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March of Dimes Canada

March of Dimes Canada is a not for profit organization that assists children and adults with physical disabilities.

Position:  Support Service Attendant

Region:  Durham Region

Location/Lieu: Whitby and Oshawa

Position/Poste: Support Services Attendant- 2 part-time positions required

Duties/Fonctions: Assists consumers in their own homes with non-medical activities of daily living in accordance with individual service plans and with March of Dimes Canada policies and procedures:

  • Personal care
  • Lifts and Transfers 
  • Rising/retiring
  • Bowel and bladder procedures
  • Meal preparation and feeding
  • Range of motion exercises
  • Other light housekeeping duties 

March of Dimes Canada provides 24-hour attendant care to its consumers. The Support Services Attendants will be required to work multiple shifts (i.e. work days, evenings, weekends) that vary between locations.

Qualifications/Compétences requises:
  •  High School graduate or equivalent
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR certification 
  • Experience working with people with physical disabilities, experience/knowledge/understanding of Independent Living or Consumer based care.
  • Knowledge of and abilities in transferring, lifting, bowel and bladder routines and other attendant care duties
  • Physical Demands Self Analysis Required upon hire
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work flexible and regularly scheduled hours
  • Valid driver’s license and/or reliable transportation

Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  Part-Time

Deadline for Application:  Monday, December 11, 2017

How to Apply:  

Salary Range: TBD

Deadline: 12/10/2017

Send application and resume to: Kathy Kelly, Community Support Supervisor, 107-139 Mary St N, Oshawa, ON L1G 7X1.
Fax: 905-404-8177 Email:

As part of its commitment to Employment Equity, March of Dimes Canada encourages applications from qualified members of the four designated groups: women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), March of Dimes Canada will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Location:  Whitby/Oshawa

Profession Type:  Personal Support Workers

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