Job Posting 77971

Direct Support Professional
Sensity
Southern Ontario
Paris, ON
closes in 21 days (Mon, 20 Dec)
part time

Be someone's eyes and ears. Bring the world to a person who is deaf-blind.

Sensity has an exciting opportunity for Part Time Intervenors to join our team in beautiful Paris, ON.

The Intervenor provides personal support with communication and day-to-day living for individuals who are living with dual sensory impairment so that they may live independently. Join us to learn new skills and experience personal growth and fulfillment.

 

Shifts Available:

  • Part Time - Average of 24 hours/week, with opportunity to pick up additional hours
  • 8 or 12 hour shifts: includes days, evenings, overnights and weekends on a rotational schedule provided a month in advance
  • Internal Applicant Reference: P1, P2, P3, P5, P7, P8, P10

Sensity Offers:

  • A competitive wage - starting rate of $19.38/hour
  • Intervenors working for Sensity are eligible for a Temporary Wage Enhancement. You will be receiving an additional $3 per hour for all hours worked.
  • Paid sick days
  • Permanent employee's working an average of 20hrs/week are eligible to join our group benefit plan and RRSP program after probationary period

Key Activities:

  • Supporting the consumer in their home and community environments.
  • Using communication techniques to relay information.
  • Empowering the consumer to participate and be successful in all aspects of daily living including personal hygiene, meal preparation, house cleaning, volunteerism, among others.
  • Providing personal care as required (e.g. personal hygiene support, medication administration, etc.).
  • Assisting with developing and supporting consumer goals and objectives.
  • Assisting with program development.
  • Ensuring documentation and records are complete

Education and Related Experience:

  • We will train you to support our clients through our in-house training program

Assets:

  • Completion of a college diploma or certificate in the Intervenor for Deafblind Persons program, or: Developmental Services Worker (DSW), Social Services Worker (SSW), Community Services Worker (CSW), Communicative Disorders Assistant (CDA), Personal Support Worker (PSW), or a related human services field.
  • Experience supporting persons with developmental disabilities and challenging behaviours
  • Communication in American Sign Language (ASL) or Signed Exact English (SEE) is an asset, not required

Other:

  • Employment is conditional upon receipt of a successful Vulnerable Persons Police Clearance.
  • Requirement to provide documentation of two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine or proof of one dose and a signed commitment to receive a second dose. (note: those seeking a medical exemption or an exemption related to a Human Rights Code Ground must provide documentation for approval)
  • This position requires a valid driver's license Class G, access to a reliable vehicle, a clean current driver's abstract and the ability to obtain automobile insurance with a minimum liability of $2 million.
  • This position requires repetitive hand motion and good manual dexterity and moderate stooping, bending and lifting. The incumbent must be able to lift 35 lbs to 50 lbs on an occasional basis. The position will be required to work indoors and outdoors.

Apply NOW with your Resume through our company website:

https://sensity.prevueaps.com/jobs/189271.html

 

We thank all applicants, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. Sensity is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity and dignity in the workplace. We are committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted by Sensity regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require accommodation and we will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.

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