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DIRECT SUPPORT PERSON [DSP]
EXTEND-A-FAMILY WATERLOO REGION [EAFWR]
Responsibilities and Functions:
Reporting to a designated Support Coordinator, the family of and where appropriate the person being served, the Direct Support Person will:
1. Provide Support to the Person and Family:
2. Provide Support to EAFWR Administration by:
Extend-A-Family is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to ensuring that people with disabilities have the same opportunity of access to employment.
Threshold Competencies Level 3:
Flexibility Adapts tactics depending on the situation
Self-Control Takes positive action to calm self and others
Self-Development Actively seeks feedback for performance enhancement
Service Orientation Takes personal responsibility for resolving service issues
Values & Ethics Acts in accord with values & ethics even when not easy to do so
Advocating For Others
Calculates impact of actions or words
Creative Problem Solving
Understands and acts on basic relationships
Fostering Independence in Others
Thinks and plans ahead
Effectively uses empathy
Overcomes obstacles and/or distractions in specific situations (short or medium term)
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