Careers at KW Habilitation




Location: 44 Wordsworth Place, Kitchener, ON

We are looking for experienced Direct Support Professionals to join our team and support people in their community. Specific duties for this role include: providing respectful and supportive care, promoting people’s skills and abilities, providing the opportunity and education for growth and development, honouring personal choice and informed decision-making, and implementing individualized routines plans with attainable outcomes. Successful applicants will demonstrate a strong commitment to person-centered support and the vision of KW Habilitation.


  • Post-Secondary education in a Human Services and six months related experience (experience working/volunteering with people who have a developmental disability preferred)
  • Able to provide physical (e.g., lifting, transfers) and behavioural support as required.
  • Able to implement positive behavioral approaches, work as an integral part of the team and demonstrate effective interpersonal communication skills.
  • Able to demonstrate creative problem-solving and decision-making, initiative, resilience, and collaboration
  • Commitment to providing person-centered support, fostering independence, and advocating for others
  • The successful; candidate will have strong organizational, housekeeping/cleaning, communication skills and knowledge of KWH administration procedures an asset.
  • Current First Aid, NVCI, and computer skills are also essential qualifications.

The position is for 40 hours per week Monday to Friday – Midnight – 8 am (Some flexibility required)

Applicants must apply in writing submitting a résumé and cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications and reason for interest in this position  to:

KW Habilitation

ATTN: Jamie Russell – Manager of Inclusive Living

99 Ottawa Street South

Kitchener, ON. N2G 3S8


To Apply: Complete application form found on this page
Application Deadline: Monday, December 9, 2019
Job ID: 191181

*KW Habilitation is committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection process and work environment. We seek to provide accessibility for all applicants with disabilities consistent with our accessibility policies and the AODA. Please let us know if you require an accommodation and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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