Support Worker

Job Type

Part Time
Contract

Published

06/12/2018

Start Date

06/29/2018

Application Deadline

06/23/2018

Address

4 Florence Street
202
Ottawa
Ontario
K2P 0W7
Canada

Description

Love helping people? We’re looking for passionate, hardworking, and self-directed people to join our team of caregivers. Spark Inc is an innovative and award-winning organization that matches clients to the best one to one care in the community.


Our client is a 23-year-old male currently residing in Kanata. After being involved in a motor vehicle accident, he is living with an acquired brain injury. He requires assistance with day to day living including supervision, meal preparation, light housekeeping, laundry, and organization. The successful candidate must have access to a vehicle and must have experience working with individuals with acquired brain injuries. Experience working under regimented protocols and working in a multi-disciplinary team is an asset. 


Some of his interests include socializing, sports, ted talks, and music (everything from listening, playing, creating, recording, mixing, etc)


Hours:


Saturdays from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm


Rate of Pay: $18/hr

 

Spark is looking to hire motivated, dedicated, and experienced Support Workers. In this role, you’ll be supporting individuals in the community requiring direct care with personal hygiene, meal preparation, organization, and light housekeeping.

 

Care is tailored to each person, so each position is unique. Some clients need mainly in-home support. Others require support participating in community activities. Whatever the circumstances, we want people who will genuinely care about their wellbeing.

 

Why Choose Spark?

 

At Spark, we value community, work life balance and career development. To help foster your personal and professional growth, we partner with Spark U, a nonprofit focused on equipping, educating, and empowering caregivers. Spark U makes your job easier so you can focus more on you and your clients.

 

Whatever our clients’ age, background, or circumstances, we help them choose the perfect fit from our handpicked team of passionate, skilled and committed caregivers. As a caregiver with Spark, you have a voice in the matching process. We believe that your input will foster the best long-term relationships with your clients. At Spark you’ll have flexibility, autonomy and a team who truly cares about you. 


Requirements


  • Cover letter outlining why you would be a great match for Spark. Tell us who you are!


  • Valid First Aid and CPR level C certification


  • Smartphone with a data plan


  • Criminal Record & Vulnerable Sector Check (within the last 12 months)


  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team


  • Access to a vehicle to transport clients to and from activities in the community


  • University or College education in a related field


Become a Sparkler and help our clients believe in a different story.

 

Whatever your age, ability, orientation, ethnicity, race, culture, religion or gender identity - you are welcome. Our community is stronger and more vibrant when it is more diverse. 


Level of Language Proficiency

English, fluent

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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