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Weese Family

Attendant for Autistic Child

Address

12941 Turner Estates Drive

Broadway, VA 22815

Contact Information:

Laurie Weese

Email:  weeselm@dukes.jmu.edu

Job Description

Garrett is 13 years old and is happy, fun and good-natured.  He needs constant 1:1 monitoring for safety.    Will prepare gluten-free meals/snacks , administer medication (pills), assist him with bathing, bhygiene tasks, and light housekeeping.  Will interact with him to facilitate/encourage social interaction, self-help skills and play skills.  At times we may go to the park or other outings. 

This is a Medicaid funded position.  Medicaid will conduct a background check as part of the paperwork / hiring process.  Friday, Saturday and Sunday work is also available with flexible start/end times.  We have a dog and cat inside the home.  Your meals/snacks and beverages will be provided during duty hours. 

Pay Rate: $8.66 or current Medicaid rate

Hours per week:  10-20

Specific hours:  Mondays and Wednesdays, 4p-9:30pm.    

Candidate Requirements

Must be able to lift 70 pounds, run fast and be a non-smoker.  Positive and assertive attitude, energetic and patience is required.  Previous experience with kids is a must, special needs kids experience a plus.  You will need your own transportation and have child-locks on back car doors if a 4-door vehicle.  Must also show proof of car insurance.

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