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DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

Our dedicated Direct Support Professionals are compassionate, caring professionals who are committed at making a difference in the lives of the people we support.  Our commitment to these values ensures that the adults we support achieve their potential, engage in their community, and are safe throughout the process. 

 

Our Group Homes are fast paced, challenging Residential programs.  Choices provides direct Support staffing to a wide range of individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges.  We are currently seeking Part-time direct support staff in our Organization.   

General Requirements and Expectations:

 

  • We welcome individuals with post-secondary education in Social Sciences which includes:

    • Social Work

    • Social Service Worker

    • Health Studies 

    • Gerontology

    • Psychology

    • Gender Studies 

    • Humanities

We are looking for professional support staff with the strength and ability to:

 

  • Values, promotes and embraces diversity, equity and inclusion principles and practice

  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Demonstrates the ability to collaborate effectively with a range of community organizations and service providers across sectors

  • Has experience working with individuals complex needs  

  • Positive behavioral interventions and supports 

  • The Behavioural Escalation Continuum

  • Person Centered Planning 

  • Citizenship and Social Inclusion

  • Adaptive and maladaptive behaviours 

  • Ontario Regulation 299/10; its associated quality assurance measures and core competencies

Bona Fide Requirements:
 

  • The ability to speak, read, apply and communicate in English   

  • The ability to engage in all aspects of Safe Management and Medication documentation/administration and achieve and maintain an acceptable passing mark in mandatory testing

  • The ability to engage in First Aid/CPR 

  • The ability to use sound judgment and make independent decisions based on policies and procedures and Choices Service Principles

  • A valid Driver’s License, clean driving record, reliable vehicle and insurable under the Agency Policies

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To apply submit your resume and cover letter to Human Resources 

recruitment@choicesgroup.org

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Choices is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC). Choices will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. During any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) you may require. Any information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.