Part Time Developmental Support Worker (DSW)

Bethesda - Niagara, ON (30+ days ago)

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Founded in 1937, Bethesda is one of the largest and most trusted organizations in Ontario that provides supports and services to adults and children who have a developmental disability and reside in Niagara, Hamilton, Brant, Haldimand or Norfolk regions.

Our mission is to provide in the Spirit of Christ, a continuum of holistic services and supports that will enhance the quality of life for people who have a developmental disability.

We will continue to be a supporting, encouraging, and caring community to persons who have a developmental disability by providing quality services and supports in a responsible, accountable, and innovative manner.

We are currently recruiting Part Time Developmental Support Workers for our residential group homes, located in Vineland.

The role of the Developmental Support Worker in this program is to support individuals who have a developmental disability. Important aspects of the position involve providing program consistency, data collection and offering opportunities for community involvement.

This role would be best suited to someone with exceptional skills for dealing with behavioural issues and facilitating independence to complete life skills.

Successful candidates will possess the following:

  • Completion of or working towards completion of a Social Sciences Degree or Diploma
  • Preference will be given to Applied Disability Studies, Psychology, Development Service Workers or Social Service Workers
  • Experience in supporting individuals with a developmental disability that also have behavioural challenges
  • Ability to function effectively with minimal supervision dealing with high risk individuals and situations
  • Ability to provide support in a respectful manner
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong decision making and prioritizing skills
  • Passion and dedication in their work
  • Exposure or experience with data collection and report writing
  • Valid Drivers License
  • French/English bilingualism is an asset

Bethesda offers competitive wages and many opportunities for advancement and personal growth.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $20.62 to $22.23 /hour

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • Support Care: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Niagara, ON (Preferred)

Licence:

  • G2 / G Class Driver's (Required)