Inclusion NWT
Published
July 27, 2021
Location
4912 53rd St, Box 981, Yellowknife, Canada
Category
Job Type
Casual  
Territory
Northwest Territories

Description

Join the team at Inclusion NWT in supporting individuals with disabilities and their families through respite services. You would be matched with an individual and family and would spend time with the individual for between 6 and 10 hours per week. Those we support range from toddlers to seniors.

To apply, email your resume to ed@inclusionnwt.ca or drop off a resume to the Abe Miller building at 4912 53rd St.

Duties

Respite Care provides planned relief for families and the people with disabilities that they care for. Respite Workers carry out duties usually performed by the families in the day-to-day support of their loved ones with disabilities. This can be done in the family home or in the community. Physical requirements may vary depending on the disability of the Care Recipient and could include assistance with mobility, toileting, transferring from bed to chair, etc

This position works with the family and individual to engage in interactions and activities that are engaging and of interest to the individual and support social involvement and communication. Working with individuals with varying abilities requires attention to detail, ability to follow directions, as well as accurate listening skills.

Qualifications

A relevant diploma or degree

The ability to obtain an clean criminal record check

A class 5 drivers license

Patience, flexibility and creativity and a strong interest in working with other people

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