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Posting Number: 12956
Area: City of Peterborough
Posting Agency: Employment Planning & Counselling Peterborough
Application Method: Interested applicants can email a focused resume to Layne at noting the Job Title and Job Posting number in the subject line. While we thank all applicants for their interest in this position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you.

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Submit Application By: 31-Jan-2019
Job Type: Social services workers, paralegals and occupations in education and religion
Student Job: No
Job Title: Direct Support Worker - Residential
Job Description: Seeking Direct Support Workers to support individuals living with a developmental disability and are either Deaf, hard of hearing, or non-verbal in all facets of their lives. Duties include: •Assist individuals with identifying goals, and implementing structured supports to achieve them •Leverage existing community services/employment service agencies to help people achieve goals •Perform personal care based on personal care protocols •Communication support ( American Sign Language environment) •Job training, job coaching and liaison work within network of resources and other supportive activities as required
Number of Positions: 2
Hours per Week: 10.0
Pay Rate: $ 17.43 Hourly
Days/Hours of Work: Hours vary and shifts include days, evening,s weekends and overnights. 5-10 hours per week plus relief shifts as needed.
Start Date: 01-Feb-2019
Additional Information: Job is: Permanent Part Time
References Required: No
Void Cheque Required: No
Uniform: No
Job / Location is Wheelchair Accessible: No
Insurance Type: WSIB
Qualifications: Our ideal candidates will be a self- directed and a creative problem solver, have excellent communication skills, strong advocacy and computer skills and are flexible to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings, weekends and overnights. The following certificates/training would be an asset (but we are willing to train) • American Sign Language • Applied Behavioural analysis • NVCI • Emergency First Aid and CPR • Core Competencies for Developmental Services • Valid “G” license an asset
Status: Active