Angelman Respite Center
Published
January 25, 2023
Location
Pierrefonds, QC, Canada
Job Type

Description

***Applicants must currently live in Quebec & be bilingual****

Are you responsible? Are you an effective communicator? Are you interested in facilitating activities? Do you want to work with individuals who have an intellectual disability? If you answered yes to those questions then this is the job for you!

We are looking for an respite care worker who is a motivated, dynamic and a responsible team player that is able to maintain good relationships with guests, their families and fellow team members.

Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • To ensure the well-being of respite guests and be familiar with their needs and interests,
  • Ensure the safety of all guests at all times and that guests are accounted for at all times;
  • Care for participants’ hygiene, medical, dietary and toileting needs;
  • Keep track of participant’s individual belongings;
  • Evaluate program participants and create personalized activities that are adapted;
  • To prepare and serve healthy and well-balanced meals;
  • To maintain the facility (including: ensuring the laundry is done and the facility is in a proper state);
  • Follow and facilitate all procedures and routines

Guest Engagement & Participation:

  • To plan, prepare and implement stimulating programming that is adapted based on the guests’ individual interests and needs;
  • Ensure that guests are engaged in programming and have opportunities to take part in a variety of activities that benefit their well-being and bring them enjoyment throughout their stay;
  • Facilitate guests’ communication as well as socialization among peers;
  • Practice a strength-based approach and encourage independence.

Communication & Documentation:

  • To communicate on a regular basis with the Angelman Respite Centre Coordinator and promptly in the event of anything concerning for the facility, program or guests;
  • To notify the Angelman Respite Centre Coordinator in advance when supplies and food are required
  • To correspond with families/caregivers by phone or in writing as needed about the guests’ well-being, progress, etc.
  • To complete required documents and reports, such as: Shift & Individual logs, medication forms, overnight room check logs, overnight checklist, communication logs and incident reports.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Scheduling:

On call weekend shifts will be provided as needed as determined by the program coordinator

Job Types: Part-time, Casual, Seasonal

Contract length: 12 months

Part-time hours: 7.5 -12 per week

Salary: $18.00 per hour

Experience:

  • working with individuals who have an intellectual disability: 1 year (required)

Language:

  • French (required)
  • English (required)

Licence/Certification:

  • CPR Certification (preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift
  • Night Shift
  • Overnight Shift
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