Community Connector/ Support Worker
respiteservices.com Durham
Durham Region, ON

Job Description

Respite Worker/Support Worker Please apply online at respiteservices.com and Select Ontario and Durham For applicants outside Durham region, please apply to the region you reside. Program Information:

  • Respite Services is an online registry to help facilitate the connection of families/caregivers and respite workers
  • Flexible hours, based around your schedule and family needs
  • Respite workers are considered self employed and are contract workers
  • Rates of pay vary according to contract
  • Casual hours

Responsibilities:

  • Provide safe and stimulating individualized care and supervision to people with autism/ a developmental disability or physical disability, as requested by the parent/guardian (in home and in the community)
  • Network, facilitate inclusion and act as a positive role model
  • Be punctual and reliable
  • Maintain communication with the Respite Services facilitator and families

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated commitment and care supporting children or adults with autism, developmental or physical disabilities in a support role, and/or relevant education
  • First Aid/CPR is considered an asset.
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Effective communication skills
  • Provide a clear current police vulnerable sector check (PVSC) and references
  • Attend an Information Session and Submit References
  • Contact: Jeanne Godfrey Respite Coordinator 905-436-3404

Job Type: Contract

Experience:

  • Support Care: 1 year (Required)

Location:

  • Durham Region, ON (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)