Residential Support Worker- Casual Positons

Turning Leaf Residential Support Services are designed to provide, in facility, person-centered treatment and supports to adults (or individuals transitioning to adulthood) who are living with an intellectual challenge and/or mental illness.

Job Description

Reporting to the Residential Supervisors and the Residential Team Lead, the Residential Support Worker will provide our person-centered supports to participants who live in Turning Leaf’s residential facilities. Residential Support Workers will work directly with our participants in helping set goals and making healthy life choices. Residential Support Workers will work closely with the Residential Supervisor and the Residential Team Lead to observe, plan, implement and execute programs and activities that promote and encourage learning and development in daily living, social and life skills.

Qualities and Qualifications

Turning Leaf Residential Support Workers must possess the capacity to be aware of, and control one’s emotions. Moreover, Residential Support Workers must be able to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously, empathetically and professionally while executing their responsibilities and providing Turning Leaf’s person-centered supports. In addition, every Residential Support Worker must possess experience with and skills in:

-De-escalating aggressive behavior
-Working with adults who are living with an intellectual challenge, mental illness and who are in conflict with the law
-Conflict resolution skills
-Aptitude towards managing crisis
-Excellent written and oral communication skills

Essential Requirements

-Updated resume
-18 years or older
-Open availability for day and evening shifts
-Clear Criminal Record Check (no older than 3 months)
-Clear Child Abuse Registry Check (no older than 3 months)
-Clear Adult Abuse Registry Check (no older than 3 months)
-Vulnerable Persons Act training
-Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training
-Post secondary education in Human Services (Certificate, Diploma or Degree) is considered an asset
-Valid First Aid/CPR certification
-Valid Class 5 divers license and reliable vehicle
-1 year direct support experience working in a residential or community setting

Employee Benefits

-Health benefits (full-time employees)
-GRRSP Program (optional)
-Overnight premiums
-Mileage reimbursements
-Paid training (First Aid/CPR, NVCI, VPA, Mental Health First Aid etc…)
-EAP (Employee Assistance Program)


2585 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB

Job type: Casual

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Contact Information

Turning Leaf Community Support Services Inc
Phone: 2042215594

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