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Direct Support Professional (Support Worker)

  • Posted:Jun 25, 2019
  • Apply by:Jul 10, 2019
  • Job Type
  • Part time
  • Job Level
  • Experienced (non manager)
  • Location
  • Kingston, ON
  • Impact Area
  • Other
  • Impact Category
  • Nonprofit
  • Company Type
  • Nonprofit

About this position

Are you an enthusiastic person who wants to make a meaningful impact in your community? At Christian Horizons we Value People, Foster Belonging, Respect Gifts and Serve Others. Learn more about Christian Horizons: https://www.christian-horizons.org/who-we-are/values

 

 

PART-TIME DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

(24-34 hours/week: will work to backfill vacation and vacancy needs. Schedule will be determined with the successful candidate. Schedule will include a variation of days, evening, weekends and possible overnights)

(Supporting 4 Supportive Living Residential Homes in Kingston)

 

We are looking for a passionate Direct Support Professional (Support Worker) to assist persons with developmental disabilities to find a satisfying and purposeful place in their community by enhancing their quality of life and promoting personal growth.

In this role, you’ll be provided with opportunities to foster community inclusion, assist with activities of daily living, promote the implementation of person-centered plans, and assist with aspects of personal care as needed.

For our residential support opportunities, you’ll be supporting individuals who live in community residential homes (group homes) where we provide 24/7 support. We value flexibility in one’s schedule to meet our person centered support needs.  Our schedules often include a rotation or days, evenings and working alternating weekends. Overnights consist of 8 to10 hour shifts.

Our permanent part-time and full-time opportunities come with exciting benefits, entitlements, programs and perks! Be sure to ask us about them when you apply!

 

Requirements:

  • 3-6 Months’ Experience.
  • Developmental Services Worker, Child and Youth Worker, or post-secondary education in a related field, is preferred;
  • Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Check;
  • Satisfactory 3-year Uncertified Driver’s Abstract;
  • Valid G Driver’s License and access to reliable transportation.

 

Why Should You Apply?

  • Competitive Wages
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package for Full-Time and Part-Time positions
  • Career Development and Training Opportunities
  • Flexible Schedules and Various Locations
  • Employee Discounts

 

Apply Online at : https://webapps.christian-horizons.org:9985/resume/eastapplicationform  

 

Please attach a resume and cover letter outlining relevant experience to the:

Recruitment & Employee Relations Specialist

c/o Christian Horizons, East District Office                                

1950 Merivale Rd, Unit 3, Nepean, ON  K2G 5T5

Email: eastjobs@christian-horizons.org

Fax: 613-225-5955

 

All persons may apply regardless of religion or any Human Rights Code protected grounds. We seek to provide accessibility through all stages of the hiring process for all applicants with disabilities consistent with our Accessibility Policies and the AODA. Please let us know if you require an accommodation and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

 

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

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