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

The Worker Bank Coordinator will contact qualified candidates to continue the procedures of being added to our resourceful database. If you have further questions, please give us a call at 613 748 1788 x 240 or send an email provided on www.respiteservices.com/Ottawa


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