TEMPORARY FULL-TIME DIRECT CARE WORKER

Website Humana Community Services

Humana Community Services is a registered charity, accredited by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation. Through a recent unification process, Anago (Non) Residential Resources Inc. and WAYS Mental Health Support have come together to combine over 100 years of history delivering high-quality services and support for children, youth and adults with specialized needs, and their families/caregivers. Collectively, we are known for providing crisis support; personalized mental health services; supports for community participation and transition to independent living, and safe, therapeutic, educational environments where at-risk children, youth, and vulnerable adults are able to connect, grow and thrive.

Humana Community Services is currently seeking applicants to join our direct support team as a Temporary Full-Time Direct Care Worker. Successful applicants will be responsible for providing support to adults with developmental disabilities and medical needs. Successful applicants will ensure provisions of care to people supported are met on a daily basis in all areas of their individual needs (medical, personal, physical, financial, equipment, hygienic, social recreational, emotional development) in compliance with legislated requirements and company policies and procedures. This is a 24/7 support site and includes evenings, weekends, overnights, and public holidays.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of related post-secondary education (DSW, SSW, PSW or equivalent
  • Minimum one (1) year of related experience preferred
  • Ability to establish therapeutic relationships on the basis of respect and trust
  • Ability to lead people through a process of self-evaluation and goal setting
  • Demonstrated understanding of support requirements specific to people with developmental disabilities
  • Experience supporting people with daily living while pursuing leisure and recreational opportunities
  • Ability to write clear, concise observations on behaviour
  • Strong advocacy skills
  • Ability to use sound judgement and make independent decisions based on Policies and Procedures
  • Strong organizational, communication and problem-solving skills; attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Bilingualism is considered an asset

Requirements:

  • Valid Ontario G Driver’s License
  • Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Current immunizations and physical health assessment
  • Current Standard First Aid & CPR level C
  • De-escalation and restraint certification; Crisis Management Training; SMG

Position details:

Starting wage: $20.84/hr plus vacation pay
Location: Exeter, ON

  • Skills training available to meet mandatory training requirements
  • Shift work is required, including evenings, weekends, overnights and public holidays
    24/7 on-call support available

Please apply with detailed resume and cover letter, referencing job number 840-052522-028 by Monday, September 19th, 2022 via email employment@humanacs.org or fax (519) 435-0062

Employees represented by Local 166 will be given first consideration for this position.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Humana Community Services values diversity as an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process, please call 519.435.1099 x1106

To apply for this job email your details to employment@humanacs.org