The role of the Private Personal Support Worker involves providing direct support to an individual with Multiple Sclerosis in every way possible to facilitate personal growth and relationship building, as they emerge in their rightful place within the community.
Main Responsibilities include:
- Encouraging personal skill development in all areas,
- Building self-esteem with an Approach that focuses on ‘assisting with’ vs. ‘doing for’,
- Getting involved in the community – recreation, shopping, building positive relationships,
- Building a relationship based on respect,
- Facilitating any area in which someone may need support in order to achieve full life eg,
- Assist with Personal Care
- Assist with morning & evening routine (Such as transfer from bed to wheelchair, exercises, etc.)
- Encouraging, teaching and assisting with household, community and personal responsibilities such as;
- Assist with Meal Preparation
- Assist with Housekeeping
- Personal Care Training, Personal Support Worker Course and/or previous experience
- Experience supporting or volunteering with persons with a disability
- Having a car considered a major asset
- Mandatory Criminal & Vulnerable record check (or willing to obtain)
- Mandatory Social Development check (or willing to obtain)
- Monday: 7pm to 9pm
- Tuesday: 6pm to 9pm
- Thursday: 7:30am to 10:30am
- Friday: 7pm to 9pm
- Saturday: 7:30am to 10:30am & 6pm to 9pm
- Sunday: 7:30am to 10:30am & 6pm to 9pm
Wage: $13 per hour
Please respond with curriculum vitae to Shawn Austin at SLVAMoncton2@nbacl.nb.ca; by April 28th 2017.
Please note: All positions are Private Hire indicating that the support worker is self-employed and not an employee of NBACL.
***Please note that in sending your resume you agree to have your name and personal information included and stored in a NBACL database of potential respite workers. You will be able to request to have your name and personal information removed at any time.
You may be contacted for an interview when individuals (supported though an NBACL program) identify a need for a respite worker. Decisions about the hiring of respite workers rest with the individual requiring support and/or their family. If you are selected, you will not be an employee of NBACL or the Department of Social Development. In your role of respite worker you will be considered self-employed and will be responsible for making any remittances (e.g., income tax, CPP premiums) required by law. ***