Support Services Attendant
March of Dimes - Richmond Hill, 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: Northern York Region
Position: Support Services Attendant – 2 part-time (all shifts including weekends)

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).

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 reliable transportation

Salary Range: TBD

Applications accepted until (mm/dd/yy): 11/30/12
Send application and resume to:
Name: Tammy Fitzpatrick Position: Community Support Supervisor
Address: 13311 Yonge St. Ste. 202 Richmond Hill, Ontario L4E 3L6
Telephone: (905) 773-7758 ext. 6214 Fax: (905) 773-7346

"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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