Full-Time Direct Support Professional - Adult Supported Group Living Services - Beam Street

Beamsville, ON

Application Deadline: July 17, 2024


Position Title:

Full-Time Direct Support Professional - Adult Supported Group Living Services - Beam Street


Nature of Position:

We are seeking dedicated and compassionate Direct Support Professionals to join our team on a full-time, permanent basis. The successful candidate(s) will be tasked with providing a variety of personalized supports for individuals who currently reside in our Adult Supported Group Living Services. This role requires a commitment to work an hour base of 80 hours per pay period (bi-weekly), ensuring the highest quality of care and support is provided to our residents.


Responsibilities and Duties Include, but are not Limited to:


Case Management and House/Team Responsibilities:

  • Assist with task assignments and contextual work explanation under the direction of the Team Lead.
  • Aid individuals in financial matters such as annual budget planning and tax preparation.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of Individual Support Plans (ISP) and Person-Centered Plans (PCP).
  • Facilitate medication setup and reconciliation on a weekly basis.
  • Conduct home inspections and ensure compliance with regulations and agency policies.


Client Service:

  • Foster client-centered approaches to encourage skill development, self-determination, and community inclusion.
  • Provide personal care with respect for individual dignity and preferences.
  • Implement program activities and goals while networking within the community for inclusion opportunities.



  • Maintain clear and effective communication with stakeholders through various formats.
  • Provide positive feedback to clients, supervisors, and external parties.
  • Ensure accurate documentation and reporting in compliance with regulatory requirements.



  • Collaborate respectfully with colleagues and contribute to a positive workplace environment.
  • Participate in team meetings and share information for consistency of care.


Quality and Standards of Performance:

  • Ensure safety, security, and wellness of clients and colleagues.
  • Adhere to all applicable legislation and contribute to identifying areas for improvement.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development and training.


Behavioral Competencies:

  • Advocating for Others (Level 3) – Calculates impact of actions or words;
  • Collaboration (Level 3) – Encourages others;
  • Creative Problem Solving & Decision Making (Level 3) – Understands and acts on basic relationships;
  • Fostering Independence in Others (Level 3) – Delegates;
  • Initiative (Level 3) - Thinks and plans ahead;
  • Interpersonal Relations & Respect (Level 3) – Effectively uses empathy;
  • Resilience (Level 4) – Delivers results with a high level of consistency over a long period of time.
  • Threshold Competencies: Flexibility; Values and Ethics; Self-Control; and Service Orientation.


Required Skills, Education, and Knowledge:

  • The candidate(s) must have a relevant 2-year Community College Diploma, related University Degree or equivalent experience in the field.
  • Police clearance with vulnerable sector screening.
  • A valid G driver's license and insurable by the agency’s insurance company.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and ability to respond to individual needs and crisis situations in a calm, productive manner.
  • Well-developed organizational and communication skills are essential.
  • Experience working with and following Behaviour Support Plans (BSP’s)
  • Must be available to work, days, evenings, sleep shifts, weekends, and, must be committed to be available for call in shifts.


Thank you in advance for your interest in this position. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 


Please inform us of any accessibility accommodations needed during the recruitment process when we contact you. 


Community Living Grimsby, Lincoln & West Linc

Community Living Grimsby, Lincoln & West Linc

Community Living is a non-profit charitable organization that has a proud, caring team of participants, families, volunteers and professionals. We are dedicated to providing quality supports and service to people with developmental disabilities and their families, located in West Niagara, through opportunities for personal growth and community involvement.

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