Overview

Spark Lifecare Respite Worker Contract in Ontario

Spark Lifecare

Branch ON CA

Position:
Respite Worker
Location:
Ontario

He enjoys computers, coding, computer games, being active, technology, engineering, and reading. Love helping people?…

Love helping people? We’re looking for passionate, hardworking, and self-directed people to join our team of caregivers. Spark Inc is an innovative and award-winning organization that matches clients to the best one to one care in the community.

Our Client:
Our client is a 9 year old male currently residing in Stittsville, ON. Living with autism and ADD, he requires some respite care a few Saturdays a month. He enjoys computers, coding, computer games, being active, technology, engineering, and reading. The ideal candidate will have experience with behaviours and working with kids on the autism spectrum. You will be a great match with this client if you enjoy being active and have a calming personality.

Hours:
Every second Saturday for 4 hours in the afternoon.

Rate of Pay : $18 / hour

Start Date: As soon as possible

The Role

Spark is looking to hire motivated, dedicated, and experienced Child and Youth Support Workers. In this role, you’ll be working with children and youth in the community living with Autism Spectrum Disorder, varying mental illnesses, and behavioural challenges.

Care is tailored to each person, so each position is unique. Some clients need mainly in-home support. Others require support participating in community activities. Whatever the circumstances, we want people who will genuinely care about their wellbeing.

Why Choose Spark?

At Spark, we value community, work life balance and career development. To help foster your personal and professional growth, we partner with Spark U, a nonprofit focused on equipping, educating, and empowering caregivers. Spark U makes your job easier so you can focus more on you and your clients.

Whatever our clients’ age, background, or circumstances, we help them choose the perfect fit from our handpicked team of passionate, skilled and committed caregivers. As a caregiver with Spark, you have a voice in the matching process. We believe that your input will foster the best long-term relationships with your clients. At Spark you’ll have flexibility, autonomy and a team who truly cares about you.

Requirements

    • Cover letter outlining why you would be a great match for Spark. Tell us who you are!
    • Valid First Aid and CPR level C certification
    • Smartphone with a data plan
    • Criminal Record & Vulnerable Sector Check (within the last 12 months)
    • Experience working with individuals with ASD and/or mental health challenges and/or aggressive behaviours
    • CPI and/or NVCI training
    • University or College education in a related field

Become a Sparkler and help our clients believe in a different story.

Whatever your age, ability, orientation, ethnicity, race, culture, religion or gender identity – you are welcome. Our community is stronger and more vibrant when it is more diverse.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: , ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-04-04
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