Private Respite Worker Wanted

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A Saint John family is looking for outgoing, compassionate, energetic, patient, and reliable adults to provide weekend respite in their home for a young adult male with multiple disabilities.

Candidates should possess, or be in the process of obtaining one the following accreditations:
• Home Support Worker
• Health Care Aid
• Human Service Worker
• Nursing Assistant
• Special Care Home Worker

Responsibilities would include, but are not limited to:

• Assistance with personal care (family will provide training);
• Assisting with meals and daily interests/tasks; and
• Cooking and Cleaning

Other Qualifications/Requirements:

• Valid criminal record check and vulnerable sector check
• Social Development background check
• Valid First-Aid and CPR training
• Non-smoker
• Candidate must be reliable

How to Apply

Candidates to apply through the website OR by submitting resume to the following
• Resume
• Cover letter

Please indicate that you are applying for the Private Respite 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 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.***

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