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Support Workers (Part time)

A Helping Hand Always Inc is presently looking for part-time Support Workers in the York Region. 
Qualifications include: 
 2-3 years experience of supporting children/teens/adults with special needs including Autism. 
must have a valid drivers licence/car 
must be able to work between 2pm - 8pm on most days 
must have police clearance along with 3 references 

The responsibilities of a support worker vary depending on the needs of the individual client. Typically they include:

  • Assessing the practical and emotional needs of a client and drawing up a care plan
  • Providing emotional support by talking to clients and listening to their problems and concerns
  • Assisting with domestic tasks such as cooking, cleaning, washing and shopping
  • Helping clients to budget and handle money
  • Helping clients participate in leisure activities
  • Advising clients on practical issues
  • Making case notes and completing a log book
  • Accompanying clients in meetings with other agencies and healthcare professionals
  • Training clients in life skills
  • Collating data and statistics and undertaking administrative duties
  • Working with clients' families to help them to support clients in the most effective way possible
  • Liaising with other support workers, social workers and relevant members of the health care profession
  • Attending meetings and training courses with colleagues

Posted 30th March 2013