Website E3 Community Services Inc.
E3 Educate Enable Empower
|Job Title:||Direct Support Provider
|Work Hours:||40 hours per week
|Wage:||starting at $22.90 per hour|
|Anticipated Start Date:||ASAP|
|Are you personable, caring, passionate, and empathetic?
Do you enjoy teaching new skills, being physically active, and getting involved in your community? Are you looking for more work/life balance in a position where you make a difference in our community? Raise your hand if that’s you! E3 is hiring Direct Support Providers with all of the above attributes.We value diversity and hire from all backgrounds for our organization.What is a Direct Support Provider?
Direct Support Providers assist people with developmental disabilities to find a satisfying and purposeful place in their community by enhancing their quality of life; promoting growth; assisting with activities of daily living; honouring personal choice and informed decision-making and implementing individualized plans with attainable outcomes.What is in it for you?
Work in a fun and ever-changing environment helping people to lead their best lives possible while enjoying pursuits such as gardening, sports, cooking, crafts, music, games and activities of daily living.
Work/life balance; you will work 12 hour shifts, 7 out of every 14 days; every other weekend off because we understand that flexibility and family life outside of work is important to you.
Generous time away from work policies, starting with 3 weeks of paid vacation per year, paid floater days (an extra 24 hours per year) and personal time.
LifeWorks Employee Assistance Program for all staff including excellent, confidential mental health services and support for all members and family.
You will provide supervision and support in all aspects of daily living including, but not limited to personal care, hygiene, medication administration, domestic skills, employment, education, home maintenance, money management while facilitating the individuals’ inclusion in the community’s experiences and activities. We seek to promote daily involvement within the community, including opportunities for physical and emotional wellness, social and spiritual growth, and leisure and recreational activities.
Some of these activities might include household chores, going to the YMCA, assisting individuals to get to medical appointments, grocery shopping, or transportation to their job. Many of our Direct Support Providers work in our group homes but some work with individuals who are able to live on their own and are working out in the community and may need assistance in managing their own home.
You will build meaningful relationships with the individuals and with your fellow team members. There’s no better feeling than going home from work knowing that you’ve made a positive impact in someone else’s life.
Remote interview process
|What is required to do this job?
Some other organizations may call this role a Personal Support Worker, Community Support Worker, Social Service Worker, Unregulated Care Provider, Direct Support Professional, or Developmental Support Worker. All of these titles fall under our Direct Support Provider role.
Positive attitude and desire to care for vulnerable individuals to make their lives extra special
Human services diploma (DSW, SSW, PSW) or equivalent is a Benefit but not required
Current First Aid/CPR certification is an asset (paid training is provided if you do not already have this)
Non-violent Crisis Intervention certification is an asset (paid training is provided if you do not already have this)
Current Police and Vulnerable Sector Screen
Ability to stand, lift, push, pull, bend, walk as needed to support individuals. Also, you will use mechanical lifts when required.
Valid Ontario Driver’s License (G license required to work day shifts) and reliable transportation
|Covid precautions – Please note that a rapid antigen test will be performed before starting work for successful candidates. Applicants are required to provide proof of full vaccination with the vaccination passport/QR code when submitting their resumes. We will not consider applications without proof of vaccination.|
|Employer:||E3 Community Services Inc.
|How to Apply:||send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Date Posted:||January 26, 2023||Posting expires:||March 31, 2023|
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