Careers at KW Habilitation

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”

(Contract is open ended)
LOCATION: Birchcliff Ave, Kitchener, ON

We are looking for an experienced Direct Support Worker to join our team and support people overnight and in the mornings. Specific duties for this role include: support to individuals in the morning, personal care, 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 plans with attainable outcomes. Successful applicants will demonstrate a strong commitment to person-centred support and the vision of KW Habilitation. A significant portion of the shift will involve sleeping while being able to respond to concerns and support requirements that may arise during the night.


Schedule:  Sunday evening to Friday morning: 11pm to 7am. 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 by Monday, November 23, 2020 to:

KW Habilitation
ATTN: Rhonda Caldwell, Manager of Inclusive Living
99 Ottawa Street South
Kitchener, ON  N2G 3S8

Job ID: 20112310

To Apply Online Please Visit Our Job Application Page HERE

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.