Respite Worker

Position: Respite

$18.00 to $22.00 /hour

Side by Side Therapy is currently looking for skilled individuals to fill part-time Respite Worker positions. Respite workers will work one-on-one with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (or other developmental disabilities) in the children’s home.


  • Assist clients with self-care and recreation activities.
  • Update client’s family members on condition of their loved ones and progress as necessary.
  • Make home visits to clients that have various diagnoses.
  • Provide respite care on a planned or emergency basis during the day, evenings or weekends.
  • Write progress notes regarding client objectives and goals.
  • Report all suspicions of child abuse or child endangerment.
  • Engage in recreational and skill building activities toward the clients’ interest.


  • Experience working with individuals living with disabilities
  • Outgoing, sociable, and willing to take initiative
  • Compassionate, trustworthy, patient, and reliable
  • First Aid Certification: Preferred
  • Automobile Licence: Preferred

Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Screening required

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