Direct Support Professional

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Direct Support Professional

Community Living North Grenville
Location: Kemptville, Ontario
Posted: August 10th 2019
Deadline: October 9th, 2019
Salary: $14.00-$22.98 per hour
Description:

Community Living North Grenville is a local organization founded by families and friends of individuals with an intellectual disability. Community Living North Grenville advocates for promotes and facilitates the full participation, inclusion and citizenship of people who have an intellectual disability.

We are currently recruiting for a Direct Support Professional. This is a part-time position.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates support for individuals based on self-directed support plans.
  • Demonstrates a respectful relationship with each individual which recognizes their rights as citizens and promotes dignity and wellbeing.
  • Supports individuals to develop decision-making skills, exercise choices, and assume responsibilities and reasonable risk that promote inclusion in the community.
  • Involves individuals and their advocates in the decision-making process.
  • Is aware of the unique strengths, needs and preferences of each individual, particularly as it relates to an individual’s goals and aspirations.
  • Works with support services, landlords, volunteers, and community groups to provide support and services, as required.
  • Supports each individual to participate in the cultural, spiritual, recreational, leisure, and education activities in the community.
  • Provides personal care as required. Supports individuals to make informed choices in all areas as needed including healthy lifestyle (nutrition, diet, exercise), budgeting, medical and safety issues.
  • Ensures confidentiality of all information pertaining to people supported, CLNG employees and the association.
Qualifications
  • Developmental Services Worker (DSW) diploma or related post-secondary education at a college or university level (Social Service Worker diploma, Child and Youth Worker diploma, Personal Support Worker diploma).
  • A valid class G driver’s licence with a safe driving record and access to a personal vehicle is essential.
  • CPI, CPR, and First Aid training are mandatory.
  • Appropriate experience providing individualized support, and facilitating individual personal outcomes, based on self-directed support planning.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • One year of experience in direct support or personal care is preferred.
Additional Information

Hours of work vary; therefore applicants must be available to work days, evenings, overnights and weekends.

Pay range is $14.00-$22.98 per hour based on the hours of the shifts which have been assigned, as well as the candidate’s education and experience. 4% vacation pay is added to each cheque.

Contact Information
Virginia McFadden
Community Living North Grenville
2830 County Road 43, P.O. Box 1430,
Kemptville, Ontario, Canada
K0G 1J0

Phone: 613-258-7177
Email: vmcfadden@clnorthgrenville.ca
Website: www.clnorthgrenville.ca
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