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Personal Care Attendant / Brain Injury Support Worker – Part Time – Outreach Attendant Services & Brain Injury Program – Lanark, Ashton, Arnprior and Surrounding area – East Region

At March of Dimes Canada, our collective work matters. As a leading national charity backed by a history of more than 70 years of impact, we’re dedicated to being Canada’s leading service provider, resource, and advocate, empowering people with disabilities to live and thrive in communities nationwide.

Our collective efforts are rooted in our Purpose, Vision, and Mission, which inform how we drive all our work forward:
• Purpose: Champion equity. Empower ability.
• Vision: An inclusive, barrier-free society for people with disabilities. 
• Mission: To be Canada’s leading service provider, resource, and advocate, empowering people with disabilities to live and thrive in communities nationwide. 

Our Community Support Services (CSS) team provides essential services that enable our clients to thrive. Whether... their disability is physical, the result of brain injury, or aging, our more than 2,000 team members assist clients in their homes and across communities, to live as independently as possible.

This Opportunity:

We are currently looking to fill (1) (Part Time) - Personal Care Attendant role known internally as Support Service Attendant / Brain Injury Support Worker in our Outreach Attendant Services / Brain Injury Program in Ashton, Almonte and Surrounding area – East RegionFlexible schedule including mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays, variable hoursper week.

Starting wage is $21.14, with paid travel time and mileage, inclusive of the government top up for hours directly supporting the clients.

Roles and responsibilities:
• Assists clients in their own homes with non-medical activities of daily living in accordance with individual service plans and with March of Dimes Canada policies and procedures:
• Personal care
• Lifts and Transfers
• Rising/retiring
• Bowel and bladder procedures
• Meal preparation and feeding
• Range of motion exercises
• Other light housekeeping duties
• Performs duties in a professional manner, which respects the dignity and right to privacy and maintains consumer and staff health and safety.
• Provide one to one support and group support within the home and community toadults with an Acquired Brain Injury with activities of daily living, personal care, and rehabilitation planning.
• Communicate with consumer, family, and team members.
• Work a variety of shifts based on a rotational schedule (combination of days, evenings and weekends)

Qualifications and experience:
• High School graduate or equivalen
• Current Standard First Aid and CPR certification, or the ability to obtain within 3 months of employment.
• Experience working withphysical disabilities, older adults, or as an informal caregiver considered an asset but not required
• Working knowledge of BI and rehabilitation
• Knowledge of and abilities in transferring, lifting, bowel and bladder routines and other attendant care duties.
• Physical Demands Self Analysis required upon hire.
• Good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, including de-escalation techniques.
• Proven consistency in work performance, including reliability and flexibility
• Proven teamwork abilities
• Experience with mental health and behaviour management skills an asset.
• Ability to speak, read, and write English.
• Ability to work flexible and regularly scheduled hours, including evenings and weekends
• Driver’s license, and reliable means of transportation is a requirement of the position to travel to and from client homes.

Need accommodations? We're here to help!

MODC is committed to a workforce that is reflective of the diverse populations we serve. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds and abilities. In accordance with accessibility and human rights legislation across Canada, MODC will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities and other protected needs. If you require accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive, equitable, accessible, and barrier-free.

Our Reconciliation, Equity, Accessibility, Diversity, and Inclusion (READI) approach

MODC is dedicated to building and advancing an inclusive and welcoming culture. It’s also why we’re focused on attracting, retaining, and supporting diverse people. Thanks to our progressive practices, team members of all abilities and backgrounds are encouraged to access the opportunities and supports they need to grow, thrive, and succeed. Our READI approach is rooted in our shared belief that championing equity and empowering ability starts by investing in our team members— and in our shared culture — so that we all feel included, safe, and confident at work every single day.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $18.14-$21.14 per hour

• Company pension
• Dental care
• Disability insurance
• Employee assistance program
• Life insurance
• Vision care

• Secondary School (preferred)

• Class 5 Licence (preferred)

Ability to Commute:
• Ashton, ON (required)

Ability to Relocate:
• Ashton, ON: Relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person


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