Support Worker

Community Living

Job Description

Our agency is actively involved in the Ottawa Valley to provide adults living with an intellectual disability with the support needed to live their fullest and most extraordinary lives. This role can vary from assisting with basic life skills, to providing personal care, to actively seeking employment and volunteer opportunities with the supported person. We are currently recruiting for 4 Part-time positions.  If you have a desire to work in this field and have at least 1 year of post-secondary education then we want to consider you for this incredible opportunity to expand your knowledge and grow with our Agency.
Work Hours & Environment:
Flexible availability is paramount for these positions. Shifts vary in length from 7.5 up to 12 hours in duration and include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Part-time positions require a commitment to work alternate weekends.
Physical tasks could include but may not be limited to long periods of standing or walking, some lifting and bending, reaching, squatting, sitting and driving.
•       Personal care including but not limited to: bathing support, feeding, oral and personal hygiene
•       Use of AIMS software for Daily Notes, access to ISP’s/BSP’s, Serious Occurrence, Care Professionals in the Community, individual networks
•       Medication Administration and Treatment (Training Provided)
•       Controlled Acts (Training Provided)
•       Non-Violent Crisis Intervention application (Training Provided)
•       Communication with team members, Supervisors, and Managers of Supports and Services as needed
•       Provides not only for basic human needs, but also in the form of tools and methods to foster the fullest and best lives possible for all


Job Requirements
•       2 -year post-secondary education in the field of human services is ideal however we  consider candidates who have at least 1 year of post secondary education and a desire to make a career change.
•       A Commitment to learning is essential in this role, as is good communication skills.
•       Valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle, and proof of vehicle insurance
•       Current certifications: First Aid, CPR (or willing to obtain)
•       Current Vulnerable Sector Screening (or willing to obtain)
•       Vaccination Status of a minimum of two doses must be provided
•       Proven excellence working both independently and in a team
•       Ability to remain calm in stressful situations
•       Experience supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities is an asset, however extensive orientation and training for this position will be provided
•       Experience with supporting individuals in other ways (i.e. ageing parents, family with history of disabilities and/or mental or physical illnesses) also an asset and consideration in the hiring process
•       Bilingualism is an asset, but not necessary
Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process and work environments. We endeavor to provide accommodations wherever possible during the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We also provide access to third-party, unlimited counselling services for employees and their family members at no charge. This is a positive and collaborative CUPE unionized workplace.
Salary for all Part-time scheduled hours range from $25.79 – $26.88 per hour.
* additional hours are available for Part-time employees in a casual/call-in basis as per the collective agreement.
Please forward your resume to:
Marcie Campbell
Manager of Human Resources
894 Pembroke St. W., P.O. Box 1030
Pembroke, ON   K8A 6Y6

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*Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted