Direct Support Professional (DSP)
Looking for a new job opportunity to change your life for the better? Wanting a meaningful career in which you can improve someone’s quality of life as well as your own? Considering a new challenge working with people that is both fulfilling and rewarding at the same time? If yes, then explore a rewarding career as a Direct Support Professional (DSP) at the Weyburn Wor-Kin Shop Corp.
At the Weyburn Wor-Kin Shop Corp., you can provide a positive and rewarding difference to a person with intellectual disabilities, while at the same time improving your own sense of worth and meaning in your life. The goal is to foster both caring and trusting relationships between participants and yourself, while in a positive working environment.
The Direct Support Professional works to provide direct support on many levels to the needs of participants with intellectual disabilities in several areas. These include person-centered planning, life skills development, education, recreation, and health and well-being. The overall goal is to learn the wants, needs, and desires of each individual, and to incorporate these into the daily activities and program planning. Music therapy, artistic therapy, recreation, work scenarios, volunteerism, cooking, gardening, personal hygiene, and light housekeeping all lend to help participants learn necessary skills to apply to daily living.
The Direct Support Professional will aid and work with participants at a state-of-the-art facility, during a Monday to Friday work week from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. The position includes competitive wages and full benefits, including a 4% matching pension from the employer. Training is included and no experience is necessary. A background in employment at a care home, school, nursing home, or day care setting would be an asset. A clean criminal record with a vulnerable person’s check is required.
MoneySense magazine just recently ranked Weyburn as the Best Place to Live on the Prairies 2018 for the second year in a row. It was rated in the top 5 places to live in Canada, and in the top 50 places to raise a family in Canada. Weyburn is a thriving and successful community with many opportunities for growth, opportunity, and family life.
For more information please contact:
Dana at Knibbs/associates Sourcing People
306.848.0042 ext 6
Or send your resume to [email protected]
Job type: Full-time