Personal Support Worker

Gateway Holistic
Published
12 mai, 2023
Location
Yellowknife, Canada
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Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Part-time hours: 15-30 per week
Salary: $17.00-$22.00 per hour

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Personal Support Worker to work with youth and adults with developmental disabilities. As a Personal Support Worker, you will play a vital role in enhancing the quality of life of our clients by providing them with the support they need to achieve their goals and live as independently as possible.

Responsibilities:
* Providing personal care and support to clients with developmental disabilities in their homes or at our respite facility
* Implementing individualized support plans in collaboration with clients, their families, and other support team members
* Assisting clients with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and toileting
* Helping clients with meal preparation, feeding, and nutrition management
* Providing emotional and behavioral support to clients, helping them to manage challenging behaviors and develop coping strategies
* Facilitating client participation in community activities and events
Administering medication and performing other medical tasks as required by clients' care plans
* Documenting client progress and reporting any concerns to appropriate supervisors

Requirements:
* Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent; relevant post-secondary education preferred
* At least 2 years of relevant experience working with youth and adults with developmental disabilities or other caring responsibilities
* CPR certification
* Knowledge of best practices in disability support and care
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team
* Flexibility in scheduling and availability to work weekends, evenings and holidays as required
* Valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle

We offer ongoing training and development opportunities, and a supportive and collaborative work environment. If you are passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and have the skills and qualifications we are looking for, we encourage you to apply.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to info@gateway-holistic.com

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