Strive Living Society is currently seeking highly skilled, experienced and active couples in Coquitlam to provide a warm and inclusive home environment for an individual with Autism Spectrum Disorder who is nonverbal and is physically very active and enjoys outdoor activities. Homes must have a separate suite available for the individual to live in. The ideal candidate would have experience supporting individuals with seizures, individuals with limited expressive communication, and challenging behaviors. Funding contract is $5300 net per month. In addition, one to one staff supports of up to 10 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 email@example.com or fax it to 604.936.9003 “Attn: Nozi”.