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Direct Support Professional (Support Worker) - Christian Horizons

Sep 15, 2019
Ottawa, Ontario

Are you an enthusiastic person who wants to make a meaningful impact in your community? At Christian Horizons we Value People, Foster Belonging, Respect Gifts and Serve Others. Learn more about Christian Horizons:




(Full-time: 35-40 hours per week)

(Part-time: 16-34 hours per week)

Various locations in OTTAWA & Surrounding Areas


We are looking for passionate Direct Support Professionals (Support Workers) to assist persons with developmental disabilities to find a satisfying and purposeful place in their community by enhancing their quality of life and promoting personal growth.

In this role, you will be supporting individuals who live in community residential homes (group homes/ apartments) during the overnight hours.  Responsibilities would included ensuring the safety and well-being of people supported through frequent monitoring, providing personal care support, and complete household maintenance and cleaning activities and other assigned administrative tasks.

We value flexibility in one’s schedule to meet our person-centered support needs.  Our overnight positions regularly consist of 10 hours shifts (i.e. 10pm-8am or 11pm-9am) throughout the week.

Our homes are located throughout the Ottawa region so access to reliable transportation may be required to be considered for some of our opportunities.



  • 3-6 Months’ Experience.
  • Developmental Services Worker, Child and Youth Worker, or post-secondary education in a related field, is preferred;
  • Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Check;
  • Satisfactory 3-year Uncertified Driver’s Abstract;
  • Valid G Driver’s License and access to reliable transportation.



Why Should You Apply?

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


Apply Online by August 18th, 2019 at :  


Please attach a resume and cover letter outlining relevant experience to the:

Recruitment & Employee Relations Specialist

c/o Christian Horizons, East District Office                                

1950 Merivale Rd, Unit 3, Nepean, ON  K2G 5T5


Fax: 613-225-5955


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

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