Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley894 Pembroke Street West
Pembroke, Ontario K8A 5P8
Phone: 613-735-0659
Fax: 613-735-1373
info@cluov.ca

Careers

Note: Online video interviewing and/or teleconferencing interviews will be available during this time of social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Community Living Worker
(Contract, permanent, full-time, part-time, casual and apprenticeship positions )

Our agency is actively involved in the Upper Ottawa Valley Community in order to give the people we support the best possible opportunities, and to live their fullest and most extraordinary lives. Our office is located in Pembroke, however our agency provides supports from Deep River to Cobden. We have several homes in which 24/7 care is provided, and we also those living independently to assist with daily tasks, long term goals, and continued independence. Chat with us today and let us know which blend of care provision might be right for you.

We are currently recruiting for several available Community Living Worker positions. This role can vary from assisting with basic life skills, to providing personal care, to actively seeking employment and volunteer opportunities with the supported individual. We have a variety of positions currently available, as well as incredible opportunities to expand your knowledge, plus a fantastic benefits package for the right candidate(s).

Responsibilities:

  • Personal care including but not limited to: bathing support, feeding, oral and personal hygiene
  • Use of AIMS software for daily notes, access to ISPs, BSPs, serious occurrence, care professionals in the community, and individual networks, and more
  • Communication with team members, supervisors and managers of supports and services as needed
  • Provides not only for basic human needs, but also in the form of tools and methods to foster the fullest and best lives possible for all persons supported
  • Medication administration and treatment (training provided)
  • Controlled acts (training provided)
  • Non-violent crisis intervention application (training provided)

Qualifications:                     

Your skills, qualifications, and experiences will assist us to match you with current opportunities. CLUOV is invested in its employee’s passion and commitment. We train and promote internally. Requirements for this position include:

  • High school graduate
  • Post-secondary education in the field of human services (i.e. developmental services worker, social service worker, nursing); or a combination of education and experience that supports your application in this role
  • Valid driver’s licence, a reliable vehicle and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Current certifications: First Aid and CPR
  • Criminal record check
  • Willing to obtain a vulnerable sector screening
  • Vaccination status of a minimum of two doses must be provided
  • Proven excellence working both independently and in a team
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Experience supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities an asset, however extensive orientation and training for this will be provided
  • Experience with supporting individuals in other ways (i.e. ageing parents, family with history of disabilities and/or mental or physical illnesses) also an asset
  • Bilingualism is an asset, but not necessary
  • Experience working with dual diagnosis and challenging behaviours is an asset

Additional Information:

In addition to a competitive salary, employees start with three weeks of vacation and a very generous benefits package (OMERS pension plan, dental, health, etc.) At every stage in your employment with Community Living, we offer a supportive work environment from colleagues and management at any level. We also provide access to third-party, unlimited counselling services for employees and their family members at no charge. This is a positive and collaborative CUPE unionized workplace.

Salary for all available positions ranges from $18.00 – $26.88 per hour (this number reflects the current $3.00 an hour wage enhancement provided by the ministry). We can’t wait to hear from you!

Please send your resume in MS Word or PDF format to Jackie Morrison at jmorrison@cluov.ca