Direct Support Professionals

Equal Opportunities West is currently looking for Direct Support Professionsals to join our team!


The Direct Support Professional is responsible to assist, support and supervise people, to ensure their daily needs are met and the individual’s person plan is being respected


Serve as a positive role model for staff and clients.


Provide individual emotional, physical, personal, social and vocational support to clients in a respectful and caring manner. Individuals may be in wheelchairs and use walkers. Individuals may require physical support when transferring or toileting. Wheelchairs and walkers will require lifting in and out of vehicles on occasion.


Promote independence and encourage decision-making through recognition and respect of each client’s interest and choices.


Conflict resolution skills


Aptitude towards managing crisis


De-escalating aggressive behavior


Monitor equipment and supplies so that repairs are made or reported


Maintain safe and organized environment


Transport clients to and from activities and home in a safe and careful manner.


Perform administrative duties including completing communication books/logs, incident reports and maintaining appropriate lines of communication with management and staff.


Maintain effective communication with the coordinator, coworkers and clients.





Open to learning about intellectual disabilities


ASL preferred


Certifications such as First-aid, CPR, NVCI, Orientation to the Vulnerable Persons Act


Clean Driver’s Abstract


Attend workshops, team meetings, in service training, and seminars as required or other related production and support training


Equal Opportunities West (EOW) requires a Criminal Record Check (CRC), Adult Abuse Registry Check (AARC) and Child Abuse Registry Check (CARC) prior to commencement of employment. EOW will accept existing CRC, AARC and CARC if dated within 3 months of your application date. You may be required to apply for a CRC in-person if you have lived in the province of Manitoba for less than 1 year. CRC can be obtained in-person at 245 Smith Street, Winnipeg. You may also apply for a CRC online, with a valid credit card, at Obtaining these documents is not a guarantee of employment.



Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


Salary: $15.00-$16.00 per hour





Casual dress


Dental care


Extended health care


Paid time off


Vision care





Day shift


Monday to Friday



COVID-19 considerations:


Must be full vaccinated, and comply with all public health restrictions as required by the employer


Please send all resumes to



Added: Tue August 30th 2022


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