Casual Support Staff

Job Summary

Providing support to adults with intellectual disabilities in a home environment.  Assisting with daily living activities including meals, personal care, cleaning and care of the home.  The successful canditate will also support homeowners with social, work and recreation activities both at home and in the community.

Responsibilities and Duties 

Casual employees will provide relief and shifts may include days, evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays.  Once hired casual workers will have opportunities to apply for permanent full or part time positions.

Qualifications and Skills

  • A belief that all people should be treated with dignity and respect.
  • Some post secondary university education (Min 1 year) or relevant college education.
  • 7 Core Competency Training (as required by Government ) is required.  Paid training will be provided if required.  Training must be completed within 6 months.  
  • Meaningful experience with people who have developmental disability and physical disability.
  • An ability to demonstrate empathy and compassion .
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, working with others, taking initiative, problem solving, planning and organizing.
  • A desire to build relationships with people who have disability while supporting their individual needs, interests and personal goals.
  • An ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Flexibility to work weekends and holidays.

Compensation and Benefits

$15.00\HR (with core competency training completed)

6% Vacation Pay 


Please send a cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Successful applicants will be required to provide a current criminal record check and child abuse registry check.

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Physical Address

Gateway Homes Inc.
73 Tacoma Drive,
Suite 701,
Dartmouth, NS,
B2W 3Y6


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(902) 454-0145

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