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Brampton Caledon Community Living Community Participation Support Worker Contract in Brampton, ON

Brampton Caledon Community Living

Branch Brampton ON CA

Position:
Community Participation Support Worker
Location:
Brampton, ON

Be aware of community resources, activities, and opportunities that would promote the social inclusion of people supported….

COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION SUPPORT WORKER

CONTRACT UP TO 1 YEAR

Brampton Caledon Community Living currently has an opening for a Full-Time Community Participation Support Worker with Community Participation Supports. The successful candidate will support Youth/Adults with an intellectual disability to facilitate relationships and actively participate in a wide range of meaningful and valued opportunities and activities in the community.

Position Expectations :

  • Demonstrate a commitment to Brampton Caledon Community Living’s vision, mission, and values.
  • Establish respectful relationships with people who have an intellectual disability, which foster their uniqueness, dignity, rights, and well-being.
  • Be aware of community resources, activities, and opportunities that would promote the social inclusion of people supported
  • Develop and/or implement support agreements to achieve personal outcomes by using Personal Outcomes Measures.
  • Support individuals to contribute to the world of work alternatives, including volunteer work
  • Promote and demonstrate the values of the organization within the workplace and in the community.
  • Facilitate the development of social networks for people, promoting the involvement of family, community groups, employers and others in the community.

Qualifications:

  • DSW, CYW, SSW, related diploma/degree or must be working toward the completion of the final year of post-secondary education
  • Ability to relate to people with an intellectual disability and their families. Sound understanding of legislation and policy governing the developmental services sector as well as best practices and quality assurance and/or continuous improvement practices or processes
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to express and present oneself in a professional manner; strong writing and verbal communication skills; sound decision-making skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a large team environment
  • Commitment to the goals and vision of Brampton Caledon Community Living; knowledge of SRV and Personal Outcome measures an asset

Must Have :

  • Valid driver’s license Class G and a reliable car
  • Current Driver’s Abstract and liability car insurance
  • A current Vulnerable Sector Police Check
  • Current Standard First Aid/CPR & CPI
  • Fluency in French is an asset
  • Proficiency in Computer skills
  • 2 – 3 years related experience

Interested candidates are to e-mail their resume and cover letter with CALEDON & BRAMPTON in the subject line

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

No phone calls, please

Brampton Caledon Community Living is an equal opportunity employer, and we will accommodate your needs as required under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department for assistance

Job Type: Contract

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

Required experience:

  • Support Worker: 1 year

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Brampton, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-10
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