Respite Support Worker

  • Casual
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Elmsdale, NS
  • May 21, 2019

North Region Respite Services

Job Start Date: As soon as possible

Northern Region Respite Services recruits and screens respite workers. Respite workers are added to a database and referred to families.

Respite Workers are hired by families and are not employed by Northern Region Respite Services. Responsibilities are determined by the family, depending on the needs of the individual (i.e. requests the respite worker to focus on community integration and social interaction).

Responsibilities:
The Respite Worker is responsible for the following:

  • Providing in-home respite care or out-of home care, depending on the needs of the family and of the individual requiring respite.
Other Requirements :

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with individuals living with disabilities an asset.
  • Outgoing, sociable, and willing to take initiative an asset.
  • Compassionate, trustworthy, patient, and reliable an asset.
  • First Aid Certification, Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Check, Child Abuse Registry Check and Three Reference Checks.
Salary Range: To be negotiated
    Essential Skills:
  • Reading
  • Working with Others
  • Document Use
  • Communications Skills
  • Numeracy
  • Writing
  • Problem Solving
    Soft Skills:
  • Motivation
  • Attitude
  • Accountability
  • Time Management
  • Stress Management
  • Presentation
  • Team Work
  • Adaptability
  • Confidence
How to Apply:

Please submit resume via email to Amanda at [email protected]

 

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