow instructions and complete written forms and reports

Please include your resume as well as a cover letter outlining your accomplishments and indicating why you would be suitable for this position.

ICSS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.20 /hour

Experience:

  • Support Care: 1 year (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Required)