Developmental Support Worker (DSW)

Part Time Support Worker (Developmental Services Worker (DSW) Diploma, or Social Services Worker (SSW) Diploma, or Child and Youth Worker (CYD) Diploma or University Degree).

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $19.21 per hour


  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Full Job Description

Organizational Profile 

We are looking to hire qualified Developmental Services Worker (DSW) for one of our reputable clients in Mississauga, ON who support for people with an intellectual disability since 1955. We provide a variety of supports and services to people who have an intellectual disability, including residential, employment resources, community engagement, supported independent living, respite, and day programs. Our mission is to provide support to people to ensure their quality of life in the community is meaningfully improved, promoting inclusion and independence.

Location: Toronto, Brampton, Mississauga, Markham, ON

Description of Position

Support people who have an intellectual disability, based on each person’s personal support plan.

Support may include assisting with daily activities, personal care, medication administration and meal preparation.

Promote community inclusion, independence, self-determination and self-expression for each person.

Support people to identify, work towards and achieve their personal goals and dreams.

Accurate and timely completion of electronically maintained documentation.

This is a permanent, part time opportunity with a set schedule but does require some flexibility. Available shifts include, days, evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays.


Completed or enrolled and actively pursuing a Developmental Services Worker (DSW) Diploma, or Social Services Worker (SSW) Diploma, or Child and Youth Worker (CYD) Diploma or University Degree. Consideration will be given to applicants who are actively enrolled in one of these diploma programs, and/or who have or are actively pursuing a university degree in a related discipline.

Experience working or volunteering with people who have an intellectual disability.

Valid Ontario Driver’s License (Class G or G2); access to a reliable vehicle.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, nonverbal, written).

Ability to work collaboratively within a team and with families as necessary.

Proficient in PC computer environment that utilize MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and other software.

Current Standard First Aid / Level C CPR Certificate.

Bilingualism in English/French or other language would be considered an asset.

Are you fluent in French

Why Join our Team?

Our client is a leader in providing support to people who have an intellectual disability. You’ll be joining a diverse, inclusive and passionate team of employees who are dedicated to making a meaningful difference in the lives of people.

We offer:

The opportunity to make a meaningful difference in someone’s life

On-going learning and career development opportunities

Access to exclusive discount offers and savings on entertainment, travel, attractions, shopping, health, wellness, sports and more

Membership in a defined contribution pension plan (subject to meeting eligibility requirements)

Flexible schedule

Employee and Family Assistance Program

Employee Recognition & Rewards Programs

Friendly, respectful, supportive and inclusive work environment

You will be required to submit proof of full vaccination.

Aryal Health Care Inc. values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. (AODA). If you require an accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact our Human Resources Department.

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.

Job Category: DSW

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