Humana Community Services

Casual Direct Care Worker (Job #: 024-052924-04)

Summary of Roles & Responsibilities:

  •  Working with adults with developmental disabilities in an assisted-living environment providing 24/7 support
  •  Support person-centred programming by ensuring that the individual needs of people are met on a daily basis (medical, personal, physical, financial, hygienic, social, recreational, emotional, developmental), and provide the best quality of life     while in compliance with legislated requirements and company policies and procedures
  •  Facilitate and support community engagement and recreational endeavours
  •  Communicate appropriately and effectively with non-verbal participants and ensure their needs and desires are being addressed
  •  Work successfully with diverse groups and demonstrate commitment to principles of equity, diversity, inclusion, and justice

Education Requirement: Post Secondary Diploma


  •  Completion of post-secondary education in Human, Community, and/or Social Services (e.g., SSW, DSW)
  •  Minimum six (6) months of related experience
  •  Reliable with a demonstrated commitment to being a dependable member of a team
  •  Understanding of support requirements specific to the roles and responsibilities of the job
  •  Proficiency in both verbal and written communication
  •  Strong leadership, mentorship, advocacy, organization, communication, and problem-solving skills, in addition to attention to detail
  •  Ability to work collaboratively with the team, and independently as necessary
  •  Capacity to establish, implement, and maintain professional, and personal boundaries
  •  Multilingualism and having diverse lived experiences are considered assets

Please be advised that it is mandatory for all direct support staff have a Class G Driver’s Licence.


  •  Valid Class G (full) Driver’s License with a 3-year Uncertified Driver Record
  •  Satisfactory current Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  •  Physical Health assessment: verification of up-to-date immunizations, COVID vaccination status (2 doses), and ability to meet the physical requirements of the position
  •  Current Standard First Aid & CPR, Level C with AED training preferred

Salary Details:

Compensation: $21.41/hour plus vacation pay; 2.5% in lieu of benefits

Schedule: up to 44 hrs/week of varied shifts including evenings, weekends, overnights, and public holidays based on call-ins & availability

How to Apply:

 Apply by: Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.

Submit a resume and cover letter via email (  indicating the job reference number in the subject line and/or cover letter. Submissions without job # might be missed. 

Members of Local 171 will be given first consideration. Humana Community Services is committed to ongoing efforts to fulfil our equity, diversity, and inclusion promise. Due to the nature of services provided and the vulnerable people we serve, Humana can only employ candidates who satisfactorily meet the requirements of any job vacancy within the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those chosen to move forward in the selection process will be contacted. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process, please call 519.435.1099 x1106 or text 226.577.4084

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