We are looking for families willing to share their own home with adults who, due to complex challenges and health conditions, cannot live on their own. You will work alongside us providing the care, support and supervision they need to live as independently and as comfortably as possible.
A Truly Unique Job
Work for the entire family:
Our homes work best when the entire family gets involved. Encourage your family members to become respite workers so they can take on the role when you can’t.
Work from home:
Put your caring skills to good use without leaving the comfort of your home. If you have any necessary improvements or adjustments needed for you home, we offer $1,000 to cover these costs.
Strong team culture:
Become an important part of a care team that works to support adults to live as comfortably and as independently as possible.
We will equip you with all the knowledge and skills you need to be successful in this role. You will have support available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Make a difference:
Witness the positive impact you and your family have on the life of another each and every day.
Our usual rates are between $3,200 and $6,000 per month.
Use Your Clinical Skills:
Often are family caregivers are Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses, Healthcare Workers or they have strong skills and experience in providing community, health and social services.
At a minimum you must…
- Be over 21 years of age.
- Be eligible to work in Canada and have lived in Canada for at least one year.
- Be financially stable.
- Own or rent your home.
- Be able to provide each adult with his or her own bedroom.
- Be fluent in English.
- Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
- Be able to provide three references.
- Provide a medical report from your doctor.
- Have no more than four children/youth living in the home.
- Have no international students or clients from other agencies living in the home.
Are You Sure You Are Looking For Me?
The people that choose to take on this role come from a wide range of backgrounds and skill levels. They, and their families, do not conform to any ‘standard’. What you do need is an enthusiasm to work with people, to be easy to talk to and a desire to make a difference.
“We have two clients living in our home. They face many challenges, however we are well supported. The staff at PLEA are experts in what they do and very knowledgeable. Their guidance helped us to make our clients feel at home in a very short space of time. We have seen some amazing positive changes in each client’s health and general outlook on life.”
“I am amazed at how love can be expressed in so many ways. My wife and I consider ourselves blessed for the opportunity to give care and comfort to other people.”
“I think the program is special. It really helps adults and gives them a chance at succeeding in life as well as supporting them in the community.”
“I feel I wouldn’t have become as independent again without this help”
“This program provides comprehensive and skilled support to individuals with complex needs”