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OrganizationLethbridge Family Services
Position Contracted Home -Respite - Julie Boon
Description We are accepting applications for a Respite Contracted Homes to provide support to an individual with disabilities for one weekend per month in your own home. Due to the nature of the client’s requirements, a bona fide occupational requirement requires a male. Male applicants preferred.

In the Respite Contracted Home, the client will stay with the successful applicant for scheduled weekends and receive a variety of residential supports
Responsibilities 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.
• 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 • 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 Police Information Check.
Contact Information:
Julie Boon
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Please submit, in confidence, a resume and cover letter referencing job posting DC251 and where you viewed our ad:
Email: [email protected]

Contact Person: Julie Boon

Mailing Address: Human Resources, Lethbridge Family Services
100 – 1410 Mayor Magrath Dr. South
Lethbridge AB T1K 2R3
Fax: (403) 587-425-5209
Web: lfsfamily.ca
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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