Support Services Attendant
March of Dimes - Whitby, ON

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March of Dimes draws on 60 years of experience serving people with physical disabilities of all ages. We are the largest community-based rehabilitation and advocacy organization for people with physical disabilities in Ontario. The organization operates programs and services through over 90 sites, has control over three subsidiary non-profits and delivers government funded and donor funded services to over 40,000 consumers annually across the province and across Canada.

Location: Central - Whitby
Position: Support Services Attendant – Part-time, various shifts

Duties:

  • Assists consumers in their own homes with non-medical activities of daily living in accordance with individual service plans and with Ontario March of Dimes policies and procedures:

- Personal care
- Lifts and Transfers
- Rising/retiring
- Bowel and bladder procedures
- Meal preparation and feeding
- Range of motion exercises
- Other light housekeeping duties

  • Performs duties in a professional manner, which respects the dignity and right to privacy and maintains consumer and staff health and safety.

Ontario March of Dimes provides 24-hour attendant care to its consumers. The Support Services Attendants will be required to work multiple shifts (i.e. work days, evenings, weekends) that vary between locations.

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR certification
  • Experience working with people with physical disabilities, experience/knowledge/understanding of Independent Living or Consumer based care.
  • Knowledge of and abilities in transferring, lifting, bowel and bladder routines and other attendant care duties
  • Physical Demands Self Analysis Required upon hire
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work flexible and regularly scheduled hours
  • Valid driver’s license and/or reliable transportation

Salary Range: As per collective agreement

Applications accepted until: December 14, 2012
Send application and resume to:
Name: Laura England Position: Community Support Supervisor
Address: 602-90 Waller St, Whitby, Ontario L1R 2B7
Telephone: 905-579-4111 Fax: 905-579-8289

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


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