Overnight (Awake) Residential Support Worker (Clearview)

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

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Overnight Job Description
Looking for enthusiastic Support Workers with a drive to make a difference in the lives of young adults

Cedar Heights Residential Living has recently opened a new residence near Wasaga Beach and is looking for caring, creative, professional and adaptive employees to join the team.

The Company:Cedar Heights specializes in working with individuals diagnosed with ASD, FASD, and brain based disabilities. Residential Support Workers provide our young adults with high levels of support and supervision in all areas of daily living including; education, behaviour management, community involvement and recreation.

We believe in evidence based models that provide the individuals in our care with the most advantageous opportunities for personal growth.

The Position: We’re currently looking for candidates to fill a full time overnight awake position.
We offer both onsite and off site training.
Opportunities to participate in various workshops to further develop skills and knowledge on how to better support our residents.

Requirements:
Post-secondary degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Child and Youth Worker or other related field
Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector
Current First Aid/CPR
$1,000,000 Liability Automobile Insurance
Valid Driver's License
Minimum two years experience in related field
C.P.I., and/or Medication/Pharmacology training an asset

Responsibilities:
The primary responsibility of our overnight staff is to ensure the safety of the residents throughout the night - this includes frequent room checks, and supporting them if they happen to wake up during the night. There is also some cleaning/cooking/administrative work that is expected to be completed as well.
Residential Support Workers provide onsite, client-centered programming. Staff are responsible for assisting the residents in the participation of Life Skills Training, Personal and Self-Help Training, Arts & Crafts, Recreation and Leisure, as well as Home Schooling Programs in various subject areas. Community integration is also a strong focus of the program.

The Location:The new location is based in Stayner, Ontario
15 minutes from Angus
20 mins from Wasaga Beach
20 mins from Collingwood
30 mins from Barrie

Why Should You Apply?
Cedar Heights Residential Living offers a dynamic workplace in a rapidly growing organization
We are so close to the beach!