Full time and respite care providers for Children and Youth

CA-BC-Lower Mainland
Req No.
2016-1126
Category
Foster Care/Family Care
Type
Contract
Foster Care/Family Care Lower Mainland

Overview

This is an opportunity to begin an exciting career as a full-time or part-time family care provider for Strive Living Society. We support children and youth throughout Metro Vancouver, and currently focusing on finding full-time and respite Family Care/Foster Care homes in Vancouver, North Vancouver and West Vancouver.  We are also seeking applicants from Richmond, Delta, Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Surrey.

We are looking for highly skilled foster families to support children diagnosed with developmental disabilities, children with medical needs, and children with behavioural challenges. Currently we are looking for families that have experience supporting children diagnosed within the Autism Spectrum, as well parents who have backgrounds in Medical and Educational fields.

Responsibilities


Your role will be to provide support in your home; we have full time and respite contracts available. You will be working with a Case Manager to set personal goals for the children, and work on other tasks as required by each child.

Care providers can be couples wanting to have a child, or another child in their home. We also accept applications for single male and female full-time/respite care providers.

Qualifications

Care providers are given ample training opportunities, and dedicated support from our Case Management team. In order to begin your career, qualified applicants will meet with the Home Assessment Coordinator and begin their home study process.

Contracts for respite care are in between $175 - $235/day. Contracts for full time care are determined case by case.

If you are interested, or would like to apply, please send a resume and cover to Jon Megella (jon@striveliving.ca) or Sarah Rutherford (sarah@striveling.ca).  


We thank everyone who applies, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Applicants will be contacted once this posting has expired.

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