Part-time Developmental Support Workers

Closing Date: Ongoing

Responsibility: Providing supports to people with developmental disability in their home to live fulfilled lives.

MUST HAVE Requirements:

  • Vulnerable Sector Police Clearance issued by local police station within the last 12 months
  • Valid Ontario G2 or G driver’s license
  • Completed Health & Safety Awareness Certificate (free training available online at www.labour.gov.on.ca)

Other Requirements:

  • Completed/currently pursuing a related education (D.S.W, C.Y.W or equivalent) in the area of developmental disabilities and/or a demonstrated interest
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs such as Word processing, Spreadsheets, Databases, E-mail and Internet.

Preferred:

  • Current certification in CPR/First Aid
  • Related experience
  • Access to vehicle

Please Note:

Community Living London is only able to consider applicants for interviews who have had a police clearance issued by a local police station within the last 12 months. If your police clearance was issued over 12 months ago please consider obtaining a renewed copy from your local police station before you apply for a position with us.

While police clearance applications are currently taking up to 3 months to process, you may be eligible to pay for an expedited service. Please contact your local police station for further information.

Applicants who meet the above criteria are invited to apply through our online Employee Application form.

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Community Living London is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Community Living London is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection and appointment processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to this process, please advise the organization’s representative of your need for accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

We thank you for your interest in Community Living London. We will review your resume and contact you if a suitable position is available.

 

NEW POSTING: Direct Support Professional-DSW 2-Job Share

by Community Living London

Reference #: Job Share- Expected duration one year.
Position Type: Temporary
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Oct 10, 2017

Job Description

Community Living London is recognized for its leadership role in the developmental services sector. We are committed to supporting people who have an developmental disability live fulfilled lives in collaboration with families and the community. We believe in the inherent value of all people and that everyone has the right to fully participate in their community – to live, go to school, work, play and be active in retirement. For more information about Community Living London please visit us online at www.cll.on.ca or www.facebook.com/communitylivinglondon or www.twitter.com/commlivlondon

Community Living London is currently recruiting for a temporary (one year) Direct Support Professional position. This is a Job share opportunity where the successful candidate will share a full time DSW 2 classification position while working 20 hours a week.

EDUCATION:  D.S.W or C.Y.W Graduate, B.A. in Social Sciences or proven equivalency by an accredited college or university
OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Current First Aid CPR, CPI, Valid G class driver’s license is required

SALARY:  $24.78 per hour + 4% vacation (+8% lieu of benefits after successful completion of 520 hours)

EXPERIENCE:
Substantive experience in supporting people with an intellectual disability, dual diagnosis, obsessive compulsive disorder and aggressive behavioural challenges.
Case Management experience essential.
Experience in fulfilling leadership roles.
Knowledge and experience in developing and facilitating Individual Support Plans in cooperation with Support Networks.
Demonstrated experience in utilizing computer software for data collection and other purposes.
Demonstrated experience in utilizing NVCI (CPI) techniques.
Experience in administering and managing medication.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with adaptive communication

ABILITY, SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE:

Ability and willingness to participate in activities that reflect individualized interests.
Demonstrated success in adapting to a variety of people, situations and environments.
Ability to show innovative and progressive attitude with a commitment to the enhancement of Personal Outcome Measures.
Proven ability of being highly motivated, creative and flexible person.
Proven ability to prioritize tasks while juggling multiple schedules in a busy environment.
Ability to support a number of people with diverse needs and abilities at any given time.
Knowledge of Employee responsibilities in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Proven ability to present an image of professionalism and have a positive impact when communicating.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Able to problem solve and have good organizational skills.
Able to work independently and in a team environment.
Proven ability to develop and implement behaviour protocols with extensive data collection, while working with a multi-disciplinary team.
Proven ability to provide supports using a Person Centred Approach.
Ability to assist team members with carrying out developed protocols

PERSONAL SUITABILITIES (Core Competencies)

  • Collaboration
  • Resiliency
  • Creative Problem solving and decision making.

ASSET QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applied CPI
  • Sign Language

Valued People Inclusive Communities:   Community Living London is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages women, Aboriginal persons, persons with a disability and members of visible minority groups to apply. Community Living London is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection and appointment processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to this process, please advise the organization’s representative of your need for accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.
Qualified applicants please submit written applications. Please indicate the position title in the subject line and apply by email postings@cll.on.ca

 

Posting closing date: October 20, 2017.

 

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