Empower Simcoe
  • 17-Mar-2023 to 31-Mar-2023 (EST)
  • Accommodations/Group Living
  • Barrie, ON, CAN
  • Part Time

Would you like to... work with an enthusiastic caring, inclusive and committed team; share new and creative ideas? If so, Empower Simcoe may be just the place for you!

We are presently accepting resumes for qualified and enthusiastic Direct Support Workers to work in our Accommodations Program in Barrie, Ontario. This position guarantees up to 59.5 hours bi-weekly.

Compensation Package:

  • Additional hours may be available with a minimum rate of pay of $23.65/hour;
  • 11 paid Statutory Holidays;
  • Confidential Employee Assistance program for you and for your immediate family;

Following the successful completion of probation:

  • Employer paid health and life insurance; employee/employer paid dental;
  • Employer paid sick and personal leave time;
  • Vacation hours;

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have a completed Degree or Diploma from an accredited college or university in the Human Services field (including, but not limited to: DSW, SSW, CYW, ECE, BSW, etc.);
  • Candidates who have a completed Degree or Diploma from an accredited college or university in an unrelated field must have 2 years full-time work experience directly supporting people;
  • Candidates must be available to work all shifts, including days, evenings, nights, weekends, and statutory holidays;
  • As a condition of hire, candidates must be willing to provide a current, clear criminal record check with vulnerable sector screening and a pre-employment medical;
  • A valid "Class G" driver's license and reliable transportation are considered an asset.


Our Direct Support Workers provide support to individuals with intellectual disabilities with all aspects of daily living within a group home setting. Responsibilities may include providing support during overnight shifts, personal care, household duties, meal preparation and finances. You may also support people to appointments or events to foster connections within the community.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or disability. Applications are encouraged from those who reflect the diversity of our community.

Submit application by:

4:00 p.m. Friday, March 31, 2023

We thank all those who apply for this position. However, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered. If you have any issues with the application process, please contact Human Resources at 705-726-9082 ext. 2255 or kmcnaught@empowersimcoe.ca.

Empower Simcoe is committed to being non-discriminatory and providing equal and barrier-free selection and appointment processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to this position, please let us know if you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process. Our inclusive culture empowers all of us to Be, Belong and Thrive.

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