About Us:

St. Amant supports over 2,200 people in Manitoba with developmental disabilities, autism and acquired brain injury. We are a not-for-profit organization that offers a wide range of supports for adults, children and their families. Our over 2,000 staff follow a person centered approach and adapt to the needs of each person and each family. St. Amant is guided by its core values of Collaboration, Hospitality, Excellence and Respect.

Who We Support:

St. Amant Community-based residential services provides supports to adults and children who have an intellectual disability in a manner that promotes respect, independence, self-determination, community participation and integration.

Position Summary:

The role of the Support Worker - bilingual is to provide support to people that receive services from the Community Residential Program at St.Amant. Support Workers provide support to people in their home and in the community, the level and type of support that is provided is specific to each person.

We provide comprehensive training to ensure that Support Workers have the knowledge and skills to do a great job. While many of our employees are hired with relevant experience, what we ultimately require is that Support Workers have values that match those of our organization.

Job Type: Part-time, Permanent, Temporary, Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekdays, Weekends

Wage: $17.57 (with the possibility of increments after probation)

Language: Bilingual imperative

*French language test will be conducted upon hiring*

What you need:

  • Grade 12 diploma or GED certificate
  • Full Valid Class 5 full or intermediate Driver’s license and driver’s abstract
  • Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination
  • Ability to attend and demonstrate learning in all required training including First Aid/ CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, and all other training as assigned
  • Clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check, Clear Child & Adult Abuse Registry Checks' (no older than 3 months)

Why work for us:

  • Paid Corporate Orientation
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Extended health and dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Trainings (First AID/CPR)
  • Vision Care
  • Emergency Travel Health
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Medical Accommodation
  • Free meals for shifts over 4 hours

Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties of the Support Worker will vary depending on the people being supported. The Support Worker is responsible to assist the people that they support in every area that is required and to support only the amount required. Some examples are:

  • Promoting friendships and relationships
  • Running Errands and Shopping
  • Clear and detailed written communication
  • Helping to facilitate financial purchases
  • Administering Medications
  • Performing Lifts and Transfers
  • Maintenance of House and Yard
  • Supporting Medically Complex Diagnosis
  • Goal Setting and Achieving
  • Support with intimate personal hygiene
  • Menu Planning and Cooking
  • Attending Medical Appointments

Experience you bring:

  • Positive, energetic, self-directed and person focused
  • Excellent interpersonal communications and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well with others as a part of a team, as well as alone - This means both giving and receiving feedback from co-workers
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to fast paced and ever changing environments
  • Ability to take initiative and effectively find solutions to problems or barriers
  • Physical ability to support people that may have mobility concerns or require assistance/ or Ability to effectively deal with behavioral situations

St. Amant is a bilingual organization. Proficiency in both official languages (French/English) would be considered an asset.

As a Condition of Employment, new hires must complete a series of Occupational Health checks. This includes the requirement to confirm immunization or immunity of specific communicable diseases. Successful applicants will also be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to start date.

St. Amant supports equitable employment practices and promotes an inclusive workforce representative of the people we support including diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, and identities. Applicants can request reasonable accommodations in all aspects of the selection and hiring process.

St. Amant, as part of an initiative entitled “Meaningful Connections”, seeks to expand the culture of support (“excellent caretaking”) to include an intentional focus on equipping a person with the opportunities and skills to develop relationships. The goal of this initiative is to have people we support exploring and establishing relationships with people in the community.