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Supports for Individuals Since 1986
We are constantly seeking talented individuals to join OPTIONS. We are currently seeking to fill the following positions:
OPTIONS is looking to contract with a “LIVE IN” Supportive Roommate preferably a couple to reside in the home of a person with disabilities. Their home is located in the Shawnessy area of SW, Calgary. Supportive Roommate must have behavioral experience. This position requires assistance with hygiene and personal care. Reading, writing and speaking fluent English is mandatory. This position is available November 1, 2020. If you are interested please submit your resume by September 30th to Signe Selk @ Sselk@optionsplus.org or at 403-724-6114 for more information. Please note that only qualified applicants will be contacted.
OPTIONS is accepting applications for the position of Supportive Roommate who are interested and available to provide support to an Individual with a Developmental Disability. The Individual owns his own home and so the Supportive Roommate would live with him in his home. In this position, the Roommate would be a sub-contractor to OPTIONS. OPTIONS requires someone with experience/knowledge in mental health and developmental disabilities. Additionally, you would be required to partake in mandatory training including the following: Safe Bathing, Food Handling, CPI, Positive Behavior and Supports, Abuse Protocol, and First Aid/CPR. You will also need to provide a criminal record check/vulnerable sector check. The role of a Supportive Roommate will include: Assisting with daily living skills Goal attainment Monthly home visits from OPTIONS Attending recreational activities Annual ISP meetings Regular communication with OPTIONS Monthly Documentation Upkeep of training Attending medical appointments Advocating for the person who lives with you Some assistance with Personal Care assistance OPTIONS takes client care very seriously and we are seeking like-minded supportive roommates who can provide long-term living arrangements. If this sounds like a good fit for you, please forward your resume and supportive roommate application to email@example.com. Only those with the necessary experience and knowledge will be contacted. No out of country applications will be considered.