Are you someone who is passionate about making a difference in a person’s life? Are you looking for a career that has meaning?
We have part-time and casual positions in Guelph, Fergus, Mount Forest, and Erin as follows;
- Weekends (working every other weekend)
Can be scheduled up to 24 hours a week and can pick-up additional shifts up to 40 hours a week
- Regularly scheduled at one or two residential home locations
We offer exceptional wages starting at $26.34 hour
At CLGW, we take pride in the work that we do. You will be joining a team of dedicated and experienced professionals, who truly make a difference in the lives of others. Together, we provide support for over 500 people who have a developmental disability, and who live, work and play in Guelph and Wellington County.
We are growing and looking for motivated, caring, and enthusiastic people who see the value in every person. As a Direct Support Professional, you will be making a difference in a person’s life by providing direct support and being the person they turn to help them make opportunities happen. You will be supporting adults living with a developmental or physical disability, and who may experience emotional challenges.
- Promote community inclusion, independence and self-determination for the people we support
- Support individuals to identify, work towards and achieve their dreams and personal outcomes
- Participate in all activities of daily living (i.e. cleaning, cooking, medication dispensing, personal care, as well as potential lifts and transfers)
- Ability to problem-solve and work collaboratively within a team and with families
- Complete all required documentation accurately and timely
- Act as a resource and liaise with families and community agencies
- The ability to work weekends
- Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
- Proficient with PC computer environment; MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
- A valid Ontario Driver’s License (Class Full G)
Fully COVID Vaccinated
- A Developmental Services diploma or a university degree in Psychology, Sociology or a related field
- Experience providing support to individuals who have an intellectual disability to promote community inclusion, independence and self-determinism
First Aid with CPR certificate
Non-Violence Crisis Intervention training
- Medication dispensing training
Experience with behavioural protocols
- Experience working with individuals who have dual diagnosis, autism, behavioural challenges and mental illness
If this sounds like something you would be interested in then apply today!
CLGW is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Codes and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), accommodations will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs know to CLGW in advance.
COVID-19 notes: A number of safety measures are in place to protect the health and wellbeing of candidates, the people we support and our staff. This may impact how your interview, and upon hire, your training and every day work may look.