Salaried Live In Caregiver

Posting #: 11-081

Status: Open

Program #: 63

Posting date: 24-11-2011

Closing date: 07-12-2011

Classification: Permanent full-time

Program: HH

Highlights: If you are a woman / couple looking to create community and would be interested in life sharing with a young woman who needs extra support and building a good life together, this may interest you. This person has an unparalleled zest for life, spunky nature and she loves art, swimming and people.

Location: Surrey

Reports to: Program Manager

Rate of pay: As per current pay scale

Probation: 3 months

Driving requirements: Driver's license (Class 5),

Special training or experience required: Supervision / management, Dealing with challenging behavior, Dealing with acquired brain injury, No special training or experience required,

Preferred training or experience: We are looking for people with excellent communication skills and a deep commitment to inclusion and equal opportunities for all. This life sharing opportunity has the potential to be highly demanding and highly rewarding. The successful candidates must be willing to work closely and collaboratively with others as part of a team. Experience accomplishing something difficult is an asset as is a strong sense of self, good self care skills, life experience, stability and a strong sense of humor! Experience an asset but not necessarily essential. We are looking for the right fit with someone that is willing to commit to a long term situation. This position would be ideal for a couple or for two friends who would like to create home together.

Expected hours of work: To be determined by agency and caregiver (s) that will be mutually beneficial. Evening and weekend responsibilities. Respite allowance. Community Inclusion hours for individual.

Start date: 31-12-2011

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