Direct Support Professional

Are you an enthusiastic, responsible and community minded individual interested in supporting an individual with a disability to live a self-directed life?

In the Company of Friends (ICOF) employers are individuals who self-direct and manage their own lives each day with help from friends and family. They live throughout Manitoba and hire Direct Support Professionals (DSP) based on their own unique needs. The role of each DSP varies depending on the person that hires them, but roles could include:

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Facilitating community engagement

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Facilitating meaningful relationships with friends, family and others

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Exploring and supporting work or volunteer opportunities

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Supporting independence through the development of personal and household skills

To learn more about Direct Support work visit
http://www.gov.mb.ca/fs/dsw/

To submit your resume for consideration from an ICOF Employer:
Email: employment@icof-life.ca
Subject Line: Support Worker for an ICOF Employer

Your resume will then be forwarded through our office to ICOF Employers in the region.
If you are being considered for a position, you will be contacted directly by the ICOF Employer or their supporters.

Now Hiring

Personal Support Worker Position

Looking for a personal support worker in Winkler area to work with a man living with a disability in his home. As a support worker you will work together with your employer to do daily tasks including but not limited to administering medication, preparing meals and bathing. We are currently looking to fill full or part time positions. Must be available every other weekend. Longer overnight shifts allow you to get hours quickly and spend more time at home. Experience is an asset but not required. Competitive wages based on experience.

The successful applicant will be able to:

  • build and grow a personal relationship with this gentleman -follow a behavioural plan
  • have good communication skills
  • be patient and understanding
  • enjoy doing activities both in and out of the house -have a valid driver’s licence (the employer has his own vehicle so owning a vehicle isn’t a need) -be able to provide clear record checks

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Required upon hire:

  • Criminal Record Check
  • Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • First aid and CPR certificate

Apply with your resume to:
Aeteamleader@gmail.com

Direct Support Professional in Winnipeg, near Garden City Shopping Centre

Position: Direct Support Worker for a lady in her home
Wage: $11.95 hour (applicable pension and benefits after probation period)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Start Date: ASAP
Schedule: Night shift staff (32 hours per week)
• 7 pm – 7 am Saturday
• 7 pm – 7 am Sunday
• 11 pm – 7 am Monday

Position Summary:
We are looking for someone who is vibrant, kind, and reliable to fill a night-shift position. The role would involve supporting the employer, a lady in their thirties. She enjoys engaging, watching television and occasionally going outdoors.

Qualifications:

  • Clear Adult Abuse Check and Criminal Record Check required
  • Previous experience in a direct support worker role is an asset though not a
    necessity. Using a lift system is a plus.
  • Reliable vehicle is an asset but not a requirement

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with housekeeping activities
  • Supporting the employer with meal preparation
  • Assisting the employer with personal care
  • Accompanying the employer for medical appointments
  • Supporting the employer in taking brief walks outdoors
  • The night shift staff position has the flexibility of being an asleep-overnight position. Staff are required to provide support to the needs of the employer as they arise during their shift.

Those who are selected will be contacted for a telephone interview, followed by an in-person interview.
Please send your cover letter and resume to Naomi Wanjiru: naomiofs@icof-life.ca

IN THE COMPANY OF FRIENDS (ICOF) is a funding model in Manitoba that empowers individuals with an intellectual disability to create and live the life they choose. With the guidance and support of a Support Network (unpaid family and friends), each individual chooses where to live, manages a budget, hires staff, and chooses where to work or volunteer.