Developmental service worker

Community Living Trent Highlands based in 205 McLaughlin Rd, Lindsay, ON K9V 0K7 is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Developmental service worker who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Part time job. The shift timings include Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Flexible Hours, Early Morning and Morning.

Employer Name: Community Living Trent Highlands
Position: Developmental service worker
No. of vacancies: 10
Salary: $24.90 to $25.36 hourly for 22.5 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Part time
Location: 205 McLaughlin Rd, Lindsay, ON K9V 0K7

Target Audience: Persons with an intellectual disability

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years.
  • Candidate having experience is an asset.
  • The candidate must have First Aid Certificate and Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be confident.
  • The candidate should have excellent excellent oral and written communication.
  • The candidate must be capable of acting on their own initiative.
  • The candidate should have excellent customer service skills.
  • The candidate should be customer-oriented and friendly.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude.
  • The candidate should have an empathetic and trustworthy personality.
  • The candidate should have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • The candidate should have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • The candidate should have effective training skills to develop and present professional development sessions to panel agents and training programs to community partner organizations.
  • The candidate should have demonstrated knowledge of normal development and deviations from the norm in areas such as physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development, as well as learning disabilities.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate should have good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • The candidate should have strong critical thinking skills.
  • The candidate will be required to have exceptional listening skills, compassion, and the ability to remain calm at all times.
  • The candidate should be able to motivate others.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate.
  • The candidate will be expected to gather information and write reports or case studies.
  • The candidate will be expected to conduct life skills workshops.
  • The candidate must assess clients’ needs or eligibility for specific services.
  • The candidate will be in charge of resolving conflict situations.
  • The candidate will be required to keep programme statistics for evaluation and research purposes.
  • The candidate will be expected to help evaluate the effectiveness of treatment programmes.
  • The candidate will be responsible for screening, recruiting, and training volunteers and support staff.
  • The candidate will be responsible for developing, coordinating, and implementing specific community services.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist clients/guests with special needs.
  • The candidate will be expected to communicate with other social service agencies and health care providers involved with clients.
  • The candidate will be expected to perform administrative and office duties.
  • The candidate will be expected to conduct research.
  • The candidate will be in charge of providing suicide and crisis intervention.
  • The candidate must supervise the activities of clients living in group homes and halfway houses.
  • The candidate will be expected to create service intervention logic models and outcome measures.
  • The candidate will be required to accompany clients to appointments and social outings.
  • The candidate will be expected to perform housekeeping duties.
  • The candidate will be expected to prepare food.
  • The candidate will be required to keep the workplace clean and safe.
  • The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that health and safety standards are met.
  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.

Work Setting

  • The candidate will be required to work in a group home.

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should have clean driving record with no at-fault accidents or traffic citations.
  • The candidate should be subjected to a thorough criminal record check as well as a vulnerable sector check.

Transportation/Travel Information

  • For transportation, the candidate should use their own vehicle.
  • The candidate should have valid driver’s licence.

Work Location Information

  • The candidate will be required to work in various locations.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

By mail

205 McLaughlin Road suite 200
Lindsay, ON
K9V 0K7

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience
  • Copy of portfolio or relevant work examples
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