Shifts vary 8am-4pm, 5pm-9pm and on weekends 10am-5pm
We take pride in the work that we do, as we provide support people who have a developmental disability who are a part of their communities daily. Join our dedicated team of Support Workers who provide support and direct supervision of adults with developmental, physical and emotional challenges.
Why M.P A.
Career development opportunities
Positive, respectful and inclusive work environment
What You Will Be Doing?
Promote community inclusion, independence and self-determination for the people we support
Support individuals to identify, work towards and achieve their dreams and personal outcomes
Participate in all activities of daily living (i.e. cleaning, cooking, medication dispensing, personal care, potential lifts and transfers)
Ability to problem-solve and work collaboratively within a team and with families
Complete all required documentation accurately and timely
Act as a resource and liaise with families and community agencies
What We Are Looking For?
A Developmental Services diploma or a university degree in Psychology, Sociology or a related field
Experience providing support to individuals who have a developmental disability to promote community inclusion, independence and personal choice
Excellent critical thinking, interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
Proficient with PC computer environment
A valid Ontario Driver’s License (Class G)
Experience with behavioural protocols an asset
Experience working with individuals who have dual diagnosis, autism, behavioural challenges and mental illness an asset
M.P.A. is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Codes and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), accommodations will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process. To better support your needs, please make your accommodation needs known in advance.
MY POSS-ABILITIES is dedicated to facilitating opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to realize their potential and dreams in their communities.
Our Core Principles include: Community development Self-Determination/ Courage Collaborating with community partners/ Safety Social Inclusion/Courage Learning and innovating/Resilency