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Description: Bilingual Support Worker - Various Hours
Competition #: 999-R999-19
Posting Date: 02/25/2020
Status: Active
Type: External




Bilingual Support Worker - Various Hours - 999-R999-19
Various Shifts Available

 This is to create a pool of bilingual applicants for casual positions in our Supported Independent Living Program

** Please only apply to this position if you are bilingual in French and English** 

Posting Date:
Expiry Date:
Position Type:Casual
Position Status:Casual
Bi-Weekly Hours / FTE:Casual - Hours include days, evenings, weekends
Role Model:None


About Us

St.Amant is a non-profit organization, offering programs & services throughout Manitoba which support over 1600 children and adults with developmental disabilities and autism, and their families. We are committed to delivering person and family centered supports through individualized programs and services. St.Amant is guided by its core values of Collaboration, Hospitality, Excellence and Respect.

St.Amant welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Visit St.Amant online at www.stamant.ca


St.Amant’s community based 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. In keeping with the mission and values of St.Amant the community-based services promotes and protects people’s rights, liberty, and dignity according to the Vulnerable Person Living with a Mental Disability Act through ensuring that individuals have the right to live their own unique desired life by examining options and making informed choices.

Position Summary:

Direct Support Professionals in the Supported Independent Living Program (SIL) are responsible for the delivery of direct support to people with an intellectual disability who reside in various living arrangements in the communityThe DSP provides community services that align with St.Amant’s Mission & Values, provincial legislations and regulations. DSP’s strive to create opportunities for ongoing learning and empowerment, foster community relationships, and promote independence and the achievement of personal outcomes. We achieve this through expecting excellence in the following areas:

Relationships and Partnerships

  • Develop trusting, positive relationships with the people you support, their families, and friends
  • Support people to connect to their communities and access generic resources
  • Assist with building and maintaining relationships for the people you support
  • Actively support people in identifying and implementing their life goals
  • Develop trusting, positive relationships with all St.Amant stakeholders including our regulating bodies, and all other areas of services at St.Amant
  • Be respectful and welcoming of all people

Leadership and Management

  • Ability to work independently with minimal to no daily supervision
  • Ability to work as a team with the people you support, their families, friends, and team members
  • Demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness and critical thinking
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Respect the human dignity and uniqueness of the people you support and help others understand that all people have value
  • Educate the individuals you support on daily living tasks, such as household chores, meal planning, personal hygiene, budgeting and relationship building

Planning and Problem Solving

  • To be mindful, dedicated, and strategic when making plans or decisions and solving problems
  • Provide support to people through challenges that may arise
  • Ability to troubleshoot difficult situations to overcome barriers for each person receiving services

Pursuit of Excellence

  • Cultivate and support an environment that meets or exceeds the needs of the people you support and your team
  • Assist people to make informed decisions and accepting that is it their decision to make without influence or judgment
  • Assist the people to advocate for themselves and when possible; advocate for the person you support
  • Adjust priorities when responding to urgent and changing needs
  • Support people to achieve their best possible health as defined by them, including supporting people to identify and following up on any of their health concerns.
  • Ability to encourage, motivate and involve the individual you support in community activities

Teamwork and Collaboration

  • Use open and honest communication, seeking others input and feedback
  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings
  • Be accountable for one’s own actions and ensuring proactive response to concerns for safety, dignity, choice, suspected abuse, and neglect

Continuous Improvement

  • Promote training for yourself and team members
  • Willing to learn the best way to provide quality supports from the people receiving services, supervisors, team members, and the organization as whole


  • Grade XII Diploma or GED
  • Ability to obtain CPR and Emergency First Aid certification
  • Valid 5F Manitoba Driver’s License in good standing
  • Acceptable Criminal Record, Child Abuse Registry, Adult Abuse Registry and Prior Contact Checks
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and oral (English in all positions, French is designated bi-lingual positions)
  • French language testing will be a requirement with a minimum B+ grade level in Speaking & Listening. This level implies that you can understand and communicate in French when required.
  • Familiarity with basic computer use – Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge and application of person centred supports would be an asset
  • Knowledge of ASL and/or experience with adaptive communication devices would be an asset
  • Youth Care Worker experience would be an asset if applying to children’s services
  • Diploma from the Disability and Community Support Program would be an asset

We thank all applicants, but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check, adult abuse registry check and child abuse registry check. 

Travailleur/euse de soutien

Aide à la vie autonome  - position décontractée

Détail de position:

Comme travaillant de soutient (TS) dans le programme d’aide à la vie autonome vous êtes responsables de fournir un soutien direct aux personnes ayant une défiance intellectuelle. Comme TS les services fournis sont alignée avec la mission et les valeurs de St. Amant, les régulations et la législation provinciale. Les TSs crée des opportunités d’apprentissage, de favoriser les relations avec la communauté, de promouvoir l’indépendance et la réalisation des buts personnels.


  •  Diplôme de 12e année
  •  Obtenir la certification en RCR et en secourisme d’urgence
  •  Permit de conduire au niveau 5F en bon état
  •  Casier judiciaire acceptable, registre de maltraitance des enfants, registre de maltraitance des adultes et vérification des contacts antérieurs.
  •  Aptitude à s’exprimer et lire en français à un niveau linguistique prédéterminé. Compréhension et l’expression orale B+. Ce niveau implique que vous pouvez comprendre et communiquer en français sur demande (test obligatoire)
  •  Soins adaptés au genre (femelles)

Fidèle à la Politique des services en langue française, St.Amant est engagé à offrir ses services en français et en anglais dans des zones francophones désignées de programmes et de services.

Les candidats et candidates interviewés doivent se soumettre à une évaluation de leurs compétences ou fournir des preuves de leurs études, ou les deux.

La personne retenue doit également se soumettre à une vérification satisfaisante de casier judiciaire et des registres concernant les enfants et les adultes victimes de mauvais traitements.


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