Careers

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Community Living Sarnia-Lambton (CLSL) is a dynamic and innovative organization; with approximately 200 employees, we are continuously growing.  CLSL is a place where passionate people who like to work with people can find purpose and meaning in their everyday work, where it is possible to make a positive difference in another person's life.  It is more than a job, it is a calling.  Our work provides employees with opportunities to contribute to our community, to make connections with others, and to experience the feeling of satisfaction that comes from the knowledge that something worthwhile has been accomplished.

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If you are interested in helping us achieve our vision by supporting people with a disability in all aspects of their life, and meet the minimum eligibility criteria, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities

We are regularly looking for seeking part-time Direct Support Professionals who will assist people with a disability to achieve their personal goals and outcomes, foster independence and enable them to actively participate in all aspects of community life. This position will:

  • Assist in implementing person-directed support plans

  • Assist with activities of daily living and/or of personal care and promote choice, interpersonal and social skills, leisure and community participation, independence and self-esteem 
  • Assist with administration of medication, health treatments and medical appointments, as needed
  • Advocate for and ensure people with a disability’ rights, dignity, well-being and protection from harm 
  • Facilitate the involvement of family, volunteer and natural supports for people with a disability
  • Completion and follow up of data collection and documentation, as required 

Do you have?

  • Preferred education in developmental disabilities or human services (e.g. DSW, SSW, CYW, ECE, FSW, PSW)
  • OR a Developmental Services Worker Apprenticeship program is available through CLSL. 
  • Training in sign language, intervenor supports, or mental health interventions, is considered as an asset 
  • Preferred previous experience in various support setting(s) with proven ability to support persons who have autism, developmental disability, dual diagnosis, physical and sensory challenges, or who are medically fragile or technically dependent 
  • Valid "G" Driver’s License and use of a personal vehicle for transport of individuals, as necessary.
  • Current Standard First Aid and C.P.R. certificate, C.P.I. Certification, or be willing to obtain upon hire
  • A clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector screening.

Hours of Work

Guaranteed hours plus opportunities for additional shifts.
May include days, afternoons, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. You must also be available to accept call-in shifts. 


Application Questionnaire

Please complete the questionnaire to assist us in determining if your experience and education meet our current needs.

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Current Career Opportunities

 

The Executive Assistant/Office Manager is responsible for providing comprehensive support to the ED, Board of Directors, and Management Team, as well as be responsible for managing CLSL’s central office operations and assisting with public relations, events planning and communications. This dynamic position requires the ability to anticipate needs, think critically, and offer solutions to problems with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.

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POSITION SUMMARY


Reporting to the Director of Housing or their designate, the successful applicant will oversee and supervise assigned residential sites / housing options for residents who have an intellectual disability, some of whom may also be dealing with physical challenges, Autism Spectrum Disorder, behavioural support needs, Fetal Alcohol Effects and/or mental health challenges; oversee implementation of individualized support planning/goal setting for residents; participate in hiring, direct, and schedule residential support staff; promote positive, pro-active home & work environments; ensure adherence to quality assurance & regulations and with CLSL’s policies and procedures; and, liaise with other support options.

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