• Casual
  • Part Time
  • Espanola
  • May 17, 2024

Community Living Espanola

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS ARE:

Minimum Personal Support Worker Certificate, Health Care Aide Certificate or equivalent
Experience in a setting for people who have physical and/or developmental disability
Obtain and maintain First-Aid Certification, Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) and WHMIS training within six months
Good interpersonal skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Bondable
Valid driver’s license and a good driving record
Bilingualism an asset, essential where necessary

ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES ARE:

Understand and promote the Agency’s Goals and Objectives
Understand and adhere to all policies and procedures of the Agency and the Program
Understand and adhere to all governing Federal, Provincial and Municipal Legislative Acts
present a positive public image of the Agency
Ensure and provide quality services
Participate as a team member
Adhere to availability call-in procedures
Participate and promote team approach to ensure quality of client service through the Person Centered Plan process
Promote community inclusion and concept of normalization
Ensure client dignity, privacy and confidentiality at all times

SERVICE RESPONSIBILITIES ARE:

Client Service

Adhere to all Medication Procedures
Participate in development and provide follow through of Individual Service Plan (ISP) and Person Centered Plan (PCP)
Responsible for awareness of medical side effects and medical conditions relating to clients in residence
Provide safe and responsible supervision of all clients
Provide a positive role model
Coach and counsel clients to enhance their personal health, fitness and well-being
Assist clients in planning and participating in community leisure activities
Assist individual clients with their personal hygiene and appearance, as needed
Ensure clients’ physical and emotional needs are recognized and addressed
Assist clients to maintain a safe, clean environment
Assist clients in completing and maintaining day to day maintenance chores and promote awareness of Health and Safety
Maintain communications with other Agency staff regarding the clients, as necessary
Provide transportation of clients in Agency vehicles, as required

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES:

Complete administrative duties, as required
Complete daily program and client logs, where applicable
Assist in the reduction of waste and recommend purchase of new materials
Record medical information in accordance with medical procedures
Ensure security; opening and closing of locations, as designated
Obtain approval for purchases from Manager or designate and record finances appropriately
Advise management of training needs and request appropriate training programs
Liaise with family members, where applicable
Attend all necessary meetings

HEALTH AND SAFETY DUTIES:

Observe and reinforce Health and Safety Programs in the workplace; deal with accidents, hazards and incidents; administer first-aid and provide documentation as per the Act and Agency Procedures
Participate with ongoing Health and Safety Programs
Complete daily and monthly safety checks, where applicable
Maintain sound knowledge of and follow the Emergency Procedures
complete vehicle circle check and ensure safe and lawful operation of Agency vehicles
Abide by the Agency’s Non-Smoking Policy

**This Job Description reflects the general nature and scope of the job and is not intended to be all inclusive**

How to Apply:

It is the policy of Community Living Espanola to ensure that all vacancies are filled as effectively and efficiently as possible with qualified personnel and we are continually seeking people with the education and skills to support adults with developmental disabilities.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference; people who see the possibilities in others and can support them in reaching their full potential.

We are now accepting applications for entry level casual part-time positions.

Requirements:

Post-secondary diploma for Developmental Services Worker or equivalent in Human Services field preferred
First year DSW students may qualify
Personal Support Worker/Health Care Aide Certificate or equivalent
Valid driver’s license
Standard First Aid
Vulnerable Sector Criminal Reference Check will be required

Hours of work will vary

Bilingualism an asset

If you feel you have the necessary qualifications and additional requirements, please forward your resume and cover letter using one of the following methods:

Via mail: Hiring Committee

Community Living Espanola
345 Centre Street
Espanola, Ontario P5E 1E4

Via fax: (705) 869-0446

Via email: debbie.langlois@clespanola.ca
(please indicate “Job Posting” in subject line)

YOU MAY ALSO DROP OFF YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER AT OUR OFFICE LOCATION BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 8:00am – 4:00pm MONDAY TO FRIDAY. (Please note the office is closed for lunch from 12-1pm)

To apply for this job please visit clespanola.ca.