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Posting#

21-30

Posting Status

Re-Posted

Department #

44

Posting Date

6/7/2021

Closing Date

9/24/2021

Position Title

Live in Care-giver

Position Status

Permanent Full-Time

Highlights

This is a unique opportunity to share a home with a fun, engaging woman with a developmental disability.  You will have your own bedroom and bathroom in the individual's home and will share the kitchen and living areas.  The salaried caregiver provides support to the individual, working as part of a collaborative team that includes community support workers, professional supports, and of course the individual.

D is an engaging woman who loves playing cards, board games, crafting, gardening, music, going for walks and enjoying life!  D prefers a structured life with fun times as well.  She has a lovely two-bedroom apartment in the Joyce/Collingwood area of East Vancouver, close to the skytrain, shopping and other amenities.

Duties and responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include helping D prepare her dinner, helping her get ready for bed with prompts, being available overnight in case of an emergency (she sleeps though the night most nights) and helping her get her morning started.

Location

Vancouver East side, Joyce/Collingwood

Reports to

Manager

Rate of Pay

$2,325 per month salary + free room and board

Probation

3 Months

Driving Requirement

Driving not required

Preferred Training or Experience

You need to be comfortable with someone who can get quite anxious at times and struggles with mental health. Experience in the mental health field is preferred. You need to be able to set good boundaries but also be gentle and empathetic. Having a good self care routine is also extremely important, as you will be a positive role model for D and also to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Full training on D's support will be provided.

Specific Training or Experience Required

Supporting People who get anxious; Ability to motivate, encourage and engage the interests of others.; Computer proficiency (email, Word, internet usage)

Expected Hours of Work

Expected times of being in the home with D are: Mon through Fri 4 pm to 9 am, you will be off Sat from 9 am until Sunday evening.
There is some flexibility in hours.

The expectation is that you will live with D in her home and that this will be your principal place of residence. It would be preferable if you worked outside the home during the day. You will be home with D every evening and through the night, six nights per week, with one night off per week.  D sleeps through the night, so you will be able to as well!  You will have your days free as D is with support workers during the day.

Start Date

6/28/2021

To Apply Quote Posting #

mailto:personnel@spectrumsociety.org

Service

Supported Living - SC

Click the link to apply online to this posting

https://sscl4.sharevision.ca/AnonymousForm/new/36098770-8f22-4f90-8dc5-2bac4b01e1eb

Covid-19 vaccination

Proof of vaccine required to support people to access community activities as per provincial guidelines

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Created at 6/7/2021 9:29 AM by Shauna Carson
Last modified at 9/9/2021 6:06 PM by Naomi Holmes