Overnight Awake Residential Care Worker

Apple Blossom Village - Orillia, ON (4 months ago)

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APPLE BLOSSOM VILLAGE IS A SUPPORTIVE RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY FOR ADULTS WHO REQUIRE COMPLEX AND SPECIALIZED CARE. WE COLLABORATE TO PROVIDE INDIVIDUALIZED, PERSON-CENTRED STRENGTHS-BASED SERVICES. WE SUPPORT ADULTS WITH COGNITIVE AND NEURODEVELOPMENTAL ISSUES, DUAL DIAGNOSIS, COMPLEX MEDICAL CONDITIONS, ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY, AND PEOPLE WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES.

Reporting the Manager, the Overnight Awake Care Worker supports our Mission and Vision to build a supportive and caring community and to guide our learners to reach their full potential through skills instruction using the home-education model to respond to each learner’s specific education, social and vocational needs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Remain awake and alert for duration of shift
  • Monitor residents throughout the shift
  • Provide direct care to our complex residents, including feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, and bowel and bladder care (for some individuals)
  • On-going housekeeping related duties which include, meal preparation, laundry and light clean up
  • Serve and eat with residents during breakfast time
  • Group support for a variety of complex care residents in the residence and out in the community, by providing behavior management support.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Support our residents to reach their full potential by building relationships with residents, demonstrating an interest in the resident, responding to resident’s needs, negotiating focused goals and building their self esteem
  • Support and follow individual plans consistently while facilitating and implementing educational, recreational, and vocational programs
  • Communicating and documenting any change in the status or needs of individual residents while maintaining positive and effective relations with residents, their families, co-workers, and management
  • Participate as a member in a team environment by promoting and maintaining professional conduct, resolving conflict, acknowledging individual differences and supporting team members and residents
  • Protect self and others by maintaining a safe environment via safety inspections, emergency procedures, crisis intervention techniques and Safe Management
  • On-going housekeeping related duties which include, meal preparation, laundry and light clean up
  • Complete necessary documentation in accordance with our Policies and Procedures, and the Ministry of Community and Social Services requirements and maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Must be available to work all shifts including weekends, weekdays, and holidays
  • Shifts are from 10pm to 9am or 10am.

Qualifications:

  • Preferred: Degree or Diploma in Development Service Worker, Child and Youth Studies, Social Services Worker, Personal Support Worker or equivalent education from a recognized Educational Institute
  • First Aid Level C
  • Must be able to obtain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector, medical clearance and successfully pass Safe Management training.
  • Valid G Class Driver’s License

We sincerely thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you require an accommodation during our interview process, please inform Human Resources.

Benefits offered to Full Time Employees: Health/Dental Plan, Basic Life Insurance, Workplace Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, RRSP

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 to $22.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Residential Care: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • DCS / DEC (Required)