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Support Worker, Part Time

  • Posted:Feb 17, 2023
  • Apply by:Apr 18, 2023
  • Job Type
  • Part time
  • Job Level
  • Other
  • Location
  • Mississauga, ON
  • Impact Area
  • Other
  • Impact Category
  • Other
  • Company Type
  • Other

About this position

Job Summary

The Support Worker, Part-Time (Support Assistant) is a permanent, part-time opportunity with a set schedule but does require some flexibility. Available shifts include, days, evenings, overnights, weekends.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide direct and indirect support to people with an intellectual disability, as required by their personal support plans.

  • Support may include assisting with daily activities, personal care, medication administration and meal preparation.

  • Monitor and support health issues for each person supported, as required.

  • Assist people supported to ensure their home is well maintained and clean.

  • Promote community inclusion, independence and self-determination for the people supported.

  • Support people to identify, work towards and achieve their personal goals and dreams.

  • Encourage self-expression of people supported and utilize knowledge of verbal and nonverbal communications, including alternative communication systems and techniques.

  • Keep informed about and utilize community resources.

  • Work collaboratively with their team, the people supported and their families to solve problems and resolve conflicts.

  • Apply techniques and understand concepts related to non-violent crisis intervention (CPI).


  • Completed or actively pursuing a Developmental Services Worker Diploma (preferred), or, Nursing Certifications such as: RNs, NPs, RPNs or LPNs, or Social Services Worker Diploma, Child and Youth Worker Diploma with some experience working or volunteering with people who have an intellectual disability.

  • Will consider someone who has completed or is actively pursuing a University Degree with a minimum of 6 months of experience working or volunteering with people who have an intellectual disability.

  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License (Class G or G2), access to a reliable vehicle and car insurance.

  • Good problem solving and conflict resolution skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, non-verbal, written).

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and with families as necessary.

  • Proficient in PC computer environment, MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and other software.

  • Current Standard First Aid / Level A CPR Certificate required.

  • Bilingualism in English/French or other language would be considered an asset.

Why Join our Team?

Community Living Mississauga is a leader in providing support to people who have an intellectual disability. You’ll be joining a diverse, inclusive and passionate team of employees who are dedicated to making a meaningful difference in the lives of people. We offer:

  • The opportunity to make a meaningful difference in someone’s life.

  • On-going learning and career development opportunities.

  • Access to exclusive discount offers and savings on entertainment, travel, attractions, shopping, health, wellness, sports and more.

  • Membership in a defined contribution pension plan (subject to meeting eligibility requirements).

  • Flexible schedule.

  • Employee Recognition & Rewards Programs.

  • Friendly, respectful, supportive and inclusive work environment.

Community Living Mississauga is committed to taking every reasonable precaution to protect employees and people who receive supports and services. In an effort to protect the wellbeing of our employees and the people we support, full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of all positions at Community Living Mississauga. You will be required to submit proof of full vaccination.

Community Living Mississauga values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices, including accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.


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