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Experienced Care Homes for Mental Health/Addictions

Company:
Strive Living Society
Location:
Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
Salary:
$1500-$4500
Posted:
December 01, 2016
Description:

A large non-profit organization is currently seeking family care providers to provide care and support in their own home to individuals with mental health, addictions, and/or developmental disabilites. We are currently seeking experienced MALE care providers with NO CHILDREN in the home, who are comfortable supporting individuals with extreme behaviours, mental health issues, and addictions.

Prospective Care Providers should:

** Be comfortable working individually and as part of a multi-disciplinary team of professionals

** Have a minimum of one year experience working with individuals with disabilities

** Have a minimum of one year of medical and/or community support experience (i.e. care aide, nursing, community support work, mental health worker, addiction counsellor, social work, etc.)

** Experience working with an individual with difficult/challenging behaviours

**Be comfortable with addictions and substance abuse

**Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Training an asset

Additional Qualifications (or willing to obtain):

** Emergency First Aid (Adult Care)

** CPR (level A)

** A positive criminal record check

** Food Safe Certificate

** A negative TB test

** A Valid BC Driver's Licence, and a driver's abstract from ICBC