Job Posting 68283

Direct Support Professionals
Christian Horizons
Ottawa area
closes in 2 days (Sat, 27 Feb)
full time  •  19.42-21.92

Are you an enthusiastic person who wants to make a meaningful impact in someone's life and their community? At Christian Horizons we Value People, Foster Belonging, Respect Gifts and Serve Others. Learn more about Christian Horizons: https://www.christian-horizons.org/who-we-are/values

We are hiring for the following positions:

 

PERMANENT POSITIONS:

FOUR (4) FULL-TIME DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

(36-40 hours/week: Shifts consist of a rotation of days, evenings & every second weekend (Sat & Sun))

For our Community Residential Homes (Ottawa & surrounding communities)

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ONE (1) FULL-TIME OVERNIGHT (NIGHT AWAKE) DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

(40 hours/week: Shifts are 10pm-8am or 11pm-9am. Scheduled on weekdays or weekends where required for backfilling time-off needs)

For our Community Residential Homes (Ottawa South)

 

 

FIVE (5) PART-TIME DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS

(16-34 hours/week: shifts are a rotation of days, evening & every second weekend (Sat & Sun))

For our Community Residential Homes (Ottawa & surrounding communities)

 

TEMPORARY POSITIONS:

 

ONE (1) FULL-TIME DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL- (Until July 2021)

(35-40 hours/week: Shifts consist of a rotation of days, evenings and alternating weekends)

For our Community Residential Home (Kars,ON)

 

ONE (1) PART-TIME DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

(16-34 hours/week: Shifts consists of a rotation of days, evenings, occasional overnights and alternating weekends)

For our Community Residential Homes (Orleans)

 

As a Direct Support Professional (Support Worker) you will work alongside people who experience developmental disabilities within our various residential support homes in the Ottawa and surrounding area.

Working as a part of a team, your goal is to provide person-centered support in meeting people’s needs and helping others to realize their gifts to belong to their community.  

Our ideal candidates will enjoy working in changing environments, being challenged to come up with creative solutions in supporting people in a person-centered way, as well as assist others with their activities of daily living (including personal care). You will be goal driven, supporting individuals in finding purpose in their community.

The successful person will have confidence and experience with providing behavior support intervention as well as knowledge in dual-diagnosis supports.

 

Shifts can include a rotation of days, afternoons, evenings, weekends and occasional overnights.

 

Watch this inspiring video capturing what it means to work for Christian Horizons: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wPsgxzt4wQ

 

What we Offer!

  • Competitive Wages
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package for Full-Time and Part-Time positions
  • Career Development and Training Opportunities
  • Flexible Schedules and Various Locations
  • Employee Discounts

Requirements:

  • Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Check
  • Satisfactory 3-year Uncertified Driver’s Abstract
  • Valid G Driver’s License and access to reliable transportation

Preferred:

  • 3-6 Months’ Experience
  • Developmental Services Worker, Child and Youth Worker, or post-secondary education in a related field, is preferred

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