Careers at KW Habilitation

Complex Care Professional – Hourly-Rated

COMPLEX CARE PROFESSIONAL – Hourly-Rated
LOCATION: Waterloo, ON.

KW Habilitation is a local not-for-profit organization that provides a wide range of individualized services and supports to children with any special need and adults with developmental disabilities. We support individuals to live a fulfilling life which is fostered through preschool and early learning supports, respite services, residential services, community participation and employment supports. Our Vision Statement guides our work: “A community where everyone belongs and participates”

KW Habilitation is excited to continue to grow a new and unique service at our David Fisher Residence. We are looking for highly skilled, specialized Direct Support Professionals to join a team that provides support to individuals with disabilities who require complex care. The successful candidate adapts well to change, and can remain calm under difficult situations and challenges. They will possess a strong commitment to positive behaviour and Person-Centered Support, be open to new ideas, and display analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.

Rate: $25.25/Hour.

The compensation provided to Part-Time Complex Care Professionals reflects the need for increased knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful in the position. Extensive investment in training is anticipated with the Complex Care Team. With this in mind, KW Habilitation is seeking applicants who are available for additional shifts and offer a strong commitment to the team and to the persons supported.

Requirements:

  • Practical experience in providing daily living support within a Person-Centred framework to persons with complex needs.
  • Additional training and practical experience in assisting the assessment, implementation and evaluation of interventions for persons who have an intellectual disability and are experiencing emotional, behavioural and medical complexities.
  • A Developmental Service Worker Diploma (DSW) and/or Autism and Behavioural Science educational background is considered an asset, other related education will be considered.
  • Ability to work successfully both independently and collaboratively with internal and external professionals.
  • Able to provide physical (e.g., lifting, transfers) and behavioural support, including crisis response, as required.
  • Valid Driver’s License is required.
  • Current First Aid, NVCI, and computer skills are also essential qualifications.
  • Able to work weekends and rotating shifts consisting of days, evenings, and overnights.

Schedule: Rotating shifts consisting of days, evenings, weekends, and overnights.

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

KW Habilitation
Attn: Darren Rene, Director of Complex Care & Inclusive Living
99 Ottawa Street South
Kitchener, ON. N2G 3S8

To Apply: Complete application form located on website
Job ID: CCPT

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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