Simcoe Community Services
  • 05-Nov-2018 to 19-Nov-2018 (EST)
  • Accommodations/Group Living
  • Barrie, ON, CAN
  • $19.98
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

We are presently accepting resumes for part-time Direct Care Staff to work in our Accommodation program - O'Brien House.  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 get ready for their daily activities as per their individual choices or plans. This is a day/evening position working up to 55 hours biweekly with an hourly rate of pay of $19.98/hour.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB INCLUDE:

  • certificates from an accredited educational facility in the area of elder care, health care or social services; 
  • previous experience working with independent elder population; geriatric experience is also an asset; 
  • 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;
  • 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):

  • administering and assisting with routine medication dispensing and treatment procedures to meet the personal needs and comfort of individuals and accurately maintaining appropriate records;
  • providing the highest level of personal care and attention to individuals, following individual support plans and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive;
  • liaising with other care professionals relating to the care needs of individuals; 
  • responsible for making and changing beds, tidying rooms, light cleaning, preparing and serving meals and drinks as required;
  • being an active and encouraging member of the support team; contributing to team meetings;

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.

Submit application by: 

4:00 p.m. November 19, 2018

We thank all those applicants who apply for this position.  However, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posting #18-64

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