DEVELOPMENTAL SUPPORT WORKER

Child Welfare
DEVELOPMENTAL SUPPORT WORKER 
Developmental Services
1- Permanent Full-Time
Location: Thunder Bay
Closing Date: July 16, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.

The Alternative Care Developmental Support Worker supports children and families who have a child or children with a developmental disability and to help them reach the child’s full potential. The Alternative Care Developmental Support Worker supports the family’s role as caregiver by assisting the family in addressing crisis, and assisting the family with understanding the individual needs of the identified child or children.

Qualifications and Requirements:  A two year Developmental Services Diploma from a recognized college is preferred. A minimum Child and Youth Worker diploma with extensive experience in Developmental Services practice is required. A minimum of three years’ direct experience working with clients who have a developmental disorder/disability is required; candidates without the specific education qualifications and where the position does not require certified qualification to practice, but who possess an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications will also be considered.

Hours of Work: 32.5 hours per week

Must have: A satisfactory Criminal Records Search; a valid Standard First Aid/CPR with a level “C” Certificate is recommended; work flexible hours, according to the needs of families; travel within the city of Thunder Bay; work in the homes and locations familiar to client families; must possess a Class “G” Driver’s License and have access to a reliable personal vehicle.

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Only those considered for an interview will be contacted. Dilico is committed to diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Dilico gives preference to Anishinabek people.