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

DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES WORKER
Our client is a 21-year-old man living with ASD living in the Beacon Hill area of Ottawa. He is currently looking for a caregiver to assist  homework and developing life skills that foster independence, accompany him into the community and engage him in his favourite leisure activities. Our clients have a wide range of interests that include  animals, Pokemon-go, art, science experiments, karate, horseback riding! You would be the ideal candidate to work with us if you are someone that has experience with behaviours and redirection and you are reliable.

HOURS
Monday-Friday from 10 am - 4 pm or weekend afternoons. 
Flexible scheduling options are available

RATE OF PAY
$25/hr


Requirements

  • Cover letter outlining why you would be a great match for Spark. Tell us who you are!
  • Valid First Aid and CPR Standard level C certification
  • Smartphone with a data plan
  • Criminal Record & Vulnerable Sector Check (within the last 12 months)
  • DSW Certification 

Assets

  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • University and/or College education in a related field
  • Driver’s License “G” class with access to a vehicle

Spark is looking to hire motivated, dedicated, and experienced Developmental Service Workers. In this role, you’ll be supporting individuals in the community requiring direct care with personal hygiene, behaviour management, 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 University, a non-profit focused on connecting, educating, and empowering caregivers. Spark U provides you with learning opportunities to make sure you are providing quality care for your clients. You can check them out at www.sparku.ca

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.

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 and inclusive.

Check us out: www.sparkcares.ca

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