Part-Time DCW1 - LOFT (2 positions)

  • Humana Community Services
  • 371 Princess Ave, London, ON, Canada
  • Jun 18, 2022
Part-time

Job Description

Humana Community Services is a registered charity, accredited by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation. Through a recent unification process, Anago (Non) Residential Resources Inc. and WAYS Mental Health Support have come together to combine over 100 years of history delivering high-quality services and support for children, youth and adults with specialized needs, and their families/caregivers. Collectively, we are known for providing crisis support; personalized mental health services; supports for community participation and transition to independent living, and safe, therapeutic, educational environments where at-risk children, youth, and vulnerable adults are able to connect, grow and thrive.

Humana Community Services’, LOFT program, is currently seeking applicants to join our direct support team as a Direct Care Worker. As a program designed to encourage and promote independence, we want our LOFT program participants to be confident in their development and future success. Successful applicants will be responsible for working with a diverse group of people, providing support and daily programming for our shared home environment. The successful applicant will provide support in life skill enhancement, while maintaining individualized support plans, recreational activities and being a positive role model. This is a 24/7 support site and includes evenings, weekends, overnights, and public holidays.

Qualifications:
  • Completion of related post-secondary education (Social Work, DSW, SSW, CYC, or equivalent)
  • Minimum two (2) years related experience preferred
  • Strong mentorship abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of support requirements specific to individuals with mental health and intellectual disabilities • Demonstrated skills in conflict, behaviour management, and resolution
  • Sound knowledge of problem-solving skills to develop creative, evolving plans for the individuals
  • Physical ability to fulfil the demands of the position
  • Ability to make independent decision based on Policies & Procedures
  • Bilingualism is considered an asset

Requirements:
  • Valid Ontario G Driver’s License
  • Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Current immunizations and physical health assessment
  • Current Standard First Aid & CPR level C
  • De-escalation and restraint certification; Crisis Management Training; SMG

Position details:
  • Starting wage: $20.84/hr plus paid vacation
  • Location: London, ON
  • Skills training available to meet mandatory training requirements
  • Shift work is required, including evenings, weekends and overnights
  • 24/7 on-call support

Please apply with detailed resume and cover letter, referencing job number 830-042022-005 by Thursday, June 30th, 2022 to:

Humana Community Services - Employment
371 Princess Ave London ON N6B 2A7
E: employment@humanacs.org
F: 519.435.0062


Employees represented by Local 166 will be given first consideration for this position.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Humana Community Services values diversity as an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process, please email employment@humanacs.org or call 519.435.1099 x1106.