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Respite Provider

Respite Provider

Are you inspired to provide care and attention to another? To be part of that person’s life and help them to grow? Do you have skills in American Sign Language, and respect for people who are differently-abled? Then we may have the job for you!

Northwestern Counseling & Support Services is looking for an active individual to provide every-other-weekend respite support to a bright, happy, social, 24-year-old deaf woman with a supportive family who uses a wheelchair due to cerebral palsy. 

This position has potential to entail assisting this individual with various activities in the community such as Physical Therapy and swimming. Individual has a handicap accessible van available for staff to use. Staff must be willing to assist with personal care.

Staff must be willing to be trained on Special Care Procedures by NCSS nurse. If interested, please contact Jessica Carswell at 802-370-4025.

Jan 10, 2019
Jan 23, 2019
Developmental Services
Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities preferred. Must be okay with performing personal care needs for consumer. Valid drivers license, and a passed background screening. Knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL) preferred.
Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
St. Albans, VT
Weekends, potential for evenings.
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