Support Home Contractor
Job ID: 22-016DS
YWCA Edmonton is a powerful voice for equity and has been leading social change and progress for women and families in the Edmonton region since 1907. Part of an international movement, YWCA Edmonton is a trusted provider of services, programs, and advocacy work that transforms lives and helps build a stronger, healthier, and equitable community for all.
What we can offer you:
The Disability Services department provides support to Individuals with a wide range of diagnoses, including but not limited to developmental disabilities, physical limitations, behavioral and psychological challenges, and medical fragility.
Our goal is to empower individuals to achieve their full potential with the support of their community. We create opportunities for each Individual to enhance her/his quality of life through goal setting and personal achievement.
What it Means to be a Support Home Contractor:
Support Home Contractors welcome Individuals into their home that require varying levels of support 24/7. Support Home Contractors work with Individual's to assist with daily activities, building independence, and supporting basic needs. In this role, you may also assist and support Individuals with medical needs, this could include medication administration, behavioural strategies, mental health support, appointment management, etc.
A YWCA Edmonton Contractor is:
Hours of work: Monday to Sunday, 24/7 with respite as per contract
Provide support in the areas of:
Experience, Skills, and Knowledge:
As a Support Home Contractor, you will be welcoming someone into your home, therefore we utilize a trial period of one week to ensure the arrangement is a good fit for all parties involved. While in the trial period, you will be considered a Host (Respite) Contractor, if the trial is successful then your contract will be updated to a Support Home Contractor.
The monthly Support Home stipend is dependent on the approved budget of the Individual receiving services
For over a century, YWCA Edmonton has been dedicated to creating a community in which everyone has an equal opportunity to achieve their full potential. We know that creating an equitable world requires diversity of thought and equity for all. We stay true to our mission by welcoming the unique contributions that each individual can make, and our hiring practices welcome all candidates. YWCA Edmonton is committed to maintaining a workplace environment that demonstrates a culture built on the fundamental principles of inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility, and safety.
YWCA Edmonton acknowledges that we are on the traditional land of Treaty 6 Territory and the Metis Homeland of Region 4. The footsteps of diverse Indigenous peoples have marked this territory from time immemorial — First Nations, Metis, Inuit, and now settlers from around the world. We are all treaty members, with recognition and respect for Indigenous Peoples and the traditional territories on which we live, work, and play. We call upon our collective honored traditions and spirits to share responsibility for stewardship of this beautiful land and our community.
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