Simcoe Community Services
  • 11-Oct-2017 to 25-Oct-2017 (EST)
  • Accommodations/Group Living
  • Barrie, ON, CAN
  • Part Time

Group Insurance Benefits, Vacation, Paid Sick Time


Would you like to ... work with an enthusiastic and committed team; share new and creative ideas; participate in community activities? If so, Simcoe Community Services may be just the place for you!


We are one of the largest accredited community living organizations in Ontario providing services through a variety of programs which include; Accommodation Services and Community Support Services in the Barrie and Orillia areas. As an organization we look for individuals who demonstrate initiative, collaboration, resilience, creative problem solving and an ability to advocate and foster independence in others.


We are presently accepting resumes for part time Support Workers to work in our Accommodation programs (group homes) in Barrie and Orillia.  This position supports people with intellectual disabilities with all aspects of their daily living.  Duties may include support with finances, medical appointments, personal care, household duties, meal preparation and supporting individuals to make connections within their community.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB INCLUDE:

  • a certificate, diploma or degree in the health sciences field which may include, but is not limited to, DSW, SSW, PSW,etc.;
  • minimum of 6 months recent full time work experience in a community residential setting providing support for intellectually challenged individuals is required;
  • proven ability to work as part of a team and/or independently;
  • excellent communication skills, including listening and interpersonal skills;
  • good computer skills in Microsoft Office and database experience is required;
  • must be available to work all shifts which will include days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays and commit to working up to 60 hours biweekly;
  • A current clear criminal record check with a vulnerable sector screening check, pre-employment medical, valid class G driver's license and reliable transportation are required.

Overview of Duties (not a complete list):

  • ensure  medical appointments are scheduled and attended by individuals;
  • participate in meal planning and preparation; grocery shopping, house cleaning; laundry and to support individuals to participate in these activities when appropriate;
  • provide personal care for individuals in keeping with their abilities;
  • provide opportunities for individuals to participate in community activities and make connections within their community according to their interests;  


Simcoe Community Services is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace.  We provide a competitive compensation package including group insurance benefits, vacation, paid sick time with support to succeed through our extensive training and development program with opportunities for advancement into full-time positions. If you have the qualifications, attributes and skills we are seeking we would like you to join our team of dedicated employees.  


Simcoe Community Services is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection and appointment processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to this position, please advise the Agency's representative of your need for accommodation measures to be taken in order that you may be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

 

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