Direct Support Professional – Overnight Awake

Full time and Part time

Hours: 54 hours biweekly (Part time), 80 hours biweekly (full time)

Salary: $21.42 per hour

CWSDS is looking to hire Direct Support Professionals Overnight Awake,  full time and part time, who will be responsible for:

  • Providing supervision to clients during the night time hours, including but not limited to hourly bed checks and walkabouts within the house.
  • Supporting the individuals’ goals.
  • Providing night to night direct care and support to residents’ needs, including assisting with personal hygiene, bathing, toileting, and providing first aid when required.
  • Dispensing and administering medications.
  • Ensuring safety and security of individuals.
  • Completing household duties such as laundry, cleaning, meal preparation and counts.
  • Ensuring accurate and up-to-date documentation.
  • All other duties as assigned.



  • Developmental Services Worker Diploma (DSW). Candidates who do not hold a DSW diploma may be considered if they have a Diploma (minimum 2 year program) or Degree from a recognized Community College/University in Social/Human Services.
  • Successful candidates who do not hold a DSW Diploma will be required to complete a Pharmacology certification course.
  • First Aid and Safe Management certifications are required.
  • Proven experience supporting individuals with developmental disabilities and challenging behaviours.
  • Ability in the use of Behaviour Modification skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.



Locations: Oakville, Georgetown

Hours of Work: Overnight shifts from 10pm to 8 am on a rotational basis, working every other weekend.