A large non-profit organization is currently seeking EXPERIENCED family care providers to provide care and support in their own home to individuals with mental health, addictions, and/or developmental disabilities. Care providers must be comfortable supporting individuals with challenging behaviours, mental health issues, and addictions. We currently have a high demand for homes with a couple, MALE care providers and ideally NO CHILDREN with a separate suite or space to welcome an individual with a disability into their home. Home Sharing involves assisting individuals with their everyday lives in a holistic manner WITHIN YOUR OWN HOME.
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 clear criminal record check
** Food Safe Certificate
** A negative TB test
** A Valid BC Driver's License, and a driver's abstract from ICBC
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