Relief Direct Care Worker - SIL

  • Humana Community Services
  • London, ON, Canada
  • Jun 20, 2022
Any Not-for-profit/Fundraising

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 is currently seeking applicants to join our direct support team as a Relief Direct Care Worker. Successful applicants will be responsible for providing supports, within independent living settings, to adults with developmental, physical, and behavioural challenges. Successful applicants will support adults in all areas of their individual needs including life skills. 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 
  • Sound judgement and problem solving skills 
  • Proficient use of computer hardware and software 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional boundaries 
  • Ability to make independent decisions based on the Policies and procedures 
  • Physical ability to fulfil the demands of the position 
  • 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; NCI by CPI, or SMG 

Position details:

  • Starting wage: $20.84/hr plus paid vacation 
  • Location: various London sites 
  • 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 895-051322-022 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.

Is this job accessible via public transportation?

Yes

Compensation for this position meets the minimum requirements of a "Living Wage" in the job location

Yes