Strive Living Society is currently seeking families and individuals in Richmond or surrounding areas who are interested in providing an independent suite within their home to 2 boys with developmental disabilities. The ideal candidate would have experience supporting individuals with developmental disabilities and be available to provide ongoing support. Funding contracts range from $6,000 to $8,000 net per month. In addition, one to one staff supports of up to 14 or 16 hours per day will be provided to give caregivers a period of respite.
Suitability of the applicant will be determined through a screening process based on an agency interviews, reference checks, submission of all requirements (including a criminal record background check for all adults over 19 years of age that reside within the home, current first aid certification, and a medical note).
**Valid BC Driver’s License, clear driver’s abstract, and a reliable vehicle
** Be comfortable working both individually and as part of a multi-disciplinary team of professionals
**Valid Home and Vehicle insurance
**Negative TB Test
**NVCI/MANDT training is an asset but not required.
**Extensive experience supporting individuals with complex intellectual, behavioural and/or social needs.
All above requirements can be obtained before an individual moves in. Strive also offers training opportunities for our contractors including First Aid, CPR and Mandt training. If you are interested in becoming a Hybrid Supported Home Share provider please send your resume and cover letter along with a description of the accommodations you have to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax it to 604.936.9003 “Attn: Nozi”.