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Direct Support Professional - Christian Horizons

Sep 22, 2020
Ottawa, Ontario

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 permanent and temporary positions:

PERMANENT POSITIONS:

 

FIVE (5) FULL-TIME DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS

(36-40 hours/week: Shifts consist of a rotation of days, evenings and alternating weekends)

For our Community Residential Homes in Ottawa (i.e. Fisher Ave, Albion Rd, River Rd, Kars)

THREE (3) FULL-TIME OVERNIGHT (NIGHT-AWAKE) DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS

(35-40 hours/week: Shifts are either 10:00pm-8:00am or 11:00pm to 9:00am weekdays and alternate weekends)

For our Community Residential Homes in Ottawa (i.e. Fisher Ave, Albion Rd, River Rd, Kars)

 

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

(30 hours/week: Thursday to Saturday, 10:00pm to 8:00am shifts)

For our Community Residential Home in Ottawa on MacFarlane Rd

 

TWO (2) PART-TIME DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS 

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

For our Community Residential Homes in Ottawa ( Joys Rd-Richmond, River Rd)

 

TEMPORARY POSITIONS:

FOUR (4) PART-TIME DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS 

(Temporary duration: Approx. 4 months)

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

For our Community Residential Homes in Ottawa (Fisher Ave, MacFarlane Rd)

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.

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

  • 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

Hourly Wage Range: 

Apply by: September 22, 2020
Approximate Start Date: 

All persons may apply regardless of religion or any Human Rights Code protected grounds. We seek to provide accessibility through all stages of the hiring process for all applicants with disabilities consistent with our Accessibility Policies and the AODA. Please let us know if you require an accommodation and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Shifts can include days, afternoons, evenings, weekends, and occasional overnights.

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