This job is no longer available.

Direct Support Professional (Support Worker) - Christian Horizons

Oct 31, 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 DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS (For our Community Residential Homes)

(35-40 hours/week: Consists of a rotation of days, evenings and alternating weekend shifts)


PART-TIME DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS (For our Community Residential Homes)

(16-34 hours/week: Consists of a rotation of days, evenings and alternating weekend shifts)


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) where we provide 24/7 support.  This brings opportunities to foster community inclusion, assist with activities of daily living, promote the implementation of person-centered plans, and assist with aspects of personal care as needed.

We value flexibility in one’s schedule to meet our person-centered support needs.  Our schedules often include a rotation of days, evenings and working alternating weekends with occasional overnights.

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 through our Applicant Tracking System at :


Candidates selected to move into next steps of our selection process should be available to participate in our 4 week screening/selection and training process. See chart belowfor current dates.


Week 1

Interviews: November 24th to November 29th, 2019


Week 2 (Visit to support location)

Onsite Assessments: December 2nd to December 6th, 2019


Week 3

Hire Meetings: December 9th to December 13th, 2019


Week 4

Receive Login Information (for preparation for start date)

December 16th to December 20th, 2019


Training/ Orientation (In class training)(Two Weeks)

Week 1: January 6th to January 10th, 2020

Week 2: January 13th to January 17th, 2020


Extended Option (if can’t meet above time-line) (2 month time-frame):

Training/ Orientation (In class training)(Two Weeks)

Week 1: February 3rd to February 7th, 2020

Week 2: February 10th to February 14, 2020


For questions or more information, please contact Matt Robberstad, Recruitment & Employee Relations Specialist at: 

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

This job is from CharityVillage