Community Support Leader
March of Dimes Canada - Oakville, ON

Community Support Leader – Full-time

Location: Oakville Outreach

Duties:
- Provide leadership in the efficient and safe delivery of IL services to consumers to consumers with disabilities
- Lead a group of attendants in providing assistance to consumers with the non-medical activities of daily living.
- Assist the Community Support Supervisor in ensuring that schedules are developed according to the consumer’s plan of service.
- Assist in the renewal and management of consumer service agreements.
- Ensure the orientation, continuous goal setting, problem solving and service planning with consumers.
- Provide orientation and on the job training to all newly hired attendants and provide ongoing leadership and coaching to all attendants.
- Participate in quality improvement activities.
- Display diplomacy with consumers, attendants, other service centers and agencies
- Manage change in a constructive and positive fashion
- Service delivery resolution and handle conflict resolution

Qualifications:
- Current Standard First Aid and CPR Certification
- Minimum two years of experience in Human Services field, working for people with physical disabilities
- Ability to lead and train staff
- Demonstrated conflict resolution and problem solving skills
- A team player that has the ability to accept responsibility, and to cooperate and communicate with others to accomplish goals
- Knowledge of and abilities in transferring, lifting, bowel and bladder routines and other attendant care duties
- Knowledge of issues concerning physical disabilities
- Knowledge of behaviour management principles
- Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation
- General understanding of computer hardware and software
- Valid License and Reliable Vehicle
- Proven consistency in work performance, including reliability and flexibility
- Ability to work varied shifts (shift coverage and will work every other weekend)
- Physical Demands Self Analysis Required upon hire

Applications accepted until: May 13, 2014

Send application and resume to:
Nesha Alli, Secretary
2227 South Millway, Suite #100, Mississauga, ON L5L 3R6

As part of its commitment to Employment Equity, March of Dimes Canada encourages applications from qualified members of the four designated groups: women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities..


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