Part-time (16-20hrs). Opportunities for extra hours will be available. Flexibility is a plus.
Caregiver must have many years' experience in working with people who have severe special needs. This particular client has severe CP & MR, and quadriplegia. Training in proper lifting and First Aid/CPR required. References are required.
Applicant must have strong communication skills and desire to further their career in special needs, nursing, or education. Enrollment in college courses or a college degree will give applicants an advantage. Degrees/majors do not have to necessarily directly relate to this position.
In addition to references and a detailed and relevant resume, please include a cover letter which describes the following:
- Why have you chosen to work in this field?
- What are some of the more difficult challenges you have personally had to overcome when working in this field?
- This job requires strong communication skills and an honest dedication to the field. What do you think qualifies you for this?