Direct Support Professional - Brantwood @ the Job Fair Oct 11th!

Brantwood Community Services
$24.23 to $24.97 per hour
October 12, 2023
Hours of Work

Variety of shifts (including days, afternoons, evenings, nights and weekends)


Key responsibilities:

  • Provide behavioural supports based on the individualized needs of persons supported (i.e., mental, physical, spiritual behavioural, emotional)
  • Assisting with personal care (bathing, meal preparation, assisting with personal tasks etc.)
  • Administering medications
  • Assisting with the development of care plans and goal development 
  • Completing detailed documentation 
  • Implement and follow behaviour support plans 


Successful applicants will be required to provide (prior to employment):

  • Current Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Brantwood Pre-employment Health Form (to be completed by your health care provider)
  • 3 Year Drivers Abstract
  • Current Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED (Level A)
  • Copy of education and qualifications 

Skills and experience required:

  • Experience supporting individuals with multiple developmental diagnosis who communicate through non-verbal interactions
  • Demonstrated ability to reduce barriers for people supported
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate full inclusion for people with developmental disabilities in their community 
  • Required to travel with people supports in Brantwood vehicles and on public transit within the community of Brantford and area, occasional trips out of town


  • Valid G Driver's licence and access to reliable transportation
  • Post-secondary diploma/degree in developmental services or human services (i.e., PSW, SSW, CYW etc.), or a minimum of 3 years combination of education and direct experience
  • Current Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED (Level A)
  • Current NVCI training (preferred)
  • Must be team oriented
  • Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) considered an asset
  • Autism training is considered an asset


What Brantwood can provide for you: 

  • Optional Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
  • Variety of shifts (including days, afternoons, evenings, nights and weekends)
  • In lieu of benefits percentage (%12)
  • Shoe allowance
  • Afternoon/weekend shift premiums
  • Participation as a member of a solution-focused and inclusive team
  • Training, support and professional development opportunities
  • Meaningful work empowering people of all abilities to have a life of their choosing

How to Apply

Come meet this employer at the in person Job Fair on October 11th, 3pm-5pm at the Best Western (19 Holiday Drive). 
If you would like assistance with your job search or in applying to this position please contact St Leonard's Employment Services at 519-756-7665 or and let us know how we can help!