Respite Workers (POOL) – St. Andrews, MB

Respite Workers (POOL) – St. Andrews, MB

Peguis Child and Family Services

CASUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
RESPITE WORKERS (POOL)
Location: ST. ANDREWS, MB

Peguis Child and Family Services are currently compiling a pool of Respite Workers that will provide support
and respite for Service Providers. The Respite Worker is responsible for providing a full range of services
that may include assisting the Service Provider’s with support in the home, providing respite as well as
transportation.

The Respite Worker will be required to:
• Be a positive role model;
• Work closely with the Foster Parent and/or Agency staff to provide the designated services;
• Provide guidance to youth (life skills, self-care techniques, communication skills, budgeting,
nutrition, etc.);
• Escort clients to appointments;
• Document and report all contact with clients in a timely matter.

Qualifications:
• Current First Aid/CPR Certificate;
• Foster Parent Orientation and Little Warriors ‘Prevent It’ Training is an asset;
• Minimum of one year experience in the field of Child and Family Services;
• Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and an insured vehicle (with $2,000,000 liability) are required;
• Flexibility to work on short notice and in the evenings and/or on weekends;
• Demonstrated organizational, problem-solving and interpersonal skills with effective verbal and
written communication skills;
• Exceptional crisis intervention and risk assessment skills;
• Proficiency in computers – Microsoft Office is required; knowledge of CFSIS is an asset;
• Knowledge of the Manitoba Child and Family Services Act;
• First Nation applicants are encouraged to self-identify as being of First Nations descent
Applicants must provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Record Check and a Child Abuse Registry
Check.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JUNE 18, 2021 @ 5:00 PM

We thank all who apply however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Qualified
applicants are encouraged to submit their resumes, cover letters, three references and record checks to:

Human Resources
Peguis Child and Family Services Inc.
Unit 1-1349 Border St. Winnipeg, MB R3H 0N1
Fax: (204) 632-7226
Subject: St. Andrews Respite Worker Application June 2021
Email: regan.clemons@peguiscfs.org