New Job Essp Support Worker In New Brunswick

ESSP Support Worker
ESSP Support Worker

ESSP Support Worker

Company : Key Industries
Salary : Details not provided
Location : New Brunswick

Full Description

JOB TITLE ESSP Support Worker


MAIN OBJECTIVE Human Service Support Workers work within the “Employment & Support Services Program, (ESSP)” team. These programs focus on engaging and empowering participants living with disabilities to develop personal, community and economic skills.


Key Industries has been providing services to people with disabilities since 1974. We are an “Employment First” agency offering a wide range of pre-employment programs, social and community programs, and supports for those with complex needs. Key Industries has transitioned from a sheltered model to an agency that provides a wide range of outreach programs meeting the needs of all individuals with a disability. We believe in the possibilities for all people and are proud of the services that we provide.


Human Service Support Workers deliver Key Industries’s programs using resources that focus on promoting and achieving individualized employment goals that align with New Brunswick’s “Employment First” standards. The Key Industries program delivery model provides opportunities for participants who live with disabilities to explore and engage in employment, community connection, personal development, and purposeful activities that assist in enhancing each participant’s Employment Service Plan and personal life goals.


The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Work with participants who require one-on-one attention.

  • Assist participants with personal care such as feeding, brushing teeth, washing hands and face after eating, toileting, showering, dressing, lifting and transferring, positioning, colostomy and catheterization care and other self-care activities. Clean wheelchairs or commode chairs if soiled.

  • Follow the Occupational Health and Safety regulations around communicable disease and handling bodily fluid. Occasionally may be exposed to contagious illness or unpleasant hygiene. Follow the ESSP Standards, Policy and Procedures on HIV /AIDS, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Infections (Blood Borne Infections), in these instances.

  • Plan adult-based activities for participants and incorporate learning resources to enhance each participant’s creative learning and practice activities that challenge participants to go outside their comfort zone to achieve greater autonomy.

  • Complete documentation and report writing is essential. Document progress and complete reports.

  • Work collaboratively with participants and the participants’ Case Management Team by communicating changes and progress. Must be comfortable discussing sensitive issues.

  • Must be open-minded and work cooperatively within a team environment. This would include working and communicating effectively and professionally with all divisions.

  • All activities and programs deliver must first consider everyone’s safety.

  • Ensure confidentiality is always upheld in any situation and that participant’s dignity is a priority, all private or confidential matters, and information is only shared on a need to know basis.


  • Human Services, Personal Support Worker, Health Care Aid; two to four years’ experience is an asset
  • First Aid and CPR


Monday - Friday (9:00 am - 3:00 pm).


The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors, and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. The Employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its environment change.