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Respite Care for Kids with Special Needs

College Nannies and Tutors of Poway San Diego, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $14 to $15 Hourly
  • Part-Time

Seeking highly patient, compassionate, and engaging people to spend quality time with children with special needs

Shifts: Will vary depending on each family's needs; Can be weekdays, evenings, or weekends. Some families will desire a regular ongoing schedule, others will be on-call.

During school year, families most typically need care in the afternoons or early evenings.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent care and support to children with developmental disabilities (e.g. autism spectrum disorder, Down syndrome), in their homes
  • Interact and communicate with office staff and parents in a professional manner
  • Practice a can-do, results matter attitude in line with the College Nannies + Sitters core values
  • Maintain an accurate and updated schedule of availability for on-call assignments
  • Engaging in play time and fun home learning activities
  • Willingness and ability to accept last minute job assignments- for same day and next day assignments
  • Participate in required ongoing training and development activities and events
  • Pay close attention to details/follow instructions
  • Use technology (mobile app) to maintain an always accurate schedule and enter timesheets

Why Work for College Nannies and Sitters?

Mileage reimbursement for up to 40 miles round trip commute per assignment, at 58 cents per mile

Competitive pay via biweekly direct deposit and opportunities for merit based increases and bonuses
Paid, ongoing professional development and management
Ability to earn overtime, holiday pay, and paid sick time

Qualifications:

  • Experience related to working with, caring for and/or teaching children (youth groups, camp counselor, after school aid, babysitter, nanny, teacher, classroom aid, or similar)
  • Able to provide at least 2 references to verify relevant experience
  • Previous experience with special needs a PLUS but not required (We will train)
  • Calm, compassionate, patient personality; Able to keep cool under stressful or challenging situations.
  • Able to undergo Respite Care basic training, including getting certified in CPR
  • Access to reliable vehicle or other means of transportation to commute to assignments (We will reimburse for mileage!)
  • High School diploma or equivalent (College experience a PLUS)
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Reliable, punctual, patient, kind, and a great communicator
  • Able and willing to undergo standard background check
  • Eligible to work in the US
  • Able to lift 15-30lbs

College Nannies and Tutors of Poway

Why Work Here?

Work and Play DO Mix with College Nannies and Sitters

Helping families grow stronger since 2017 College Nannies, Sitters, and Tutors of Poway (CNS+T) has been Building Stronger Families® in Poway, CA and surrounding communities since 2017. Locally owned and operated, we are part of your community, here to serve your family. We offer a complete set of placement and on-call childcare services specifically tailored to the needs of busy families and working professionals. By allowing us to handle all the details of finding a qualified nanny or babysitter and employing them directly, you can enjoy hassle free childcare with no worries. Having a CNS+T childcare professional in your home is a great way to enhance your family's quality of life. We are authorized by the San Diego Regional Center to provide in-home respite care to children with special needs.

Address

9921 Carmel Mountain Rd. #118
San Diego, CA
USA

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