Casual, Part-time
Posted 6 years ago

Job Overview

Support workers (SW) are responsible for providing support and care to individuals experiencing intellectual disabilities who reside with Elmwood Residences in Community Homes.


  • Work with residents towards the goals identified through Person-Centred Planning processes.
  • Support residents to maintain skills and capacities and provide opportunities to develop new skills and growth.
  • Follow and implement established routines, support plans and behavior support strategies.
  • Provide personal care, support and assistance to residents in daily living activities.
  • Safety and consistently deliver medication in line with medication training and procedures.
  • Provide nutritious meals for residents and ensure a clean and safe living environment in line with standards.
  • Complete and maintain resident records, files, and progress notes.
  • Transport and support residents to attend appointments and recreational opportunities.
  • Communicate openly and take direction from Community Home Coordinators to provide support and respond effectively in situations and incidences.
  • Identify opportunities to improvement in supports and services delivered.
  • Act in accordance with Elmwood’s policies, procedures and practices and maintain confidentiality of resident’s personal information.
  • Other duties as requested/assigned. Job duties are subject to change.

Behavioral Competencies

  • Relationship building with individuals, families and partners
  • Focus on community inclusion and involvement
  • Focus on delivering high-quality supports and continual improvement
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team

Job Requirements

  • Grade 12 Diploma
  • Education and experience with individuals experiencing intellectual disabilities and aging considered an asset.
  • Valid Driver’s License and CPIC with Vulnerable Sector Clearance required.
  • Intermediate Computer Skills.

NOTE: This is an in-scope position.

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