Looking for a special person who will assist with the daily care our disabled daughter with complex care needs in the evenings and/or on weekends. Our 20 year old daughter is socially appropriate but challenged at times by pain and poor sleep. Assistance is needed in all areas of care ie: feeding, toileting, dressing, admin of meds.
The ideal candidate will have the usual requirements – experience, reliability and a great attitude – but also a creative knack to help our daughter express herself through art and play. Our daughter is engaging and wants to learn, grow and most importantly have fun! Become an adopted family member and use your talents to challenge yourself. We are a well organized, professional working family, willing to provide training, regular hours, and incredible experience for someone seeking a future medical career. Up to 30hrs per week; evenings (5-10pm) and weekends. Can work with your schedule.
Knowledge & Abilities sought: • Understanding of client-centred care • Knowledge and experience caring for persons with complex care needs such as seizures, allergies, global developmental delays. •Comfortable and competent in the administration of medications via g-tube and epi-pen. • Ability to review and apply careplan • Knowledge and ability to operate mechanical lifts and follow safe work procedures • Demonstrates correct use of body-mechanics and knowledge of injury prevention for self and client • Proficiency in verbal, nonverbal, and written communication skills through a variety of communication methods • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. • Able to self-start, make sound judgment calls, and create new opportunities for engagement • Knowledge of communication programs such as PODD or Touchchat is an asset
Personal Suitability: • Initiative • Flexibility • Integrity • Excellent oral and written communication • Dependable and reliable •Organized and routine oriented. Own transportation preferred.
Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check required.
Salary $24/hour, based on experience
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