Casual/Temporary Developmental Worker

Reference Number: 20200807.202

Job Summary.

Hope’s Home provides childcare services & supportive living homes for children with complex medical needs across SK. Our unique programs allow passionate individuals to make a difference in their communities. Visit our website for more information.

Hope’s Home operates in Regina, Saskatoon, Warman and Prince Albert. Our various locations will have an ongoing need for motivated individuals who are interested in joining our team to support our operations during this time. Temporary and casual Developmental Worker positions may come available at any given time; therefore, we are hoping to establish an ongoing list of qualified individuals who are willing and able to work casually and/or as needed on what could be short notice.

Responsibilities.

The Developmental Worker assists in providing integrated programming for all children in our care, at times working one-on-one with children to support personal care & development. DWs contribute to an environment that promotes learning, individuality, growth and development while upholding the highest standard for childcare. Shifts vary, including days, evenings, and weekends. Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborate with team to develop/implement integrated programming for children in a multi-aged home/daycare.
  • Provide programming and environment that promotes development of all children’s physical, emotional, social, communicative, cognitive and creative skills, while preserving their safety, health and well-being
  • Document developmental milestones for each child, set goals and create action plans
  • Promotes inclusion through engaging children’s interactions with one another and involvement in the community
  • Maintain a warm, caring, and responsive relationship with every child as well as a cooperative partnership with families
  • Contribute to a collaborative working relationship between the team, outside agencies, and community services.
  • Participate in on-going professional development, training and staff meetings.

Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities.

Skills.

  • Reading text
  • Oral communication
  • Working with others
  • Problem solving
  • Decision making
  • Job task planning and organizing

Abilities.

  • Able to handle physically demanding and challenging tasks
  • Strong interpersonal and public relation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Displays professionalism, leadership, awareness, and appreciation of diversity
  • Work as a team player and accountable in independent decision making
  • Able to work effectively with different behavioral physical disorders
  • Physical ability to maneuver equipment required by children (lifts, wheelchairs, standing frames, etc.)

Qualifications.

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate
  • Legally Entitled To work in Canada
  • Vulnerable Sector Check Required
  • Criminal Record Check Required

Education.

Completion of (at least) one of the following:

  • Disability Support Worker Program
  • Education Assistant Program
  • Rehabilitation Worker Program
  • Recreational Therapist Program
  • Kinesiology Degree- Adaptive Physical Activity
  • ECE Certificate OR other relevant and applicable education with diverse needs, with minimum 1 year of experience.

Preference will be shown to those with the following:

  • Ventilator experience/training
  • Mandt System training
  • Transfer, lifting, and reposition training
  • Sign Language training
  • Learning Language and Loving it Training
  • Grade 12 and university students welcome. Experience with diverse needs is a must

 

Job Types: Temporary, Casual

Salary: $14.55 – $21.08 /hour (Depending on certifications and Experience)