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Job Number:  46906
Personal Care Attendant
Job Posted: Tuesday, 7 August 2018
Closing Date: Saturday, 1 September 2018
(49 days ago)
March of Dimes Canada
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Mississauga Salary: (not entered)

Location / Lieu: Mississauga, ON 

Position / Poste: Assistant Instructor / Personal Care Attendant (full-time, permanent)
The Assistant Instructor / Personal Care Attendant role is an integral part in ensuring the successful administration of the LIFE program in Calgary. LIFE (Learning Independence for Future Empowerment) helps young adults with physical disabilities make the transition to greater independence by providing new skills and hands-on opportunities for growth and development both in-class and in the community. The purpose of this role is to assist the Lead Instructor in the successful development and execution of activities, and to provide attendant care for consumers when required. 
Duties / Fonctions:
  • Facilitate the delivery of the LIFE program for young adults
  • Assist Lead Instructor with lesson plans and assignments to learners
  • Assist learners with assigned work in accordance with instructor’s directions
  • Provide one-on-one direction as required
  • Administration tasks associated with planning activities, administering assessments, and tracking progress including but not limited to photocopying, mailing, faxing, and other office administrative tasks as required
  • Maintain participant files
  • Report incidents to Lead Instructor
  • Responsible for classroom set-up of equipment and materials before the start
  • Manage the organization and cleanliness of the classroom area
  • Manage workload and the work environment in a safe and healthy manner
  • Provide attendant care with toileting in accordance with their requests and needs
  • Assist with feeding and dressing as required
  • Assist with ambulation, positioning, and transferring 
  • Maintain confidentiality and privacy
  • Performing other tasks delegated 
Qualifications / Compétences requises:
  • College Diploma or equivalent 
  • Experience providing personal attendant care to adults and youth with physical disabilities
  • Standard First Aid and CPR
  • Ability to communicate positively in both verbal and written form
  • Ability to multi task, problem solve, make appropriate recommendations and take action
  • Good organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team
  • Intermediate computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Basic understanding and interest in adult education
  • Interest in developing the abilities of youth and adults with physical disabilities 
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act, and ability to comply with its requirements
Applications accepted until / Candidatures acceptées jusqu’au (mm/dd/yy): August 31, 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:
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Email Address: 
Contact Details:
Send application and resume to / Adressez votre demande d’emploi et curriculum vitae à:
Name: Nadia Troisi
Position: Manager, Life Skills and Transitional Services
Address: 3639 26th St NE. Calgary Alberta T1Y 5E1

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