Applicants must be available to work a minimum of 30-40 hours per week. The Personal Support Worker role includes a combination of daytime, weekend, and evening shifts.
The Personal Support Worker is responsible for providing support to adults with disabilities in all aspects of daily living, while creating a feeling of home and family for Core Members (adults with disabilities) and others living in the household. They work in collaboration with their house team to ensure the well-being, growth and development of Core Members in the various aspects of their lives in accordance with Shekinah Homes Society’s principles, values and Essence of Life philosophy.
Personal Support Workers are expected to relate well with all Core Members and team members, and uphold a high standard of respect and care to those who put their trust in them. They will support and advocate for Core Members in all areas of their emotional and physical well-being. Personal Support Workers will ensure Core Members are comfortable and safe. They are reliable individuals who will take initiative in the home and develop and evolve their competencies. The Personal Support Worker is a participating, valued member of the house team and the Shekinah Homes community.