Direct Support Provider

EMPLOYER: RespiteServices.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:


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RespiteServices.com is a community database linking workers to families who are seeking energetic, creative and compassionate people interested in becoming a Direct Support Worker providing meaningful respite to someone who may have a developmental disability, autism, dual diagnosis and/or a physical disability. These workers would be independent from RespiteServices.com while creating a working relationship with families in need of support.

Key Responsibilities:

-Provide safe, stimulating and recreational support both in the home and in the community

-Provide care and supervision according to the individuals needs

-Provide respite/support services as requested by the parent/guardian

-Be punctual, reliable and respectful of the family

-Network with community groups, facilitate inclusion and act as a positive role model

Requirements:

-Ability and willingness to work with persons with disabilities

-Ability to work on your own

-Experience providing care and support to persons with disabilities

-Access to a vehicle is an asset

-Effective communication skills with both verbal and non-verbal populations

-Commitment to providing quality life experiences in home and in the community

-Provide a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Check (not older than 6 months)

-Provide 2 References

-First Aid and CPR is an asset

Hours of Work:

-Variable hours (before school, mornings, afternoons, after-school, evenings, overnight, weekends, summer)

-Part-time, and/or Full-time

- Working hours are negotiated between worker and family

Required experience:

-Experience supporting children/adults with physical/developmental disabilities is required: 1 year

HOW TO APPLY:

-Send your application by visiting www.respiteservices.com/Ottawa

-Select Worker Registration on the left side of the page

-Press the link Online Registration Form

-Complete the form and attach your resume


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