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Position: Contracted Home -Respite
Description: We are accepting applications for Respite Contracted Homes to provide support to individuals with disabilities in your own home.
In the Respite Contracted Home the client will reside with the successful applicant for agreed upon weekends and vacation days and receive a variety of residential supports.
The Contracted Home providers will:
 Commit to teaching skills that foster independence.
 Ensure relationships between the individual and the individual’s support network are maintained. Provide support to the individual based on the individual’s specific needs including but not limited to: assistance or guidance with daily living skills such as safety, hygiene, shopping, household care and money management; providing transportation, arranging and attending medical appointments, and involvement with activities which promote recreation/leisure, community integration and social interactions.
Responsibilities:  Attend regular meetings regarding the individual and complete and submit daily and monthly documentation.
 Attend and complete all mandatory training provided by Lethbridge Family Services, including:
 Emergency First Aid
 CPR & AED Training
 Crisis Prevention and Intervention
 Behavior Management
 Abuse Response Protocol Training
 Restrictive Procedures
 Universal Precautions
 Safety Orientation
 Back In Control
 Safe Medication Administration
 Advocacy Training
Qualifications: Qualifications:
 High school diploma and/or two years direct front line experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred.
 A valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle with $2,000,000 liability insurance.
 A preference will be given to applicants with previous experience and/or education working with individuals with disabilities.
 The final candidate will be asked to provide a current Criminal Record Check.
Contact Information:
Fayla Vedres
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START DATE: Respite – date to be determined
COMPETITION CLOSING DATE: As soon as suitable candidate is determined.
Please submit, in confidence, a resume and cover letter referencing job posting
DC215 and where you viewed our ad.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.
Lethbridge Family Services is an equal opportunity employer.
DR. FOSTER JAMES PENNY BUILDING
324 5TH STREET SOUTH
LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA
T1J 2B5
PHONE: 403-332-4320
FAX: 403-332-4321

 

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