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Looking for Live-in Caregiver for Special Needs Home

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Family seeking long-term live-in caregiver/mothers helper for two non-verbal teenage boys (aged 12 & 13) with autism (one with a seizure disorder). Position available immediately. We live in a large townhouse in Victoria – three levels and facing a play park (no pets and non-smoking). Walking distance to Mayfair Mall and Uptown Shopping Centre. Parents are laid back and easy going. Kids are loving, active, and have great little personalities. Willingness to commit to a long-term contract required. (*Will also consider a Live-out if willing to do split shift, i.e. 6am-8am and 3pm-7:30pm M-F and Sundays*) Qualifications and experience • active, loving, patient and reliable • minimum 19 years old and entitled to work in Canada (citizen or permanent resident) • experience caring for children with developmental disabilities required Duties and responsibilities • follow instructions from parents and childrens’ therapy team • assist in getting the kids up and the morning and ready for school and onto the bus • assist in toileting, eating, washing, dressing • assist in cooking nutritious meals for the children, including making school lunches the night before • playing with and entertaining the children • light housekeeping duties • other tasks as required • valid driver’s license an asset Time-off available when the children are in school during weekdays. Saturdays off. Full day of work expected on Sunday. When the kids are in school, you are free to come and go about your day. Remuneration and benefits • Salary of $42,000 per year ($3,500 a month) before taxes and benefits • Room and board provided o furnished room on the first floor with a full bathroom ensuite (door secured with lock and key for privacy) o food provided (i.e. purchased as part of the family’s weekly grocery shop) • $1,000 bonus payable every 6-months after commencement of employment (limited by length of initial contract signed) Two weeks annual vacation – timing negotiable with advanced notice. Overtime banked for additional paid time-off. Applications Reply to this ad directly. Short listed candidates will be subject to criminal record/credit checks and successful interaction with the children.

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