Special Needs


Pinnacle Peak and Pima: The family is searching for a passionate and caring individual who wants to share in the care and needs of their special needs 35 year old daughter. The ideal schedule needed is a split shift  from 6AM – 8AM and then 3:30 – 9:30PM M-F for a 40 hour work week.  She attends a Day Program 8-4. They are seeking a long term commitment with growth and advancement potential. A career driven candidate is desired. Ideally, the family is desiring a 3 – 5 year commitment. Both Mom and Dad are in and out of the home and have busy schedules.    Therefore they need a caregiver for the morning shift to get her dressed, fed, and ready for her day at her program and then the afternoon shift, to care for her once she returns home from the program at 4PM.  Her needs are that  of total care and supervision.  She is nonverbal and non-ambulatory (in a wheelchair) so duties include lifting  in and out of her chair throughout the day, changing,  bathing, dressing, etc.  She is small and weighs approx  70 lbs.  There is a live-in option, as they have a guest house for a live-in candidate. For either live-in or live-out, the split shift schedule will be needed. A special education background is desirable but not mandatory.  A caregiver with the right  heart and passion and  who develops a rapport with their daughter is key. Their daughter  is easy to communicate with and has no behavioral issues.  She is very loving, loves music, watching movies, bowling, going on walks,  attending Suns’ games, and she has traveled around the world. She loves to go go go.  Light housekeeping duties and cleanliness is a must.  They are looking for a high caliber caregiver to fit into their busy lives.  Other qualities required: meticulous, flexible,  efficient, adaptive, and willing to travel.  Covid-vaccinated is needed. Compensation:  flexible based on experience and begins at $25/hr+.  Interviewing now and position starts ASAP.  (REF#JCSC)
***To apply to this position or to inquire about more details, please email jenny@acaringnanny.com and use REF#JCSC in the title. $500 referral bonus and $100 sign on bonus.***
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