Community Support Worker


  • Community Support Worker

    Ongwanada is committed to improving the quality of life for hundreds of people with developmental disabilities and their families in Kingston and eastern Ontario.

    Wage: Hourly: $21.69 - $22.42

    POSITION:

    The Community Support Worker provides services and supports for clients in various locations as part of a team under the direction of in charge residential staff to ensure an optimum living environment.

    DUTIES:

    • Assists in direct care of and in maintaining a healthy, safe living environment for Persons Served;
    • Assisting in the provision of personal care i.e., bathing, dressing, feeding, brushing of teeth, toileting, etc.;
    • Participating with and supporting in areas such as cooking, (following direction of dietitian and Canada food guide), housecleaning, laundry, making beds, and outside duties as required;
    • Operating Ongwanada vehicles for transportation to and from various sites and activities, as required.
    • Participates in client-focused leisure and recreational activities and events:
    • Provides 1-1 support to clients as required under direction of person in charge/supervisor;
    • Other Duties as directed.

    For the complete position description please contact Human Resources

    QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

    • Certification as a Health care Aide or related experience
    • Current certificates in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid
    • A valid class G driving license with full driving privilege, and successful completion of an Ongwanada recognized Defensive Driving Course
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, good oral and written communication skills combined with sound judgment
    • Experience working with the developmentally challenged would be an asset
    • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job and to work shifts

    Les candidats bilingues sont fortement encouragés à soumettre leur candidature.
    Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume

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