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Special needs jobs in Canada

There are 28 job(s) Special needs Caregiver(s) corresponding to your search

Special Needs average salary in Canada is $17.83 / hour

Nathly - Special needs caregiver job offer - Montreal-Nord

Languages:
French
Job Type:
Occasional
Distance:
3.1km
Start:
07/17/24
Salary:
$20/hour
Languages:
French
Job Type:
Occasional
Distance:
3.1km
Start:
07/17/24
Salary:
$20/hour

Bonjour. J'ai besoin d'une gardienne pour ma fille TSA. Ma fille est Elisabeth 9 ans, semi non-verbal. Elle comprend quand on lui parle. Aime beaucoup la musique et les films musicaux de Disney. Quand...

Eugénie - Special needs caregiver job offer - Montreal

Languages:
French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
5.6km
Start:
05/27/24
Salary:
$19.27/hour
Languages:
French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
5.6km
Start:
05/27/24
Salary:
$19.27/hour

** Chèque emploi service - Recherche personne sérieuse ** Famille à la recherche d'une aide auprès d'un jeune garçon âgé de 7 ans et présentant un trouble du spectre de l'autisme, non verbal. Do...

Michel - Special needs caregiver job offer - Montreal

Languages:
English, French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
6.4km
Start:
08/04/24
Salary:
$2000/hour
Languages:
English, French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
6.4km
Start:
08/04/24
Salary:
$2000/hour

I'm a man in my sixties. I am quadriplegic and live in Montreal. I am an active person who likes to get out and travel. I am looking for a live-in caregiver. Someone who would live and travel with me...

Michel - Special needs caregiver job offer - Montreal

Languages:
English, French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
6.4km
Start:
08/04/24
Salary:
$2000/hour
Languages:
English, French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
6.4km
Start:
08/04/24
Salary:
$2000/hour

Je suis un homme dans la soixantaine. Je suis tétraplégique et j’habite à Montréal. Je suis une personne active qui aime sortir et voyager. Je suis à la recherche d'un ou d'une aide-familiale résiden...

Patrick - Special needs caregiver job offer - Montreal

Languages:
French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
6.4km
Start:
09/15/24
Salary:
$20/hour
Languages:
French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
6.4km
Start:
09/15/24
Salary:
$20/hour

Bonjour, Je suis une personne en situation de handicap et il se pourrait que je doive me rendre à la fondation Mira pour un camp d'entraînement afin de recevoir un nouveau chien d'assistance pendant...

Hello - Special needs caregiver job offer - Laval

Languages:
English
Job Type:
Occasional
Distance:
11.4km
Start:
07/10/24
Salary:
$25/hour
Languages:
English
Job Type:
Occasional
Distance:
11.4km
Start:
07/10/24
Salary:
$25/hour

Hello - Special needs caregiver job offer - Laval

Languages:
English
Job Type:
Occasional
Distance:
11.4km
Start:
07/10/24
Salary:
$25/hour
Languages:
English
Job Type:
Occasional
Distance:
11.4km
Start:
07/10/24
Salary:
$25/hour

Shawn - Special needs caregiver job offer - Montreal

Languages:
English
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
12.3km
Start:
06/17/24
Salary:
$19.02/hour
Languages:
English
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
12.3km
Start:
06/17/24
Salary:
$19.02/hour

I am a 51 year-old male with Cerebral Palsy. I'm looking for someone mornings and afternoons to get me out of bed, change my diaper, wash me, dress me and put me in my wheelchair.

Melanie - Special needs caregiver job offer - Westmount

Languages:
French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
13km
Start:
07/01/24
Salary:
$22/hour
Languages:
French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
13km
Start:
07/01/24
Salary:
$22/hour

Nous cherchons une personne responsable pour notre fille de 12 ans qui est dans le spectre de l’autisme et non verbale. Principalement votre mandat sera de l’accompagner à différentes activités extér...

Yannick - Special needs caregiver job offer - Varennes

Languages:
French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
16.3km
Start:
08/19/24
Salary:
$19/hour
Languages:
French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
16.3km
Start:
08/19/24
Salary:
$19/hour

I am looking for someone who will come to the house to take care of my 21 year old boy who is ASD. The job involves watching him, doing small activities with him like bathing, walking, reading books t...

tristan - Special needs caregiver job offer - Laval

Languages:
French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
21.1km
Start:
07/14/24
Salary:
$19.21/hour
Languages:
French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
21.1km
Start:
07/14/24
Salary:
$19.21/hour

Nous sommes a la recherche d'une personne pouvant venir tenir compagnie a ma mère qui est atteinte de la maladie d'Alzheimer. Donner du répits a mon père et aux prochex aidant en venant tenir compagni...

Nicole - Special needs caregiver job offer - Blainville

Languages:
French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
22.2km
Start:
07/08/24
Salary:
$19.6/hour
Languages:
French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
22.2km
Start:
07/08/24
Salary:
$19.6/hour

L’aider à développer ses habiletés sociales, pratiquer des activités de loisirs (bricolage, peinture, jeux de société), la stimuler à faire de l’exercice léger (marche, exercices).

Julie - Special needs caregiver job offer - Saint-Constant

Languages:
French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
24.5km
Start:
06/25/24
Salary:
$20/hour
Languages:
French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
24.5km
Start:
06/25/24
Salary:
$20/hour

Nous recherchons quelqu'un pour assister et interagir avec une jeune fille de 17 ans,calme gentille,ayant des intérêts limités. Nous recherchons une personne [femme de préférence]qui prendra soins d'a...

Annie - Special needs caregiver job offer - Blainville

Languages:
French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
25.1km
Start:
07/22/24
Salary:
$19.27/hour
Languages:
French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
25.1km
Start:
07/22/24
Salary:
$19.27/hour

1) Nous aurions besoin du perle rare pour notre belle Annie. Du lundi au vendredi de 9h30 a 17hrs. Cette personne devra faire des soins igiène, d'autre soins de tout les jours, êtres alaise avec des...

Annie - Special needs caregiver job offer - Blainville

Languages:
French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
25.1km
Start:
07/22/24
Salary:
$19.27/hour
Languages:
French
Job Type:
Regular
Distance:
25.1km
Start:
07/22/24
Salary:
$19.27/hour

Nous aurions besoin d'une personne pour la routine de soir...formation sur place...chambre adapté pour personne en fauteuil roulant... La personne doit être patiente, minutieuse et être alaise avec u...

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HELP TO FIND A SPECIAL NEEDS CAREGIVER JOB

What is SOSgarde?
If you're looking for a special needs caregiving role in your area, SOSgarde is here to provide assistance! We can quickly link you with the local family offering the ideal secial needs caregiving job for you. For over a decade, we've been assisting Canadian special needs caregivers in locating special needs caregiving jobs that are enjoyable and rewarding.
How to to offer my special needs caregiving services?
SOSgarde is not a staffing business. Instead, the special needs jobs listed on our site are from local families. Therefore, to be considered for one of these opportunities, you must create a special needs caregiver profile on our platform. After that, you will get notifications for jobs near you. If you are interested in a particular role, be sure to apply as soon as you can - time is of the essence when it comes to finding the right special needs care job quickly.
What do I need to do to put my name for a special needs care job?
To discover the number of special needs caregiving jobs in your area, the first step is to search by postal code. The page with the available care jobs will show the specifics of the position, as well as the start date. If one of the special needs caregiver jobs appeals to you, apply to it right away through SOSgarde. Your message will be sent to the family who posted the job, and they will reach out to you if they decide you are the right fit.
What is the rate for taking care of a special needs person?
The rate of in-home care for those with special needs can vary based on a few factors, as the level of care necessary, and the location of the job.Typically, the hourly rate for in-home special needs care for adult or child can range from $15 to $30 for a live-out caregiver. Fees could be higher if the person has complex health issues that call for specialized skills and equipment. If the in-home care job is a live-in position, the rate can go up to from $225 to $325 per day or more. We suggest taking a look at several special needs caregivers registered on SOSgarde and discuss the duties and expectations for the job with the hiring family to decide on a fair rate.
What is the typical job description for a special needs caregiver?
A special needs caregiver cares for children and adults with special needs, such as those with physical or cognitive disabilities, mental illness, or chronic medical conditions. A special needs caregiver job duties typically include:
  • Assisting with daily living activities, such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and eating.
  • Providing companionship and emotional support.
  • Administering medications and treatments as prescribed by a doctor.
  • Assisting with mobility, including the use of mobility aids, such as a wheelchair or walker.
  • Helping with communication, such as using sign language or assistive technology.
  • Assisting with light housekeeping and household management, such as laundry and meal preparation.
  • Monitoring the individual's health and reporting any changes to a healthcare provider.
  • Taking the individual to medical appointments and providing transportation as needed.
  • Helping with physical therapy or other rehabilitation exercises.
  • Encouraging the individual needing special care to participate in leisure activities and engage in the community.
A compassionate and patient personality is needed to be a good special needs caregiver. It would be important to have a strong understanding of the individual's specific needs and how to meet them. Training in first aid, CPR, and other relevant caregiving skills may also be required depending of the special care needs.
Do you need qualifications to be a spcial needs caregiver?
Every job concerning special needs has its own unique requirements, and each position for a caregiver of someone with special needs necessitates specific qualifications. Here are the most common elements:
  • Education: Some employers might need the applicant to hold a high school diploma or its equivalent, while others may prefer them to have gone to college for an associated field such as healthcare or special education.
  • Experience: Having some prior experience with caregiving, either paid or as a volunteer, is often a must, especially if the individual has complex medical or behavioural needs.
  • Training: Knowing basic first aid, CPR, and similar healthcare related skills, and being informed about particular care techniques for people with special needs is generally a requirement for families needing a special needs caregiver.
  • Background check: To guarantee the safety of the individual with special needs, a criminal background check is often necessary.
  • Physical ability: Caregiving for individuals with special needs can be physically demanding.
What are important traits that a special need in home caregiver must have?
Providing care to those with special needs necessitates a mixture of personal characteristics, expertise, and attributes to give successful support and care. Essential qualities include:
  • Compassion and empathy: It is imperative to have an understanding and a capability to respond to the emotional requirements of special needs individuals.
  • Patience and understanding: Special needs caregivers should be patient and have a comprehension of the individual's needs, particularly if they have behavioral or communication difficulties.
  • Good communication skills: Caregivers must be able to communicate effectively with the special needs individual they care for, their family, and healthcare providers.
  • Physical and emotional stamina: Special needs caregiving can be physically and emotionally draining, so caregivers ought to be able to handle the pressure and sustain their energy and concentration.
  • Flexibility: Caregivers must be capable of adjusting to changes in the individual's needs and schedules.
  • Attention to detail: Caregivers must pay attention to the small details to ensure the individual's safety as well as health and well-being.
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