We are seeking a Support Worker who will be responsible for providing support to a young man who requires both in-home and community assistance to enable him to be a valued, contributing member of the community and his daily routine. He operates a motorized wheelchair, has good communication skills and speech and is very capable throughout the day with the required support he needs. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development of skills and competencies that will assist the individual to pursue and fulfill their goals and aspirations.
We anticipate more than one individual will fulfill the responsibilities of the position. If you are interested in providing assistance with any of the following responsibilities, please indicate your areas of interest / experience. On the job training can be provided for anyone who has a keen interest in caregiving and would like to be given an opportunity to pursue this area of work. The number of hours will be dependent on the areas of support you are able to provide.
Required Areas of Support:
The ideal candidate will possess;
An industry competitive salary is offered. The successful candidate will be directly employed by the individual and family. If you are interested in lending your skills and talents to making a real difference, please submit your resume and application to the following e-mail address: email@example.com (only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted).
We are looking for a kind enthusiastic aide for our 17 year old son. He is a happy guy who loves to be out in the community. The aide work would consist of trips to the library, swimming pool, bowling alley, events, dog parks etc. Basically taking my son into the community. We are very flexible with the times and dates. If you could only do one day a week that would work too. We would be looking at after school, Monday - Thursday : 4:00pm - 7:00pm and Friday 3:00 - 6:00. There could be evening work available and weekends. The hourly rate is $19.00. You can reach us at 403-992-5961 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your interest.
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We have an opportunity available for an energetic enthusiastic Disability Studies or Education student to work as a Support Person/ Afterschool Care with our energetic 15 year old daughter who has Down syndrome.
You will be with her in our NW home and in community settings.
Our daughter is high functioning, communicative, energetic and very social. Other aides who have worked with her one on one truly enjoy their experience and have formed a good relationship with her.
Requirements: An interest in supporting a curious and energetic teen with Down syndrome is required. An understanding of limit setting, and the importance of routine and structure is also required. Previous experience supporting a person with a disability, preferably a teen, is preferred. Training and understanding of positive behaviour support strategies would be an asset will be provided if needed.
The hours are as follows:
Fri 1:45 – 4:45 (flexible)
Mon, Wed, Thurs:00 – 6:00 pm. each day.
(alternate weeks only)
Start date: asap- negotiable.
Access to a vehicle is preferred, and a valid driver’s license. Police Security Clearance and References may be requested before an offer is made.
If you are interested, please email email@example.com or call 403 612 9148 for more information. Seeking to fill this vacancy immediately.
We are seeking a part-time support worker (evenings and weekends). The individual will be responsible for providing support to a vibrant individual with a developmental disability to enable the individual to be a valued, contributing member of the community. This position involves regular communication and collaboration with the individual and the individual’s family as well as taking direction from the individual and family to ensure successful outcomes. The Support Worker will be responsible for supporting the development of skills and competencies that will assist the individual to pursue and fulfill their goals and aspirations. The Support Worker will be required to assist the individual in home, work/volunteer and community settings.
Key responsibilities will include:
The ideal candidates will possess:
The applicants must be punctual, reliable and have the ability to exhibit a great deal of patience.
An industry competitive salary is offered. The family will directly employ the successful candidate. If you are interested in lending your skills and talents to making a real difference, submit your cover letter and resume by to firstname.lastname@example.org. (only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted)