Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs
Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs

Developmental Services Direct Care Worker

AgencyAnago
Position Part-time & Relief
SalaryCompetitive wage plus 4% vacation pay
Hoursvarious

Description

Be part of a dynamic, not-for-profit organization committed to cultivating opportunities for at-risk youth and vulnerable adults to achieve independence through integration into communities of support. Employment with Anago enables you to contribute to a community where individuals have meaningful connections and are inspired to realize their potential as active participants.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing supports, within a residential setting, to adults with developmental, physical, and behavioural challenges. Part-time shifts will involve hours as scheduled, primarily evenings, and weekends. Relief employees are required to work a minimum five (5) statutory holidays per year inclusive of one (1) of the three (3) statutory holidays between December 24th and January 2nd and work a minimum of four (4) shifts per month inclusive of two (2) weekend shifts per month.

Qualifications

Qualifications: • Post Secondary education in a related field, such as CYW, SSW, DSW, PSW or equivalent Post Secondary education • Able to establish therapeutic relationships on the basis of respect and trust • Willingness to promote our Corporate philosophy • Ability/willingness to lead individuals through a process of self-evaluation and goal setting consistent with Cognitive Behavior Theory and Lead Management • Ability to work independently in the delivery of services on shift, as well as within a team • Demonstrated understanding of support requirements specific to individuals with developmental challenges • Experience supporting individuals with daily living while pursuing leisure and recreational opportunities • Ability to write clear, concise observations of behaviour • Advocate on behalf of individuals to achieve goals • Proven computer skills, MS Office preferred • Ability to use sound judgment and make independent decisions based on Policies & Procedures • Strong organizational, communication, and problem solving skills; attention to detail • A valid Ontario (G) Driver’s Licence, current Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC), Standard First Aid Certificate, CPI Certificate • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in residential services, supporting individuals with complex and high behavioural needs • Bilingualism is considered an asset Work Location(s): London, Strathroy, and Exeter Starting Wage: Competitive wage plus 4% vacation pay Application Deadline: Submit resume and cover letter, quoting job number 98-081718-477 by 4:00 p.m., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018 to: Anago Attn: Human Resources 371 Princess Avenue London ON N6B 2A7 Fax: 519-435-0062 E-Mail: employment@anago.on.ca We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Anago is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process, please contact Human Resources at employment@anago.on.ca .

Employers Contact Information

Name Anago Employment
Email employment@anago.on.ca
Website http://www.anago.on.ca/2018/08/10/developmental-services-part-time-relief-direct-care-worker/
Mailing Address 371 Princess Ave. London, ON
Phone 519-435-1099
Fax 519-435-0062