Job Posting 73130

Respite Workers - Children and Youth
North Shore ConneXions Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
North Vancouver and West Vancouver
closes in 3 days (Fri, 30 Jul)
part time - term / contract

Community-based respite provides support to families of Children and Youth with special needs either in the home of the individual or within the community.

Respite Care is supervisory care and support to an individual with the intent of providing rest and rejuvenation for the primary caregiver.

Respite visits generally are needed after school, evenings, and overnights or on a weekend basis and shifts are a minimum of three hours. However, a more flexible schedule can be designed to meet the needs of the family and caregiver availability.

 

Skills & Attributes

Education is an asset.

Experience or an interest supporting children who have intellectual disabilities

Ability to provide care and supervision according to the care which meets the individual child’s needs at a private home, or community.

Ability to assist with personal care

Responsible, caring, enthusiastic, and energetic

Fluent in English, attentive, courteous, and empathetic

 

Respite Contractors 

Provide safe supervised care to individuals

Can work flexible hours, shifts are 4+ hours per week (days, evenings, overnights, weekends)

Rate: $20.00 - 23.00 /hour

Opportunities for long term contracts

 

Contractor Requirements

Criminal Record Check

Valid First Aid/CPR Certificate "C"

Work/Character References

Medical Approval

Driver’s License, 2 million liability vehicle insurance, Drivers Abstract (car preferred, not required)

Must be 19 years of age or older

Home Study (if providing hourly/overnight care in your own home

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