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Job Number:  45940
Support Services Attendant
Job Posted: Wednesday, 4 July 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 16 July 2018
(69 days ago)
March of Dimes Canada
Region: Eastern Ontario Type: Part time
Location: Whitby AND Oshawa Salary: (not entered)

Location/Lieu: Whitby AND Oshawa 

Position/Poste: Support Services Attendant – Permanent Part Time (2 Positions Required) 
Assists consumers in their own homes with non-medical activities of daily living in accordance with individual service plans and with March of Dimes Canada policies and procedures:
  • Personal care 
  • Lifts and Transfers   
  • Rising/retiring
  • Bowel and bladder procedures
  • Meal preparation and feeding
  • Range of motion exercises
  • Other light housekeeping duties 
  • Performs duties in a professional manner, which respects the dignity and right to privacy and maintains consumer and staff health and safety.
March of Dimes Canada provides 24-hour attendant care to its consumers. The Support Services Attendants will be required to work multiple shifts (i.e. work days, evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays).
Qualifications/Compétences requises:
  • Post- Secondary Education in Personal Support Work, Social Service Work or equivalent education and experience.
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Experience working with people with physical disabilities, experience/knowledge/understanding of Independent Living or Consumer based care.
  • Knowledge of and abilities in transferring, lifting, bowel and bladder routines and other attendant care duties.
  • Physical Demands Self Analysis Required upon hire.
  • Good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, including de-escalation techniques.
  • Professionalism in dealing with team members and other service providers.
  • Experience with mental health and behavioural management skills an asset.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English.
  • Ability to work flexible and regularly scheduled hours.
  • Reliable means to reaching shifts, parking not provided.
  • Looking for coverage on weekends
Applications accepted until/Candidatures acceptées jusqu’au: July 15 2018
As part of its commitment to Employment Equity, March of Dimes Canada encourages applications from qualified members of the four designated groups: women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), March of Dimes Canada will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Send application and resume to/Adressez votre demande d’emploi et curriculum vitae à:
Name: Kathy Kelly
Position: Community Support Supervisor 
Address: 139 Mary Street North Oshawa AND 90 Waller Street Whitby 
Email Address:  ​
Contact Details:
Kathy Kelly

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