Relief Staff
Central West Specialized Developmental Services
Oakville, ON
CWSDS is looking to hire Casual Relief Staff who will be responsible for:

  • Support individuals in the development of life skills and decision making
  • Support individuals with significant behavioural challenges and implement treatment plans
  • Acts as an advocate identifying and ensuring clients’ needs are met
  • Assist in the implementation of Personal Support Plans that provide safe, meaningful and professional care
  • Assist with personal hygiene, bathing, toileting and feeding
  • Assist with daily living, household skills, and personal interaction skills
  • Administer medications as required
  • Ensure safety and security of individuals we support
  • Ensure adherence to CWSDS Policies and Procedures
  • Ensure accurate and up-to-date documentation
  • Works shifts in accordance with the schedule
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • DSW diploma or degree/ 2-year diploma in Social / Human Services from a Community College / University (CYW, SSW, Psychology etc), or currently enrolled and successfully completed year 1.
  • Previous experience supporting individuals with a developmental disability, mental illness or dual diagnosis
  • Experience supporting individuals with unique or specialized behaviours in high treatment environments an asset
  • An ability to work within a team, with other support providers, families, volunteers and community members
  • Very good oral and written communication skills.
  • Completion of Pharmacology, First Aid and Safe Management Training are mandatory
  • A valid Class G driver’s license and willingness to drive
Locations: Oakville, Burlington, Mississauga, Georgetown, Halton Hills

Hours of Work: Applicants should be able to work up to 24 hours a week, days/ afternoons/evenings /night awake and weekend shifts, rotational and on-call.