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Casual Support Worker (Direct Support Professional) PSW/DSW/SW

  • Full Time
  • Windsor

Community Living Windsor

Are you looking for a job where you can connect with people in a meaningful way?
We have a career for YOU in Developmental Services that offers:

  • Flexible hours
  • Competitive wages
  • An opportunity to give back to the Windsor community
  • Staff training & opportunities for personal growth

We are currently seeking like-minded people who share our values and mission.

Qualifications:

  • Negative Vulnerable Sector Police Clearance
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License – Minimum G2
  • Clean Driving Record
  • Ability to work overnight shifts & Statutory Holidays
  • Demonstrate mature and sound judgement
  • Communicate with sensitivity and respect
  • Experience is not required but would be considered an asset

Direct support professionals (DSPs/Support Workers/PSWs) are people who work directly with people with intellectual disabilities with the aim of assisting people who receive supports to become an integral part of their community.

Salary: $20.96 /hour ($18.86 while on probation)

What does it mean to “support” someone?

  • Develop a rapport and an understanding of the person including their personality and communication style.
  • Assist people to discover their talents and gifts, and to pursue opportunities to share these to the benefit of others.
  • Assists with activities of daily living, as needed.
  • Assist people to communicate their needs and to be a self-advocate.
  • If necessary, act as an advocate for people who receive support, in communicating their needs, self-expression and goals.
  • Assists people to lead a self-directed life and contribute to the community.
  • Provide supports for people at home, work, school, church, and other community places.

Community Living Windsor is dedicated to supporting people who have an intellectual disability and their families as they pursue possibilities, make choices and achieve the life they want.

CLW is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity, dignity and worth of every individual in the workplace. CLW offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require accommodation.

Application deadline: 2021-04-14

Expected start date: 2021-04-30
Related keywords: support worker, personal support worker

Job Types: Part-time, Casual

Salary: $20.96 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • Weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep staff and people who receive support safe, appropriate safety measures and precautions are being taken seriously and proper PPE is provided to all staff daily.

Experience:

  • Providing Personal Care: 1 year (required)

Licence/Certification:

  • Minimum G2 Ontario Driver’s License (required)

Work remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

To apply for this job please visit ca.indeed.com.

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