Live-in / Shared Living Caregiver

John Howard Society Okanagan & Kootenay - Kelowna, BC (30 days ago)

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Are you someone who has experience with care giving or support work and is also looking for a FREE place to live? We have an Immediate opportunity for a shared living support role!

John Howard Society works with people with neurodevelopmental disabilities, mental illness, substance misuse, and additional barriers to living in the community.

We are looking for a professional room-mate to live in as a shared living caregiver to an adult male we support in the community. Responsibilities include meal preparation, medication monitoring & reminders, engagement, and supporting the individual live successfully within the shared home.

The rent cost reflects the expectations of duties as a shared living provider. Situation includes:

- FREE rent.
- FREE utilities and internet.
- Approximately $2,000/month paid to shared living caregiver.

The condo has two bedrooms, two bath, washer/dryer, kitchen, living area, and a large covered deck. Located in Rutland and close to amenities. We would prefer at least a six month commitment. The unit is available October, 2019. If you see this ad, it's still available.

Applicants must complete a criminal record check for working with vulnerable populations, reference/background check, and enter a contractual agreement with John Howard.

We will provide training and ongoing support.

Please send your resumeif you are interested and/or would like more information.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $2,000.00 /month

Experience:

  • home care: 1 year (Preferred)
  • mental health and/or substance abuse: 1 year (Preferred)
  • support work: 1 year (Preferred)
  • individuals with complex or challenging needs: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Kelowna, BC (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Driver’s License Class 5 (or N) (Preferred)
  • First Aid with CPR (Preferred)