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Part-Time Support Worker

CompanyBeth Tikvah Foundation of Hamilton
Date PostedMar 4, 2019
Closing DateJun 1, 2019
Position isPart-Time Regular Permanent
Wage$ 14-17 per hour
Hours per Week10-35

Job Description:

Job purpose

To professionally work as part of a team to provide quality ongoing primary support for Individuals in a residential setting, maximizing their potential in a safe environment.

Duties and responsibilities

  1. To follow Beth Tikvah’s philosophy of community integration and adult living, and implement agency policies and procedures at all times.


  1. Medical/Health and Safety Responsibilities
  • Support Individuals in all areas of physical/health needs.
  • Within 24 hours of occurrence, write up Incident Reports/Seizure Reports and submit to supervisor.
  • Working knowledge of the emergency pager system and ability to implement when necessary.
  • Working knowledge of location’s fire and safety procedures as well as a basic knowledge of first aid and ability to implement as necessary.


2. Communication Responsibilities

  • Responsible for enhancing Individuals’ communication skills.
  • Proper utilization of Communication Binder and appropriate follow up.
  • Become completely familiar with each Individual’s history on their caseload.
  • Prepare shift reports daily.
  • Redirect to Supervisor for issue clarification and concerns.
  • Attend house meetings.
  1. Life Skills Responsibilities
  •  Assist and support Individuals in enhancing their interpersonal/social skills.
  • Assist and support Individuals with regards to the awareness of one’s Judaic or any other religious background.
  • Assist and support Individuals in their leisure time activities.
  • Assist and support Individuals with regards to their daily living skills.
  • Assist and Support Individuals in increasing their ability to work in an appropriate manner in their work environment.
  • Assist and support Individuals with regards to maintaining relationships with family, staff and significant others.
  • Assist as necessary in following through on Individuals appointments.
  1. Program Responsibilities
  • Assist in the implementation of individual programs.
  • Submit any medical changes to Supervisors within 24 hours.
  1. Administrative Responsibilities
  • Participate in regular scheduled supervision with appropriate supervisor.
  • Follow through on directives within a time frame given by Supervisors.
  • Attend meetings and in-service training sessions as directed by Supervisors.
  • Responsible for completing a personnel time sheet and submit to the supervisor for approval.                                         
  1. Other
  • Responsible for daily household living maintenance.
  • Liaise with other agency staff and families, as required.
  • Other related duties as assigned..

Work Site Location

Work Site is Bus Accessible



This position requires knowledge of the philosophy of working with individuals with special needs. 


  • A minimum of 1 year of experience working with special needs individuals
  • Ability to obtain and maintain first-aid/CPR


  • Completion of University or College program in a related field

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Education Required


How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to Kayla Helwig at khelwig@bethtikvahhamilton.org.

Those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Reference Number 001

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