Side by Side Therapy is currently looking for skilled individuals to fill part-time Respite Worker positions in the Greater Toronto Area. Respite workers will work one-on-one with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (or other developmental disabilities) in the children’s home.
Assist clients with dressing and bathing, and recreation activities.
Update client’s family members on condition of their loved ones and progress as necessary.
Make home visits to clients that have various medical diagnoses.
Provide respite care on a planned or emergency basis during the day, evenings or weekends.
Write progress notes regarding client objectives and goals.
Report all suspicions of child abuse or child endangerment.
Engage in recreational and skill building activities toward the clients’ interest.
Drive the clients to and from community outings, in your own car.
Experience working with individuals living with disabilities
Outgoing, sociable, and willing to take initiative
Compassionate, trustworthy, patient, and reliable
First Aid Certification, Vulnerable Sector Check and Professional Liability Insurance required
Must have own vehicle with proper insurance for use for work purposes.
For more information about Side by Side Therapy please visit our website at www.sidebysidetherapy.ca