Respite Worker

In by Tyne

Family Ties Association
Published
June 17, 2022
Location
Lethbridge, Canada
Job Type
Salary/Pay
$17-$18 an hour
City
  • Lethbridge

Description

Full Job Description

Program: Abilities Service

Family Ties Association is a recognized and certified agency delivering In-home Family and Youth Support Services in Southern Alberta. The Family Ties Association is inviting applications for Casual/wage positions with opportunities to increase case load in the future.

Currently we are seeking individuals who can fulfil the role:

Respite Support Worker

Must be available to work the following hours:

  • July and August able to work daytime 15hrs/week Tues/Thurs
  • Once school starts in September all hours change to after school and reduce down to 8hrs/week Tues/Thurs, with additional hours able to be worked during school breaks (PD Days, Christmas, Reading week, ect). Potention option to increase caseload to gain more client hours.

Primary role of Respite Worker will be to promote community integration, communication and social skills, as well as help with community access, leisure and assisting youth and families towards accomplishing their goals within their home. Worker will help youth get dressed and ready for school, including school drop off.

Qualifications:

  • experience working with youth living with a disability (behavioral or developmental)
  • Candidates must have a valid Class 5 driver's license (non-GDL) or be eligible and willing to remove GDL and a reliable vehicle to use for work.
  • Comfortable supporting individual with changing clothes, for example at the swimming pool
  • If successful be able to provide a Clear Criminal Record check and current Child Welfare Check
  • Successful candidate will be able to provide the following confirmation letters from insurance company: 2 million in insurance liability, 3 years claims free experience letter and 3 years driver abstract

We look forward to hearing from you and thank all applicants for interest shown in the position(s). Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Part-time, Casual

Salary: $17.00-$18.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Following AHS Guidelines

Application question(s):

  • Able to work all posted hours?

Experience:

  • Disability Services: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • Class 5 Licence or eligible and willing to remove GDL (required)
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