Developmental Services - Part Time Direct Care Worker

  • Anago
  • Strathroy, ON, Canada
  • Jun 14, 2019
Part time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Join our team! 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. Shifts will involve hours as scheduled, primarily evenings, and weekends.

 

Qualifications:

  • 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 Records Check & Vulnerable Position Screening, Standard First Aid Certificate, CPI Certificate
  • Post Secondary in a related field or equivalent
  • 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):                Hull Road – Strathroy, ON

 

Starting Wage:                      $20.59 per hour plus 4% vacation pay

                                   

Please apply with a resume and cover letter by Friday June 21, 2019, to our main office:

Anago, Human Resources

371 Princess Ave

London ON  N6B 2A7

E: employment@anago.on.ca

F: 519.435.0062

Reference job number: 05-062119-566

 

We thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Anago encourages applications from all qualified candidates as a commitment to diversity and inclusion. If any applicant requires accommodation at any stage of the application or recruitment process, please email employment@anago.on.ca or call 519.435.1099 x106.

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