Overnight (Awake) Residential Support Worker

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

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Looking for an enthusiastic Support Worker with a drive to make a difference in the lives of young adults.

The Company:
Cedar Heights specializes in working with individuals diagnosed with ASD, FASD, and brain-based disabilities. Residential Support Workers provide our youth 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 a candidate to fill a full-time (awake) overnight position. Hours/days may be flexible depending on availability.
We offer both on-site and off-site training.
Opportunities to participate in various workshops to further develop skills and knowledge on how to best support our residents.

Requirements:
Post-secondary degree or diploma 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.
Minimum two years experience in a related field.
C.P.I., and/or First Aid/C.P.R. and/or Medication/Pharmacology training is an asset.

Responsibilities:
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).

The Location:
Tottenham, Ontario.