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Job Number:  36810
Home Share Needed for Mental Health/Addictions
Job Posted: Wednesday, 26 July 2017
Closing Date: Saturday, 30 September 2017
(in 8 days)
Strive Living Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley Type: Contract - Full time
Location: (not entered) Salary: $2000-$4500

A large non-profit organization is currently seeking family care providers to provide care and support in their own home to individuals with mental health, addictions, and/or developmental disabilities. We have a high demand for experienced care providers, preferably male, with NO YOUNG CHILDREN in the home. Care providers must be comfortable supporting individuals with challenging behaviours, mental health issues, and addictions.We are looking for candidates who have some experience providing care to individuals with disabilities or an interest in helping others gain independence. Candidates must be available to provide ongoing daily support and have access to a reliable vehicle.

 

Prospective Care Providers should:

** Be comfortable working individually and as part of a multi-disciplinary team of professionals

** Have a minimum of one year experience working with individuals with disabilities

** Have a minimum of one year of medical and/or community support experience (i.e. care aide, nursing, community support work, mental health worker, addiction counsellor, social work, etc.)

** Experience working with an individual with difficult/challenging behaviours

**Be comfortable with addictions and substance abuse

**Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Training an asset

 

Additional Qualifications (or willing to obtain):

 

** Emergency First Aid (Adult Care)

** CPR (level A)

** A positive criminal record check

** Food Safe Certificate

** A negative TB test

** A Valid BC Driver's Licence, and a driver's abstract from ICBC

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
If you are interested in applying to our program to be a Home Share Provider, the first step in the application process is to submit a resume and a cover letter to my attention. In the cover letter you need to have the following information: who lives in the home (adults, children, pets), what accommodations are available (room or suite), what level of the home the accommodations are located (ground level, upstairs or main floor) and a description of your experience working with individuals with disabilities, mental health, addictions and/or medical issues.

You can send your resume and cover letter via fax or email. My email is S and my fax number is 604-936-9003.
Contact Details:
Samantha Nitchie
Strive Living Society
400 906 Roderick Avenue
Coquitlam, BC, V3K 1R1

Tel: 778-373-2064
Fax: 604-936-9003
E-mail:
www:   www.striveliving.ca


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