Direct Care Worker (Full time)
Employment Planning & Counselling Peterborough
City of Peterborough, CA.
5d ago

Job Description

  • Under supervision, assists in and / or carries out some or all of : Client daily care, management, nurturing and assistance;
  • Individual and group community activities; Life and self-help skills and training; Liaison with families, schools, medical and other supportive services and with other Stewart Homes programs;
  • Preparation of internal reports as assigned; Interior and exterior home maintenance tasks as assigned. Knowledge and Skills Required : General knowledge of developmental needs (intellectual, emotional, physical and social) of children and youth;
  • Appreciation of children and adolescents' needs for stable, consistent caring from adults; Demonstrated skills pertinent to the management of children and young adults in a residential setting;
  • Ability to relate appropriately to young people and their families; Basic knowledge of Stewart Homes policies, procedures and guidelines.

    Number of Positions : 1 Hours per Week : 40.0 Days / Hours of Work : Hours vary, depending on program needs and availability, could include days, afternoons, and awake overnights.

    Additional Information : Job is : Permanent Full Time

    References Required : No

    Void Cheque Required : No

    Uniform : No

  • Job / Location is Wheelchair Accessible : No Insurance Type : WSIB Qualifications : Community College DSW, ECE, RPN, SSW, CYC, EA or PSW diploma;
  • OR One year of university education PLUS work experience indicating comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Stewart Homes client group to be served.

    One completed year of Community College DSW, ECE, RPN, SSW, CYC or EA diploma and ongoing student status PLUS one year of exemplary work experience with Stewart Homes.

    Other relevant Community College diploma PLUS work experience indicating comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Stewart Homes client group to be served.

    Significant life experience directly related to the work we do. Previous employment with Stewart Homes, including a supervisor or manager referral.

    Physical Requirements : Criminal reference check with a vulnerable sector screening - current within 30 days. Health assessment and proof of immunizations - prior to commencement of work.

    Child welfare screening check. CPR and First Aid - within the last year. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention - within the last year.

    Driver's license is preferred but not mandatory. Status : Active

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