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13 May 2024

Part-Time Community Living Port Colborne-Wainfleet – Support Worker

Community Living Port Colborne-Wainfleet – Posted by jobgym225 Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Job description


Community Living Port Colborne-Wainfleet (CLPCW) is a charitable and progressive organization employing over 150 staff who deliver support to over 200 people with intellectual disabilities. Our organization has a proud 60-year history of providing developmental services and inclusive programs within the communities we serve.

Nature and Scope:

The organization provides inclusive supports to adults with intellectual disabilities and to their families including: service co-ordination, formalized planning, community connection, supported independent living, supported group living, respite, and advocacy for the people we support.

As one of the largest employers in the city of Port Colborne, Community Living Port Colborne-Wainfleet has a long and proud history of providing care and support to persons with intellectual disabilities living within our community.

Our Mission is to empower and support individuals to achieve their desired quality of life within the community. We value social inclusion, rights and responsibilities, dignity and respect, individuality and independence.

Reporting to the Manager, Group Living; the successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to our mission and values, will be passionate about working with people we serve, will embrace lifelong learning and are excited about positive change.

Duties/Responsibilities includes:

  • Daily Support: Support each person according to their ISPs and daily schedule considering the value of flexibility. Assist and support the person to make informed choices and decisions with consideration of responsibility as well as risks
  • Behavioral Support Plan/Behavior Support Strategies (BSP or BSS): Consistently implement the BSP or BSS, while ensuring that least restrictive interventions are always followed prior to more intrusive interventions. Ensure that all applicable documentation is completed. To demonstrate knowledge of behavioral intervention strategies in a consistent and professional way.
  • Activities: Introduce the person to a variety of meaningful activities so that he/she can make an informed choice/decision as to what he/she wants to continue/discontinue, utilizing community resources and systems i.e. churches in the denomination of the person, transportation, social activities, etc. Support the person in achieving positive and fulfilling roles within his/her community.
  • Standard of Needs and Care: Ensure the required support is provided to the person in all areas of his/her needs that include but are not exclusive to: medical, personal, physical, financial, psychiatric, equipment, hygienic, social, recreational, emotional etc. Ensure they are met on a day to day basis according to the person’s needs, wants and outcomes.
  • Medication: Support the person with proper administration and recording of medications and treatments, updating all prescription and non-prescription medication as required. Ensure medication/MAR sheets are accurate and up to date when you sign, ensure Medication Procedures are followed.
  • Communication: To support a person to communicate in different ways so they can express themselves effectively (to ensure the person has a voice). Also, communication with your coworkers to ensure that the continuity of care to each person supported is provided.


  • A diploma in Developmental Services, Social Services or related field
  • 2 years’ experience supporting people with physical and intellectual disabilities, Autism, mental health, and aggressive and challenging behavior preferred.
  • Willingness to work with challenging behaviors
  • A valid Full Class “G” Driver’s License

Competencies, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability and willingness to follow and implement supports from a Behavior Support Plan/ Behavioral Support Strategies.
  • Experience in supporting people in their daily activities
  • Knowledge and understanding of how to facilitate and support Person Centered Planning.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to take initiative.
  • Comfortable with computer applications an asset.

**Please indicate which shift(s) you are applying for**

  • Mon/Tues 5pm-10pm & Sat/Sun 8am – 2pm
  • Sat/Sun 3pm – 9pm
  • Sat/Sun Rotating 24 hours



How to Apply

How to Apply If you are interested in joining an organization that is person-centered, provides opportunities for continuous growth and education, offers a competitive wage, and a supportive onboarding experience, please email your cover letter and resume to: Nasstasia Keldo Human Resources Generalist Community Living Port Colborne-Wainfleet We thank all applicants in advance; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

Job Categories: Health. Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: $25.48.

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