Developmental Services Workerary



Job Description:Developmental Services Worker – (Direct Support Professional)Lanark County Support Services is hiring Developmental Services Worker Professionals in a variety ofpart-time positions in our residential services. There are multiple employment opportunities and room for enhancements as LCSS is experiencing an expansion in support requirements throughout the organization.Education:Developmental Services Worker Diploma, Behavioral Science Technician Diploma or a diploma in arelated field from an accredited college or university.Operational Requirements:Must have or be willing to train in First Aid, CPR, NCI, Pharmacology and WHIMIS.Must have a Valid G Driver’s license, access to a vehicle, ability to work throughout Lanark County and acriminal reference check for the vulnerable sector.Experience:Experience supporting individuals with developmental disabilities, managing behavioural challenges andcomplex health plans, administering and managing medication and provide personal care. Experience indeveloping and facilitating holistic Individual Support Plans in collaboration with support networks.Substantial experience working with families in the planning and delivery of supports.Ability, Skill, Knowledge:Demonstrated ability in planning and organizing a variety of activities to connect individuals to theircommunities that reflect individualized interests.A positive and creative thinking approach.Flexibility in both daily routine delivery and hours of work.Proven ability to create unique opportunities to people who require intense behavioural supports.Ability to adapt to a variety of people, situations and environments.Skills in various forms of technology and computer software.Demonstrated ability to work as a team or independently and present an image of professionalism.Strong written and verbal communication skills, problem solving skills and organizational skills.Must have knowledge and demonstrate proficiency in the Developmental Services Sector CoreCompetencies as they relate to the role of Direct Support Professionals.Salary:Salary ranges from $21.59-$24.35 per hour with 6% in lieu of benefits and opportunities to join the HOOPpension plan. Employees also have access to a confidential Employee Assistance Program.We believe that investing in our employees ongoing professional development has a direct impact on the quality of services that we provide. LCSS staff are provided with ongoing yearly training including: 1st Aid, CPR, Non- Violence Crisis Intervention and encourage and support employees to pursue any relevant training that will enable them the broaden and enhance their skills sets. Qualified Applicants please submit written applications to Donna Smith, Operations Manager atdsmith@lcss.agencyLanark County Support Services is an equal opportunity employer committed tobuilding a diverse workforce reflective of Canadian SocietyCompany Description:Lanark County Support Services is a non profit organization that provides supports and services to adults with developmental disabilities throughout Lanark County, ON: in Almonte, Carleton Place, Perth and Smiths Falls. Our main source of funding is the Ontario Ministry of Children, Community, and Social Services (MCCSS), specifically Developmental Services, as well as direct payments from individuals and families (fee for service).When you work at Lanark County Support Services, you are part of a dynamic team of professional, dedicated and creative employees.Lanark County Support Services’ purpose and philosophy are what directs the culture in which all of our employees provide supports and services.We believe that investing in our employees ongoing professional development has a direct impact on the quality of services that we provide. Job ID: 26875804
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