Are you a passionate, hardworking, and self-directed individual? Are you looking for a rewarding career in health care? The Sparklers want you to join our Team.
COMPLEX CARE WORKER
Our client is a 15 year old male living in Ottawa South. Living with Autism he requires assistance integrating into the community and learning about social norms. His interests include drawing, swimming, walks, museums and movies. He is a big guy and can have some challenging behaviours although most of the time he is a friendly giant. The ideal candidate would have experience working with teenagers with autism, and an updated Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certificate or similar. You would be a great match if you can set clear boundaries and enjoy working as a team.
Monday - Friday from 6:30 am - 8:30 am
Anticipated Start Date: Immediate
Cover letter outlining why you would be a great match for Spark. Tell us who you are!
Valid First Aid and CPR level C certification
Smartphone with a data plan
Criminal Record & Vulnerable Sector Check (within the last 12 months)
Experience working with individuals with mental health diagnoses
CPI and/or NVCI training
University or College education in a related field
Spark is looking to hire motivated, dedicated, and experienced Child and Youth Support Workers. In this role, you'll be working with children and youth in the community living with Autism Spectrum Disorder, varying mental illnesses, and behavioural challenges. Care is tailored to each person, so each position is unique. Some clients need mainly in-home support. Others require support participating in community activities. Whatever the circumstances, we want people who will genuinely care about their wellbeing.
Why Choose Spark?
At Spark, we value community, work life balance and career development. To help foster your personal and professional growth, we partner with Spark U, a nonprofit focused on equipping, educating, and empowering caregivers. Spark U makes your job easier so you can focus more on you and your clients. Whatever our clients' age, background, or circumstances, we help them choose the perfect fit from our handpicked team of passionate, skilled and committed caregivers. As a caregiver with Spark, you have a voice in the matching process. We believe that your input will foster the best long-term relationships with your clients. At Spark you'll have flexibility, autonomy and a team who truly cares about you.
Become a Sparkler and help our clients believe in a different story.
Whatever your age, ability, orientation, ethnicity, race, culture, religion or gender identity - you are welcome. Our community is stronger and more vibrant when it is more diverse.