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Direct Support Professional 

Now Hiring!

Southwest Homes supports and empowers individuals with diverse abilities to achieve their goals and live fully in their community. If you want to work in a community where all people are valued and belong, then consider working for Southwest Homes! We support the overall social, mental, physical, and emotional well-being of dozens of participants throughout Swift Current.

The work involves assisting participants in a residential and/or community program settings with planning, leisure activities, community engagement, and also helping with administrative support. Team members working in residential program settings also assist participants with personal care.

We offer:

  • Continuous paid training and learning opportunities

  • Positive, person-centered work environment

  • Benefits & Pension package for eligible employees

  • Employee Assistant Program

  • Unionized workplace

  • Rate of Pay: $17.00 - $21.62 per hour


  • Able to build and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with program participants, and other team members

  • Strong teamwork ability, and excellent communication skills

  • Valid First Aid/CPR certification, or willingness to complete within 6 months

  • Must have a valid Class 5 Saskatchewan Driver's License/Novice 2

  • Submission of a clear Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check is required upon hiring

  • Able to stand for several hours, bend, kneel, and lift up to 50lbs

Casual Positions: have no regularly scheduled hours but shifts are picked up to fill in for staff members on vacation or sick time. 


We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate must provide a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check. Questions can be directed to Leah McDonald Perrault, Executive Director at 306.773.7765 ext. 221. The position will remain open until filled.

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to


Program Manager 

Now Hiring! 

External Posting: Program Manager – March 27, 2024
Southwest Homes provides a variety of residential and vocational supports to individuals living with
intellectual and physical disabilities. We are looking for a qualified and energetic person to fill a Full Time
Permanent position as a Program Manager. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing
residential programs at Milburn and Crawford Houses.


Key Responsibilities Include:
● Train and orientate new Direct Support Professionals
● Supervise, support and provide feedback/coaching to Direct Support Professionals
● Responsible for performance evaluation in consultation with management team
● Act as a first resource to staff in dealing with emergency or unusual incidents
● Developing, implementing and evaluating programs to enhance the individual’s quality of life
● Assist and support in transitions to and from programs for Participants
● Apply supportive decision-making practices; respect/support the individual choices of participants
● Act as a positive role model and advocate for Participants and staff
● Maintain regular contact with Participants to evaluate and modify individual programs
● Be aware of social and recreational opportunities and make provisions for participant involvement
● May make referrals to other organizations for additional supports as required, i.e. supported
employment, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, diabetes clinics, etc.
● Provide oral and written reports as required
● Uphold all policies and standards outlined by the organization
● Maintain personal and program confidentiality at all times
● Required to be part of an on call rotation


Key Qualifications and Competencies:
● Disability Support Worker Certificate or similar
● A minimum of 3 years in combined education and experience in human services
● Experience in a supervisory role
● Strong communication and decision making skills
● Team oriented, Ability to coach and motivate others
● Focus on Person Centered Supports
● Ability to deescalate emotional or/or physical crisis situations
● Proficient in Google Workspace, Strong computer and documentation skills
● Must have valid Saskatchewan driver's license and be willing to use personal vehicle
● Must submit a clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search


We offer:
● Competitive wage
● Comprehensive benefits package, pension plan, Employee Assistance Program
● Continuous paid training opportunities


For questions about the position, please phone 306-773-7765 ext. 224. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, and the position will remain open until filled. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Vanessa Elviss at

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