$18 – 20/hr
Looking for a part-time Personal Support Worker
Looking for an motivated individual willing to make a difference in a life of 20-year-old non-verbal individual with autism. Person must have with experience working with adolescents or young adults on the Autism Spectrum.
- Actively encouraging and supporting leisure and meaningful activities both inside and outside of the home, in accordance with individual interests. Community outings (swimming, hiking, biking, shopping etc.)
-Skills training and helping the person become more independent in his daily living skills (dressing himself, loading dishwasher, cleaning his room, laundry and fixing simple meals).
-Using Support Planning to support individual in managing challenging behaviors.
-Being respectful non-judgemental and presuming competence