Community Living Worker

Community Living Worker

Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Posted: August 15th 2022
Description:

Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley (CLUOV) is actively involved in the community in order to give the people we support the best possible opportunities, and to live their fullest and most extraordinary lives. Our office is located in Pembroke, however our agency provides supports from Deep River to Cobden. We have several homes in which 24/7 care is provided, and we also support those living independently to assist with daily tasks, long term goals and continued independence.

We are currently recruiting for several available Community Living Worker positions. There are contract, permanent, full-time, part-time, casual and apprenticeship positions available.

The role of Community Living Worker can vary from assisting with basic life skills to providing personal care, to actively seeking employment and volunteer opportunities with the supported person. We have a variety of positions currently available, as well as incredible opportunities to expand your knowledge, plus a fantastic benefits package for the right candidate.

Responsibilities:

  • Personal care including but not limited to bathing support, feeding, oral and personal hygiene
  • Use of AIMS software for daily notes, access to ISPs, BSPs, serious occurrence, care professionals in the community and individual networks
  • Communication with team members, supervisors and managers of supports and services as needed
  • Provides not only for basic human needs, but also in the form of tools and methods to foster the fullest and best lives possible for all persons supported

We also provide training for medication administration and treatment, controlled acts and non-violent crisis intervention application.

Qualifications

Your skills, qualifications and experiences will assist us to match you with current opportunities. CLUOV is invested in its employee’s passion and commitment. We train and promote internally. Requirements for these positions might include:

High school graduate

  • Post-secondary education in the field of human services (i.e. developmental services worker, social service worker, nursing) or a combination of education and experience that supports your application in this role
  • Valid driver’s licence, a reliable vehicle and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Current certifications in First Aid and CPR
  • Current vulnerable sector screening (within the last six months) or willing to obtain
  • COVID-19 vaccination status of a minimum of two doses
  • Proven excellence working both independently and in a team
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations

Assets you can bring to this role:

  • Experience supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities (extensive orientation and training will be provided)
  • Experience with supporting individuals in other ways (i.e. ageing parents, family with history of disabilities and/or mental or physical illnesses)
  • Bilingualism
  • Experience working with dual diagnosis and challenging behaviours
Additional Information

Work Hours & Environment:

Flexible availability is paramount for these positions and shifts may vary in length up to 12 hours in duration. We match employees based on their level of education and experience to overnight shifts or a combination of days, evenings, and weekend shifts.

In addition to a competitive salary, employees may be eligible for two weeks of vacation and a very generous benefits package (OMERS pension plan, dental, health, etc.) At every stage in your employment with Community Living, we offer a supportive work environment from colleagues and management at any level. We also provide access to third-party, unlimited counselling services for employees and their family members at no charge. This is a positive and collaborative CUPE unionized workplace.

Salary for all available positions ranges from $18.00 to $26.88 per hour (this reflects the current $3.00 per hour wage enhancement provided by the ministry). We can’t wait to hear from you!

Please send your resume in MS Word or PDF format.

Contact Information
Jackie Morrison
Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley
Pembroke, Ontario

Email: jmorrison@cluov.ca
Website: www.cluov.ca
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