Regular, Part-Time 0.4
SHIFT STAFFED HOMES
New Directions is a social service agency offering a wide range of resources and services that foster the hopes and dreams of people and their communities.
We are currently seeking a part-time Direct Support Worker to join the Shift Staffed Homes team. Shift Staffed Homes is one of the many services within Adult Services at New Directions; providing person-centered support to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities who may experience complex health issues. The Shift Staffed Homes strive to promote a sense of belonging and provide opportunities to engage in a meaningful life. This is achieved by creating a home environment that welcomes the participation of adults, supporting their pursuits, interests, goals, and helping maintain and strengthen the bond between the adults and their significant others. We provide an environment that is non-judgmental, safe and caring.
The schedule for this position is: Saturday & Sunday varying shifts
- Working as part of a team providing care, support and guidance to individuals in their homes and in the community,
- Administering medication,
- Providing transportation, and
- Performing household chores.
Applicants may have experience supporting individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Grade 12 Diploma (or equivalent) and a valid Driver’s License are required. First Aid/CPR, Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training (NCI) certification and American Sign Language (ASL) are considered assets.
The salary range for this 16 hour bi-weekly, part-time position is $15.89 to $22.25 per hour (equivalent to $13,220 to $18,512 per annum), dependent upon education and/or experience.
The successful candidate will be subject to Criminal Record, Child/Adult Abuse Registry, and Prior Contact checks; and must supply a current driver’s abstract.
With a commitment to health and safety and in order to continue our mission “to provide responsive and individualized services”, New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults & Families requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, in a manner approved by Health Canada, as a condition of employment for all new employees. (Exceptions and accommodations will be made for those who are exempt from receiving the vaccine due to legitimate, established reasons in accordance with The Human Rights Code of Manitoba. In these cases, reasonable supporting documentation will be required.)
Interested applicants may forward their resume and cover letter by September 13th, 2022 to:
Temporary Address: 720 Broadway Winnipeg, MB R3G 0X1
Fax: (204) 774-6468
Please include the job posting number SP-SSH-0110-22 in your email subject line and/or in your cover letter. Applications without a job posting number quoted may not be considered.
Applicants who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing are encouraged to apply directly to employment.DeafHH@newdirections.mb.ca, for an accessible application and selection process
We thank all applicants for their interest in New Directions, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Unfortunately, we cannot accept telephone inquiries.
New Directions is committed to equity and diversity and especially welcomes applications from persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and newcomers to Canada. We strive for a skilled workforce that reflects the diversity of the people we support and contributes to the diversification of ideas.
Accommodations for accessibility purposes are available for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
To apply for this job please visit newdirections.mb.ca .