Part-Time Supported Independent Living

Description: 
Working to promote Bethesda’s Vision Mission and Values and quality client care, the Adult Residential program requires one (1) Part-Time SIL Worker to support individuals within the community. This position will be scheduled based on individual requirements and must be available to work all hours.
Hiring Organization: 
Bethesda
Location: 
Niagara Region
Responsibilities: 
Key responsibilities: Provide individual life skills based on Individual Support Plans • Household management • Grocery shopping and food preparation • Personal hygiene • Money management • Socialization and recreational activities • Education/training support • Employment support • Role modeling • Relationship counseling • Liaise with community service providers • Develop and maintain positive relationships with developmental disabilities service providers and other community resources • Advocate for clients to access needed services • Exercise appropriate personal and professional behavior • Adhere to professional and ethical standards and abides by applicable legislation • Identify individual professional developmental needs to the Supervisor in order to ensure that performance is maximized
Qualifications: 
• Developmental Services Worker diploma or related degree/diploma is preferred • Minimum of two years’ previous experience working with people with developmental disabilities • Thorough knowledge of developmentally disabled adults and their associated support community • Ability to work effectively and communicate with individuals, families and groups • Ability to set priorities and use time effectively • Ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team • First Aid/CPR and Safety Care Certification • Knowledge of Microsoft Office • Valid driver’s license and ability to supply own car with appropriate insurance
Employment Type: 
Part Time
Additional Information: 
If you are interested and qualified for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter prior to the closing date to the contact below. [email protected]