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Relief Residential Support Worker

CompanyYWCA Hamilton
Date PostedMay 3, 2019
Closing DateMay 17, 2019
Position isPart-Time Regular
Wage$ 20.64 per hour
Hours per Week0-14

Job Description:

YWCA Hamilton is dedicated to strengthening women’s and girl’s voices, broadening their choices, building dynamic leadership and providing essential services that promote safe, inclusive and equitable communities

We offer a stimulating and challenging environment that values the diversity of individuals and ideas.


  • Opportunity for professional development and growth
  • Staff Fitness and Aquatic membership
  • Staff discounts for childcare and recreation


Key Function Areas:

In cooperation with program supervisor, full time staff and other part time and relief staff, will perform all duties and responsibilities in a productive, professional and cooperative manner which will contribute to the overall goals of the department and in keeping with general policies and guidelines of YWCA Hamilton. Ensure the physical and emotional well-being of individuals we support is maintained. Meet QAM Compliance and MCSS Legislation 299/10 Standards. Provide physical assistance/support as needed by individual in all areas of activities of daily living including but not limited to: physical lifting/transfers of residents, pushing/pulling mobility equipment/devices, bathing/toileting and hygiene routines, medication administration, meal preparation/feeding, chores/housekeeping, finances, socialization, recreation, and programming. All necessary administrative/documentation tasks are performed: client file documentation, implementation of behaviour support plans, behaviour data collection, daily logs, individual programming, checklists, chore lists, or other reports/tasks as assigned. Support services offered will maintain or increase individual’s independent living skills and personal growth.


Work Site Location

Various Locations in Hamilton
Work Site is Bus Accessible


  • Must have minimum college diploma in Social Service Worker (SSW) or currently enrolled in SSW program, Developmental Service Worker (DSW), Community Service Worker Diploma (CSW), Personal Support Worker Diploma (PSW)
  • Minimum 1-2 years work experience in a residential group living setting
  • Experience working with individuals who display challenging behaviours
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a tea

    Additional Information

    Thank you for your interest in YWCA Hamilton: As part of YWCA Hamilton’s commitment to Access and Equity, we strive to represent the diverse communities that we serve. Individuals who are First Nations, Métis, immigrant, refugee, lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender; and individuals with disAbilities and from racialized communities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process. Please inform us of any accommodation requests. Please Note: Only candidates selected for an interview will be con

    How to Apply

    To see full posting, please go to: https://www.ywcahamilton.org/careers/ 

    Please send resume with Job Code (R6-DS-2019) to jobs@ywcahamilton.org 

    Job Reference Number R6-DS-2019

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