Community Respite Service supports the caregivers and parents of children and adults with disabilities, by giving them much deserved breaks. Respite work is a rewarding job working with people with physical and intellectual disabilities.
We are currently looking for applicants with a flexible schedule, available to work a variety of shifts (days, evenings & weekends).
Due to this requirements of this position, working with children & adults who have vulnerable health conditions, worker must provide proof of double vaccination or provide three negative Covid tests per week.
• Part time, flexible hours.
• Great job for students or those seeking secondary employment
• Mileage reimbursed
• Benefits available after working an average of 20hrs a week for 6 months.
• Experience preferred but not required (Starting wage dependent on education & experience)
Education in Disability and Community Support Program, Educational Assistant, Special Needs Child Care, Health Care Aide or related field are an asset
Experience working or volunteering with people with Developmental Disabilities is an asset
Experience in Personal Care (Bathing, Changing, Dressing, Feeding, Lifting etc.) is an asset
Experience with Violent/Aggressive behaviors is an asset
• Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search, Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check (no more than 3 months old) are required before interviews. The cost of getting these checks is reimbursed to Respite Workers who stay with CRS for at least 500 hours.
• Must be 18 years of age or older
• Must be able to work in all areas of the city
• Driver’s License & Vehicle would be an asset to transport participants to activities in the community
• Supportive and positive work environment
The key areas of responsibility for Community Respite Service Workers:
• Participant well-being
• Independent problem solving
• Administrative responsibilities
***Please apply with a cover letter and resume.***
***Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.***
PPE is provided to all of our workers and all current health guidelines are followed as set out by the Government of Manitoba.
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