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ConnectWell Community Health is seeking a Respite Worker to work in our Adult Day Service & Respite Home Program. The position would rotate between different Day Service and Respite Programs which keeps the employee experience fresh and engaging. Schedule will include 2 Saturdays per month and 1 evening per month. Lots of day shifts are included in this schedule. This position includes HOOPP.

Position Summary: Duties include providing direct care support to individuals with complex medical, physical and developmental needs as part of a team of support professionals.

• Diploma or Degree in one of the Social Sciences or Health related field or combined education & experience.
• Attention to detail, ability to prioritize and time management skills.
• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication.
• Substantial and proven experience in working with adults with special needs. As well as experience working within day program and respite/share care environments.
• Work independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary team.
• Function as part of a support team for residential & Share Care respite programs.
• Provide personal tasks as required for individuals being supported.
• Implementation of individualized goals and objectives including medical & behavior protocols.
• Flexibility in completion of job-related tasks.

Reporting Relationship: The successful candidate will report to the Share Care & Day Program Coordinator.

An offer of employment will be conditional upon the candidate completing a Vulnerable Sector Screening which includes a criminal reference check and proof of COVID vaccinations (2 doses).


Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume detailing their qualifications and interest in the position. Application deadline is June 21, 2024. Applications should be sent to the attention of Sarah Mattey,

ConnectWell is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If at any stage in the selection process you require accommodation due to a disability, please contact Sarah Mattey @ let us know how we can assist you.

ConnectWell Community Health is also committed to equity, diversity and inclusivity and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples, racialized persons/persons of colour and those who identify as women, persons with disabilities and LGBTQ+ persons.
ConnectWell URS Respite Worker Job Description

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