Relating to people with an intellectual disability
and their families; must have strong interpersonal
skills and ability to express and present oneself in a
Strong written and verbal communication skills;
sound decision-making skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively
independently and in a team environment.
Strong understanding and implementation of
Personal Outcomes Measures and/or outcome-
based person-centered planning approaches;
knowledge of Social Role Valorization an asset.
Commitment to the goals and visions of
Medication administration, meal preparation, light
housekeeping, companionship, events and
appointments coordination, answering of inquiries
regarding life skills and community information or
liaison, and supervision
Coordination of outings around the community
and execution of shopping, taking residents to
appointments, workshops, events, activities, etc.
Job Requirements: G License $1M Liability Insurance Criminal Reference Check (CRC) with Vulnerable Sector Clearance (VSC) – Will Fully Reimburse All Cost.
CPR & First Aid an asset Paid Training in: CPR & First Aid Personal Support Worker (PSW), Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI), Medication Administration, Natural Consequences, etc., courses an asset but not required.)
Education Required: Developmental Support Worker Diploma (DSW)
Certificates Required: Developmental Support Worker Diploma (DSW)
Communal and respectful environment; open to
and knowledgeable about mental health issues;
supportive and independent, with mindfulness of
self-management techniques and community
Describe the Ideal Candidate for this Role: Compassionate yet sensible; enjoys imparting life skills and stories; knows basic nutritional requirements and is patient if certain clients are quiet (some clients take medication with sedative properties and rest a lot).
Social Interaction: Important – High
Dependent on residents’ needs
Communication: High – English spoken; steady and effectiv