Powell River - Respite/Home Share Provider

CA-BC-Powell River
Req No.
2018-1322
Category
Home Share Providers
Type
Contract
Powell River

Overview

 

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Strive Living Society is an innovative and dynamic non-profit organization that strives to provide accommodations and supports to adults with acquired brain injury, mental health diagnoses, as well as physical, developmental, and medical healthcare needs.  

Responsibilities

Strive Living is currently seeking families and individuals in Powell River and Sunshine Coast area who are interested in providing shared accommodation or independent suites within their home, supervision and support to persons with varying degrees of needs.  We require care providers to perform duties which may include overseeing medication administration, meal preparation, grocery shopping, assisting with personal finances/budgeting, community integration and transportation to and from medical/dental appointments. We are looking for candidates who have some experience providing care to individuals with disabilities or an interest in helping others gain independence. Candidates must be available to provide ongoing daily support and have access to a reliable vehicle.  Funding contracts could range from $1,500 to $4,000 net per month. 

 

Qualifications

**Valid BC Driver’s License

** Be comfortable working individually and as part of a multi-disciplinary team of professionals

** Have a minimum of one year experience working with individuals with disabilities

** Have a minimum of one year of medical experience (i.e. care aide, nursing, community support work, social work, etc.)

** Educational certificates in the following are also an asset: Nursing, social work, care aide, community/personal support work, etc.

 

We offer a lot of support and training opportunities for our contractors.  If you are interested in becoming a Home Share Care provider please send your resume/cover letter along with a description of the accommodations you have to ellen@striveliving.ca or fax it to 604.485.2228 “Attn: Ellen”. 

 

Strive Living Society is an equal opportunity employer which does not discriminate against age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or disability.

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