Maureen F

Personal Support Worker

Family in Canmore

We are looking for a compassionate and skilled Personal Support Worker to provide care and support to a male teenager with developmental disabilities and a severe seizure disorder. This is a challenging and rewarding position with physical demands. The schedule for this position is flexible and negotiable, and may consist of working 4-6 hours starting at 2:30 p.m. on weekdays and/or some weekend days. In the future, it could lead to full-time employment. The starting hourly wage for this contract position is $19.10 per hour. Duties will be performed in the home and around the community, and may require driving the client to activities in Canmore (mileage will be compensated). Due to the nature of the medical disability, the client experiences significant variability in the level and type of support he requires from week to week. When seizures are less frequent, duties will include supporting the client as he: - follows an afterschool routine and schedule of activities - learns to manage his impulsive behaviour - looks after his belongings - participates in afterschool lessons - completes a neighbourhood paper delivery job When the client is experiencing frequent seizures, duties will also include: - physically assisting the client around the home - assisting with eating, drinking, taking medication, toileting, dressing - managing the risk of injury from falling during seizures - assisting with meal preparation, light housekeeping and the clients laundry The ideal Candidate: Has experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, behaviour challenges and medical needs Is dependable, calm, compassionate and patient Has a high degree of creativity, flexibility, and humour Is a physically active non-smoker who enjoys walking around Canmore has an insured vehicle and a good driving record Is eligible to work in Canada can provide a recent criminal records check (vulnerable sector) We are looking for a compassionate and skilled Personal Support Worker to provide care and support to a male teenager with developmental disabilities and a severe seizure disorder. This is a challenging and rewarding position with physical demands.

Family Details

Email Address ...@shaw.ca Confirmed
Phone Number 403-679-... Confirmed
Age Group Primary School
Availability Live In
Live Out
Part Time
Long Term
Language English
Pay Minimum - $19.00
Hourly
Special Needs Other
Services
Transportation Employee Has Vehicle
Employee Has Licence
Job Close To Transit
Work Eligibility Criminal Record Check
Household Light Housekeeping
Laundry
Number of Children 2

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