Full Time Direct Support Professionals

Closing Date: July 30, 2021
Salary Range: starting at $19.90 per hour regular pay

E3 Community Services Inc.

Direct Support Professionals

Collingwood, Ontario

Are you someone who enjoys working independently while still being a part of a team? Do you enjoy supporting people to lead their best life possible?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, we have the job for you!

E3 Community Services Inc. is a multi-service agency offering a broad array of supports for children, and adults with developmental disabilities. The agency also provides programs to the broader community such as Day Care and EarlyON, as well as services such as ReUse Centre and Oasis by the Bay Vacation Suites.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for passionate Direct Support Professionals to assist individuals with developmental disabilities to find a satisfying and purposeful place in their community. In this role, you will provide support as well as maintain any assigned house responsibilities. You will participate in the planning process for residents and assist in development of strategies to achieve the plan. As well, you will assist with the maintenance of the work site and keep up to date with agency information, policies and guidelines. You will practice fiscal responsibility to residents and agency; maintain accurate client and agency records; follow reporting procedures and assume other administrative duties. You will promote safety and well being of self and others and act as a liaison between internal and external contacts. You will maintain professionalism in all aspects of duties and maintain current training standards in order to assist with nightly activities, promote the implementation of person-centred (directed) plans, and assist with aspects of personal care.

What experience/education do you need?

Education and experience in Developmental Services or a related field would be an asset.   A Human Service Diploma (DSW, SSW) or equivalent is a preferred qualification, as are First Aid/CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certifications, a valid Ontario Driver’s License and reliable transportation.  Please note that training in First Aid/CPR and NCI will be provided to successful candidates should they not already have these certifications. Working knowledge of French would be appreciated but is not required.

Benefits while working for E3:

  • Health, dental, life and retirement benefits for employees working 37.5 hours or more per week
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous Time Away from Work Policies (i.e. vacation)

We have Full Time shifts available

Covid precautions – Please note that successful candidates must provide a negative covid-19 test done within 2 weeks prior to the start date.

Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

E3 is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and inclusiveness across the organization. We believe in equal opportunity and it is our priority to ensure a barrier-free recruitment and selection process. If you are contacted for a position, please notify Human Resources of any accommodation needs you may have during the selection process. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all respondents for their applications but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.