Looking for steady, meaningful work?
Join our Community Support Services team at March of Dimes Canada. Provide dailycare and support to people with disabilities and seniors in your community.
Many people need help to live in their homes – help with getting up in the morning, transferring from the bed to a chair, bathing, toileting, eating, dressing. That’s where you come in. As a member of our Community Support Services team, you will provide care and connection to people with disabilities and seniors in their individual or shared-living
Because of you, people in your community will live a better quality life, with dignity. It’s a job to be proud of.
Why join March of Dimes Canada?
- Deeply satisfying work
- Steady employment with one of the most respected agencies in Canada
- Full- and part-time jobs
- A stable and supportive team of proud workers, many who have been with us for years
- Successful employee training program
- Competitive benefits package (including health and dental benefits for part-time staff after one year of employment and who work a minimum number of hours)
- Pension plan (optional for part-time staff who work a minimum number of hours)
- Paid sick time
- Vacation time (vacation pay for part-time staff, including the option to bank time for a one-time payout)
- Best practices protecting health and safety
- Excellent safety record with COVID-19
- Scheduling allows for work/life balance
- Culturally diverse workplace
Who is March of Dimes Canada?
From our humble beginnings in 1951 as a group of mothers going door-to-door collecting dimes in support of polio research, March of Dimes Canada has grown into a national, multi-service not-for-profit organization. We work for people with disabilities and seniors, helping them with daily living, rehabilitation and employment.
What does the Community Support Services team do?
Our Community Support Services team, which is primarily funded by governments, provides essential services that enable people to live as independently as possible. Whether the disability is physical, cognitive or the result of brain injury or aging, our team of 1,600 employees assists people in their homes and communities, helping them gain a greater level of functioning and connection with others. Over the past year, the number of people we serve rose to more than 6,100 people.
We are currently looking to fill one-18 month fulltime contract position for a Senior Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation Worker in York region. Location: 13311 Yonge St. Suite 202, Richmond Hill, ON, L4E 3L6
Duties include the following:
- Implements programs designed to enhance the efficiency and safe delivery of Independent Living services to consumers with and Brain Injury with the support of the RSC
- In conjunction with the RSC complete and develop, implementation of IRP's with consumers
- Ability to manage a caseload with flexibility while responding to other duties as assigned
- Work collaboratively with behaviour consultants to ensure individual needs are met through functional goal setting
- Act as a resource to staff and families in the provision of long term support and service coordination for complex or catastrophic cases to enable adults with ABI to remain in community
- To provide cognitive and compensatory strategies that support functional goal setting
Background / Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Human Services program or equivalent preferred
- 2 – 5 years experience in the Social Services/Health Sector, coordinating services for individuals with ABI.
- Concrete knowledge of the effects of an ABI
- Community based experience working with individuals with an ABI, physical disabilities or special needs
- Demonstrated experience supervising or leading teams
- Highly organized and excellent time management skills
- Problem solving and conflict resolution skills
- Knowledge of behaviour management principles
- General understanding of computer hardware and software
- Strong ability to assess and determine effective compensatory strategies for individuals with brain injuries.
March of Dimes Canada is committed to a workforce that is reflective of the diverse populations that we serve. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and accessibility standards across Canada, 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. We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive, equitable and accessible.