Weekend Community Disability Support Worker

By | June 9, 2021

Job Description
We are searching for an organized and compassionate person to work with two adult ladies who both have physical and developmental disabilities. There is personal care required, as well as transferring and lifting with a ceiling track lift.
Two staff are on shift at all times. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
While a small facility, the work requirements are quite diverse. The PCR home houses two residents who require 24/7 assistance with their daily routines and need a continuum of care to maintain their continued health and well-being.
Also must ensure operation of the home by:
• Maintaining a clean and healthy environment.
• Disease control/prevention and pharmaceutical control
• Execution of program plans – supports the implementation of programs and services for each resident
• Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with staff, residents, and resident family members
• Direct resident care
• Assessing and reassessing the needs of the residents
• Protecting resident rights: promotes and adheres to a disciplined approach in management in order to mitigate health and safety risks.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Familiarity with people with special needs, committed to inclusion and what constitutes “quality of life”.
• Highly motivated, resourceful and passionate – demonstrated commitment to issues of inclusive living for persons with developmental disabilities.
• Demonstrated ability to connect to and work within diverse communities
• Excellent communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to achieve goals
• Must be eligible for security, criminal, and vulnerable sector clearances
• Problem solver

Job Type: Part-time, Saturdays and Sundays from 9am to 9pm.
Required education:
• Diploma or degree in a health related field or 2 years equivalent combination of education and experience

Salary: $17-$17.79 per hour
Benefits Included
COVID-19 considerations:
We have continuous masking and use of faceshields on site. Mandatory handwashing prior to and after any and all personal care. Temperature checking and health questionnaire prior to entering residence. Home sanitizing twice daily. Staff do not come to work sick.

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