Full Time, Permanent
Thunder Bay
Posted 1 week ago
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As part of a multi-disciplinary team, the 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 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.
The Developmental Support Worker helps the family maintain or improve its ability to preserve itself as a healthy and effective system by engaging the primary caregivers, the siblings and any extended family or community members who have a vested interest in the child and family.

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

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Must have:  A satisfactory criminal records check; required to work flexible hours; a valid Class “G” Driver’s License; access to a reliable, personal vehicle; and $1,000,000 liability vehicle insurance.

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.

Post expires at 3:00pm on Tuesday June 7th, 2022

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