Direct Support Professional – Community and Supported Living (Full Time)

Website Community Living Huntsville

Make a difference in people’s lives while we make a difference in yours. Grow your career as a Direct Support Professional at Community Living Huntsville!

WE ARE GROWING OUR TEAM! Our passionate team of Direct Support Professionals are committed to advancing inclusion for people who live with developmental disabilities in Muskoka. In this role, you will have a positive impact on the people you support every day. You will assist individuals with all aspects of daily life in their homes and as active participants in our community.

The Position:

  • Provide daily support for people in their homes and community by using an approach that respects their independent choices and abilities. This support includes, but is not limited to, personal care and hygiene, meal preparation and housekeeping.
  • Encourage and build people’s independence and relationships in their homes and community.
  • Support people’s health, safety and well-being by implementing coping strategies and our organization’s policies and procedures.
  • Foster connection by supporting people with their relationships with family, friends, community members, community associations, and employers.
  • Advocates for the creation of inclusive settlings in a way that promotes greater inclusion within our community.
  •  Offer recommendations and ideas with respect to an individual’s Person Directed Plan. This includes developing a growing understanding of the person, identifying the valued social roles that can be developed, and implementing action strategies derived from current plans.

Our Offer:

We want our team members to feel supported and find their unique fit within our organization. We offer:

  • Employer paid benefits
  • Based on 75 hours bi-weekly, with the ability to pick up additional hours
  • Competitive hourly pay rate starting at $25.64 per hour
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Rewarding work in a positive team environment

Your Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and commitment to the principles of inclusion and the disability rights movement
  • DSW diploma or 2-year diploma in human services
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and computer proficiency
  •  Ability to obtain a clear Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification, or willingness to obtain
  • Valid driver’s license, acceptable driver’s abstract and reliable transportation to be used in course of employment
  • Physical ability to support people (some with limited mobility) in all aspects of daily living and in a wide range of settings
  • Free of communicable diseases
  • Ability, availability and commitment to work a variety of shifts that include weekends

We believe our differences make us stronger, which is why we are committed to building a team that is diverse and inclusive.

If you need accommodations in the application process, or require this job posting in an alternative format, please contact us at 705-783-1816.

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