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Personal Support Worker

  • Part Time
  • Thunder Bay, ON
  • Will need to provide Criminal Records Check if hired
  • 2023-05-30

Individual's Family Supported by Lutheran Community Care

Seeking a responsible and patient Support Worker to work with a forty-six year old man in his own home.  This gentleman has been diagnosed with a developmental disability and has Prader Willi Syndrome. He receives 24 hour support from his support staff. He is passionate about cars and enjoys reading books/magazines about them and attending car shows. He also loves dogs and has his own dog that he walks daily.

Support staff are responsible for:

  • Preparing meals
  • House work
  • Taking the individual into the community to participate in activities
  • Building upon and learning new skills
  • Ensuring medication is taken on schedule
  • Assisting with activities of daily living (ie. supporting hygiene)
  • Providing guidance and redirection
  • Providing support through challenging behaviours
  • Keeping other staff and client’s family apprised of important information in a timely manor
  • Providing support to appointments
  • Respecting the individual’s right to make choices

The successful applicant will:

  • Be available to work weekends, especially Sundays.
  • Exercise flexibility and patience.
  • Work well independently.
  • Be a self-starter and offer opportunities to take part in new activities.
  • Provide an updated criminal records check.
  • Have the ability to work three to four per month (shifts may be 8 hours, 16 hours or 24 hours).
  • Provide 2 references.

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