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SUPPORT WORKER/LIFE SKILLS WORKER FOR SPECIAL NEEDS TEEN

Vancouver - British Columbia (BC),

Respite Worker/Caregiver/Support Worker - In Home/...

Job Description:

This position is a one on one support worker for a 17 year old autistic boy- partly verbal, good comprehension, can read, and requires guidance and support with daily life skills.

Provide guidance and support with daily life skills, such as dressing.

Work on independence with daily life skills.
Prepare light meals.
Help plan and assist regular community outings.

He's typically a content easy going guy who likes neighborhood walks, happy crowds, good food : -) music, swimming...or possibly an activity you may inspire...

I'm looking for someone to help encourage his potential while working on independent life skills and communication. This includes – planning, helping him get ready to go out, preparing meals/snacks with him, community activities..and just hanging out being a friend. He has communication challenges (expressive) and requires considerable direction, but is aware and very perceptive. His receptive language (listening and following direction) is very good;

Two years of experience working with special needs is required.

Warm enthusiasm, a fun attitude with calm understanding brings out the best in my son. This position is afternoons/eves, & weekends.

A car would be an asset

Job Type: Part-time

Located west side of Vancouver

Salary: $18.00 to $23.00 /hour

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $18.00 to $23.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Support Care: 2 years (Required)

Location:

  • Vancouver, BC (Required)

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