Respite Services ID: 59301

Deadline Date: Open until filled

Location: Marathon

Are you interested in flexible, meaningful work? -Provide active living opportunities for a child, adult of senior with a disability -Help in the family home or in the community -Give family caregivers time to renew their energy -Work in your own community and assist local families

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 Provide support according to the unique needs of the individual Provide respite/support services as requested by the individual and/or caregiver Maintain respect and confidentiality at all times Promote choice and decision making according to the needs and preferences of the individual and caregiver Facilitate inclusion through community involvement Develop knowledge of community resources to develop enjoyable activities for the individual Lifting or operating necessary equipment as required (training to be provided by the family) Report any serious occurrence to the caregiver Report abuse to Children's Aid Society (CAS) or Police (if adult or senior) Maintain a positive attitude with individuals and their caregivers Maintain communication with the Direct Funding Coordinator.
 -Ability and willingness to work with persons with disabilities
-Effective communication skills with both verbal and non-verbal populations
-Commitment to providing quality life experiences in home and in the community
-Experience providing care and support to persons with disabilities is an asset
-First Aid and CPR is an asset
Contracts: Variable hours (days, evenings, weekends, overnights, relief, summer) Part-time (possibility of additional hours) How to Become a Direct Respite Provider: Submit your resume and complete an application form (see below) Interview (set up by a Direct Funding Coordinator) Provide two work related references Consent to and provide a clear Criminal Record Check Attend a respite provider Orientation
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How To Apply:
 To complete the Worker Application online please use: Online Respite Provider
Application If you would prefer to submit the forms by mail or Fax, please print the following forms:
Respite Provider Application - Printer Friendly Form Referral Agreement - Printer Friendly Form NOTE: Your resume must accompany your Application Mail to: Thunder Bay #210-1703 E. Victoria Avenue Thunder Bay, ON P7C 1C8 FAX Number - (807) 623-6413 Your Direct Respite Provider Application and resume will be reviewed by a Direct Funding Coordinator. Suitable applicants will be contacted for an interview. MUST APPLY ON WWW.RESPITESERVICES.COM Resumes can not be submitted to Northwest Employment Works. For more information contact a Direct Funding Coordinator: at (807) 625-6696 or (807)625-6672 e-mail the site..

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Northwest Employment Works
Position Title:
 Employment Programs
Company Name:
 Confederation College
 52 Peninsula Rd
Postal Code:
 P0T 2E0
 (807) 229-3223
Web Address:

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