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Direct Support Professional

  • Posted:Apr 20, 2021
  • Apply by:May 24, 2021
  • Job Type
  • Full Time
  • Job Level
  • Other
  • Location
  • Ottawa, ON
  • Impact Area
  • Other
  • Impact Category
  • Other
  • Company Type
  • Other

About this position

Are you an enthusiastic person who wants to make a meaningful impact in someone's life and their 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

We are hiring for the following positions:

PERMANENT POSITIONS:

ONE (1) FULL-TIME DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

(40 hours/week: Shifts consist of a rotation of days, evenings & every second weekend (Sat & Sun))

For our Community Residential Home (Nepean​)

 

THREE (3) PART-TIME DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS

(16-34 hours/week: shifts are a rotation of days, evening, occasional overnights & every second weekend (Sat & Sun))

For our Community Residential Homes (Ottawa & surrounding communities)

 

TEMPORARY POSITIONS:

ONE (1) (TEMP. Approx. 12 Months) FULL-TIME DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

(40 hours/week: Includes10 hour shifts, combination of days, evenings and every second weekend (both Saturday and Sunday)

For our Community Residential Homes (Nepean)

 

ONE (1) (Temp. Approx. 6-8 months) PART-TIME NIGHT-AWAKE (OVERNIGHT) DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

(18 hours/week: Shifts are Friday & Saturday, 11:00pm-8:00am)

For our Community Residential Home (Orleans)

 

 

As a Direct Support Professional (Support Worker) you will work alongside people who experience developmental disabilities within our various residential support homes in the Ottawa and surrounding area.

Working as a part of a team, your goal is to provide person-centered support in meeting people’s needs and helping others to realize their gifts to belong to their community.  

Our ideal candidates will enjoy working in changing environments, being challenged to come up with creative solutions in supporting people in a person-centered way, as well as assist others with their activities of daily living (including personal care). You will be goal driven, supporting individuals in finding purpose in their community.

The successful person will have confidence and experience with providing behavior support intervention as well as knowledge in dual diagnosis supports.

Watch this inspiring video capturing what it means to work for Christian Horizons: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wPsgxzt4wQ

 

What we Offer!

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

Requirements:

  • Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Check
  • Satisfactory 3-year Uncertified Driver’s Abstract
  • Valid G Driver’s License and access to reliable transportation

Preferred:

  • 3-6 Months’ Experience (volunteer or employment)
  • Developmental Services Worker, Child and Youth Worker, or post-secondary education in a related field is preferred

Apply by sending your C.V to: eastjobs@christian-horizons.org

Start Date: To be determined

For inquiries about the above posting, feel free to reach out to Matt Robberstad, Recruitment & Employee Relations Specialist at mrobberstad@christian-horizons.org.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Shifts can include days, afternoons, evenings, weekends, and occasional overnights.

Christian Horizons seeks to hire a workforce that represents the diversity of the communities where we serve. We are committed to promoting communities of belonging where Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour feel valued, respected, represented, and heard. We encourage applications from qualified candidates from members of groups with historical or current barriers to equity. 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.

 

 

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