Live In Care Assistant Needed for Family with 2 Special Needs Teens

Philadelphia Nanny Network

Posted Under: Villanova, Pennsylvania jobs in Other; Other jobs in zipcode 19085
Posted On: 2019-05-16

Live In Family/Personal Care Assistant Needed in Villanova to help care for two school age boys; 13 and 17 years old (high functioning autism). Eligible candidates must have experience working with special needs teens/adults; specifically Autism and/or Aspergers Syndrome. There is a private apartment connected to the home for the caregiver with a private entrance. This position is long term with a minimum of a year commitment required, and starts as soon as they find the right caregiver. Schedule: - 50 hours/week - Monday-Friday, 6:30am-8:30am and 12pm-7:30p - If kids are home from school for any reason, caregiver would work the full day - Any extra hours worked over 50 will be paid in addition to weekly pay Responsibilities include: - Supervising boys personal hygiene - Get boys ready for school - Driving youngest to school and sports (Family/Personal Care Assistant will use own car; a credit card will be provided for gas) - Assure oldest gets on the bus every morning - Supervise tutors in the home for both boys - Run errands - Schedule childrens doctors/dentist appointments - Supervise any activities with the kids and their friends - Participate in school functions and activities when a parent cannot attend - Grocery shop and cook healthy family meals each night - Maintain tidiness of kitchen, bedrooms, common and children areas (family has a housekeeper) including the family/personal care assistants room - Help with household organizational projects - Manage minor household repairs and schedule maintenance appointments - Additionally, Mom would love help with holiday decorating, gift shopping/wrapping, help with parties and anything else that will help the home run smoothly. - The family has a dog (mini Golden-Doodle) responsibilities include feeding and letting the dog out during the day Compensation: - In addition to $900-$1000 per week gross (BEFORE TAXES) for 50 hours per week, depending on background and experience, the candidate will receive pay for additional hours worked over 50 - 2 weeks paid vacation (to be coordinated with familys plans) - 5 paid sick personal days - Major holidays paid - $100 per month health benefit stipend Requirements: - Candidate must have experience working with special needs teens/adults, specifically Autism and/or Aspergers Syndrome, and be able to provide checkable references - Able to provide proof of legal work status in the US - Willing to get infant/child First Aid and CPR trained, if not already Interested? - Fill out Part 1 of our online application through our website at: - If unable to complete an online application call Philadelphia Nanny Network at 610-645-6550 Want more information? Visit our YouTube page! - Finding the Right Job For You: - Working as a Nanny: Best Job Ever!: - Trouble Finding a Nanny Job?:

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