Awake Overnight (PSW, DSW, Direct Support Professional)

We are presently accepting resumes for Permanent Full Time Program Aide – Awake positions within a number of our Supported Living Homes. This position will provide support to the individuals residing in the home. This position works a continental rotation of 75 hours bi-weekly.

This position is responsible for providing a home-like environment for persons supported, which shall include, but not be limited to:

  • Providing individuals with the opportunity to learn independent decision making skills and encouraging participation in decisions impacting their life
  • Following medical routines and procedures including administering medication and/or treatment as required
  • Implementing, monitoring and recording programs
  • Maintaining all required program records
  • Working as a member of team

To be considered as a candidate, the successful applicant must have the following minimum qualifications and experience:

  • A certificate, diploma or degree in the health sciences field which may include, but is not limited to, DSW, SSW, PSW,etc is preferred but not required
  • Experience in a supported living home setting providing support for those with developmental support needs is preferred, however is not a requirement
  • Availability to work various shifts including days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays
  • Demonstrated excellent communication, listening and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Proficiency in both the English and French languages is an asset

Successful applicants will also be required to provide:

  • Class G Driver’s Licence and a reliable automobile to be used during the course of employment
  • A Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Persons Screening (no older than 6 months)
  • Ontario Ministry of Transportation Driver’s License Abstract
  • Copy of valid CPR/AED certificate or proof of enrollment
  • CLH will require as a condition of hire any new to provide proof of full vaccination for Covid-19 (subject to human rights related accommodation where appropriate) as a term of the offer. A conditionally hired employee will have one week from the date of offer to produce satisfactory proof of vaccination, failing which the offer will be withdrawn and the employee will not be hired.

Application deadline: 2022-01-05

Expected start date: 2022-01-20

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $22.35 per hour

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  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Disability insurance
  • Dental care
  • Life insurance
  • Matched RRSP program
  • Vacation & paid time off
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Wellness programs
  • Casual dress

CLH Developmental Support Services (CLH) is an equal opportunity employer. We value the importance of diversity, dignity and the worth of every person in the workplace. As such, CLH offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require any form of accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department so that we can ensure we make the necessary accommodations.