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Respite Worker

Job Description

Position is to support a female adult individual with intellectual and physical disabilities as well as some behavioral challenges.

Hours of work to be 24 hours per day for 2 weekends per month and 09:00 to 15:00 on statutory holidays. Occasional longer periods of time during other workers vacations.
Rate of Pay will be $150 per 24 hour period.

Work environment includes your home, the community and surrounding areas.

• Previous Community Inclusion/behavioral support experience is an asset
• Ability to relate to families and caregivers
• Ability to relate supportively to a person with developmental disabilities and mental health issues
• Must have strong ability to enforce boundaries and expectations and have strong leadership skills
• Ability to model appropriate behavior (conduct, performance, concern for people, morale, compliance with defined policy and procedures, work performance standards, professionalism, ethics and professional integrity, social relational skills)
• Signed medical form stating you are capable of performing the job
• Required to supply and utilize a safe vehicle in good running order. Proof of appropriate insurance ($3M third party liability).
• A Personal Smartphone will be required for regular communication with supervisor
• Experience with Personal Messaging Software (Face time/Messenger)
• Possession of a valid Class 5 BC driver’s license (a clean drivers abstract is required)
• Possession of a valid Emergency First Aid certificate with CPR
• Proof of all current Flu and COVID vaccinations required.
• Although not required to apply; a clean criminal record check will be required to finalize any appointment to this position.

Support Needed
 Part Time (under 30 hours per week)
Support for Individual Age Group
Over 55
Personal Care
Bathing, Incontinence Care
Complex Health Needs
Medication Administration, Seizure Support
Skills & Training
Criminal Record Check (CRC)
Driver’s License
First Aid
Language Spoken
Willing to group with other family to share a Support Worker?