MOMENTUM, our focus is on enhancing futures! We offer
programs to individuals who have a developmental and/or intellectual disability
to help them live healthy and active lives in their communities. Our programs
provide a stable, supportive environment for our residents so they can maintain
independence in daily living. We know our clients are happier at home and in
their communities, and we have a fantastic team of people who help them stay
there. We achieve the highest standards in health care quality because we know
people depend on us for safe, professional, dependable care.
We are currently looking to hire candidates for our location(s) in: St. John's / Metro, NL
Momentum we strive to hire with â€˜fitâ€™ in mind. We look for candidates
that fit in with Momentumâ€™s core values: Integrity; Quality; Community; Action;
Developmental Support Worker must have excellent decision making and
problem-solving skills; must be caring and enjoy working with others; have a
good work ethic; possess a positive attitude; be a supporting team member; and
can build positive relationships with the clients in our care, helping them to
work towards their independence where possible.
The DSW is
residents in maintaining safe and healthy lifestyles, and monitoring for
changes in their general health, appearance, behavior, and patterns of
a crisis, defuse the situation, determine an intervention strategy, and contact
all residents in making healthy choices and following any pre-established
orders by medical professionals.
and supporting residents in daily activities, which may include, but not
limited to, household chores, recreational activities, learning activities,
physical fitness activities, and money management.
and maintaining a clean, safe, and secure environment for residents.
residents with personal hygiene skills and tasks.
required, on-going training within Momentum and the Regional Health Authority
required timeframes and meeting required competency levels.
2 years post-secondary education or
Service Worker Diploma, Community Support Worker Diploma, Human Services
2 years experience working with adults with intellectual disabilities and/or
co-occurring mental health disorders; or
combination of education and experience may be considered
Conditions of Employment:
CPR/First Aid Certificate
certificate indicating good health
TB skin test
Record of Conduct
of COVID-19 Vaccination Status
Not quite there?
Momentum provides Pre-Employment Training in:
Crisis Prevention Intervention
ability to work as part of a team
decision making and problem-solving skills
communication skills, both oral and written
report writing abilities
to training and development
Ranges from $17.63 - $18.33 per hour as per collective
*This is a unionized position with NL
Association of Public and Private Employees
Hours of Work:
This position is Part-Time / Casual, leading to Full-Time.
For more information about Momentum, please visit our website at: https://momentumsupport.ca/