Personal Support Roommate: Saint John NB

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Live-in Support person (female) wanted for live in companionship and support for 24 year old female in Uptown Saint John.

Responsibilities would include:

  • Over- night supervision in case of emergency
    • Days and overnights (aprox. 5 days a week)
    • 2 weekends per month
    • 3 evenings a week
  • Support in grocery shopping and meal preparation
  • Encouragement of community activities and involvement
  • Support in house hold responsibilities and laundry
  • Ability to manoeuver a wheelchair and lift wheelchair (35lbs)
  • Must remain sober during working hours
  • Help with personal care (successful candidate will be trained)

As compensation for your support:

  • Share a 2 bedroom apartment in the heart of Uptown Saint John rent free (utilities split)
  • Will be paid a monthly salary of $1200.00
  • Every other weekend off
  • Support the personal growth and development of a young woman and help to create a more inclusive community

Qualifications/requirements

  • Valid First Aid/CPR certification (or willing to obtain)
  • Valid criminal record check and vulnerable sector check
  • Non-smoker would be considered an asset

If you have a passion for building relationships, creating an inclusive community and helping people reach their full-potential; this may be the opportunity for you! If so, please send a resume and cover letter to Jamie Frazier, at the information below.

Jamie Frazier, Social Inclusion Facilitator NBACL

50 Crown St. Suite 206 Saint John NB

Tel: 658-6568

Fax: 658-2740

E-mail: socialinclusionsocialesj@nbacl.nb.ca

Please indicate that you are applying for the Private Personal Support Worker position.

***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 support 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 support worker. Decisions about the hiring of support 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 support worker you will be considered self employed and will be responsible for making any remittances (e.g., income tax, CPP premiums) required by law.***

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