Permanent Full Time Developmental Worker
Reference Number: 20201014.01
Why choose Hope’s Home?
Hope’s Home offers unique and competitive benefits, beyond just monetary value. We believe that organizational culture is the most important factor and we work hard to make sure it is top-notch and suited for everyone. A glimpse at some of our benefits:
- Health and dental is 100% covered by Hope’s Home. We also offer Long term disability, life insurance, and critical illness packages.
- With education being a main philosophy, we greatly encourage professional development opportunities, and we make it as easy as possible to access them.
- We are a family first working environment. This means we understand that things happen, and situations need to be dealt with. Whether that’s a family emergency or a minor crisis – you can ask for the time you need, stress free.
- 25% off discount for childcare services and first priority admission so you can work without the stress of traditional childcare fees.
- You pick your pension contribution (between 1-5%) and Hope’s Home will match it up to 5%. Meaning you could be putting away an extra 5% of your earnings for FREE.
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.
- Reading text
- Oral communication
- Working with others
- Problem solving
- Decision making
- Job task planning and organizing
- 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.)
- First Aid Certificate
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate
- Legally Entitled To work in Canada
- Vulnerable Sector Check Required
- Criminal Record Check Required
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: Permanent, Full Time. Monday – Friday, 8 hour shifts.
Salary: Starting at $14.55/hr (Depending on certifications and Experience)
Location: Regina South
Apply by: October 28th, 2020.