Unique free housing opportunity for individuals working or studying remotely
Seeking exceptional individual interested in becoming housemate/caregiver for man with autism in North Wilmington/Bellefonte condominium community.
The caregiver will share, a spacious two bedroom, two and half bath, living, dining room and kitchen home with the resident and enjoy his /her own rent-free furnished master bedroom with a full bath, and small adjacent office.
Utilities, condo fees and Wi-Fi are included as well as access to the condo community swimming pool and fitness room.
About the resident:
The resident has the disability of autism for which he needs around the clock support or supervision.
The resident has limited speech and uses a pictures (PECS) to communicate.
The resident is fully mobile and has no physical health issues.
An existing team of caregivers support the resident throughout the day at work, in outdoor recreational activities and at home.
About the applicant:
The caregiver would be required to be on site during overnight asleep hours 5 days/week from 10:30 pm-8:30 am and assist the resident in getting ready in the morning.
This is not an overnight awake position as the resident typically sleeps through the night.
Compensation for the caregiver will be in the form of the living arrangements provided.
Additional hours with monetary compensation are available, if desired.
Previous experience as a caregiver, direct support professional, and/or work with the intellectual/developmental disability population is strongly preferred but not essential.
Must be at least 21 years old.
Must have transportation, a valid driver’s license and safe driving record
Must pass State and Federal background checks, TB and COVID tests and a drug screen.
The resident’s home is a non-smoking, alcohol-free and equal opportunity environment.
To apply, send resume and statement of interest to: Autism Delaware Inc.
924 Old Harmony Road Suite 201
Newark, DE 19713
Attn: Human Resources
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