Job Posting 79554

Disability Support Worker
LutherCare Communities
Saskatoon area
closes in 4 days (Thu, 20 Jan)
full time - term / contract

The Organization:

LutherCare Communities is a leading provider of senior living communities and supportive healthcare services for over 65 years. LutherCare’s 600 employees provide caring services to more than 1,200 residents and clients in locations around Saskatchewan. Services include long-term nursing care, community day programs for adults, seniors’ housing, home support, intermediate care homes, group living homes and subsidized family housing.  These services are fully accredited showing our commitment to provide excellence in care, shelter and support.

The Position:

In support of the Vision, Mission and Values of LutherCare Communities, we are seeking a Disability Support Worker to join our team. Applicants will be responsible for the personal care and safety of group home residents with cognitive and/or physical disabilities who have high medical needs.  Disability Support Workers are responsible for implementing individual care plans and ensuring a high quality of life for all residents. Duties and Responsibilities of Disability Support Workers include three main areas:

  • Resident Care – Could include providing medical, physical and personal support such as personal care, medication administration, tube feeds, respiratory therapy, and other duties
  • Resident Programming – Could include the facilitation of resident daily living activities and participation in the community
  • Home Maintenance – Could includes housekeeping, laundry and the preparation of meals and snacks

LutherCare offers a competitive compensation package. Benefits Include:

  • Enhanced vacation entitlement 
  • Paid sick leave
  • Health care benefits                                         
  • Dental benefits                                                
  • Vision benefits                                                   
  • Group life and long-term disability benefits
  • Pension plan contributions shared with LutherCare
  • Employee family assistance program                                                      

The Applicants:

Applicants would qualify for this position through the completion of post-secondary education in a related discipline (ie: Disability Support Worker, Continuing Care Assistant etc.) with a minimum of one year experience working with cognitively and/or physically disabled adults with high medical needs. Applicants must be comfortable in providing medical support as required. Sign language is desirable. Applicants must be available to work shifts that include days, evenings, nights, and weekends. Applicants must possess good interpersonal skills and be able to interpret, read, write and speak English fluently.

We believe in the power of diversity and we're dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment at LutherCare Communities. We ensure equal opportunity for all applicants and encourage people of all visible minorities and those of any religion, sex, age, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression to apply.

COVID-19:

LutherCare Communities has implemented a corporate COVID-19 Vaccination requirement policy. Effective November 15th, 2021, all individuals entering a LutherCare Communities site will need to present proof of being fully vaccinated (both doses), or present a negative COVID-19 test result at their own cost. Applicants who are called for an in-person interview will be subject to this policy.

Please note: the information above is for information purposes and we are not asking you to disclose your vaccination status at this time.

Applicants must provide a criminal background check including the vulnerable sector search prior to employment.

A Safe and Caring Continuum of Living™ for all.

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