Wheelchair Accessible Host Home Provider/Foster Care â€“ in Colorado Springs, CO
Exciting opportunity to join a progressive and growing organization serving individuals with developmental disabilities of all ages. Support, Inc. has provided community based solutions for 30 years and serves the entire front range of Colorado. Our mission is to serve our constituents and customers in innovative and cost-effective ways, and to provide the very best in community based residential and day services. We strive to serve people in a way that honors choice making, health and safety, being part of the community, individual relationships, and a positive picture of the future.
Support Inc. is a highly regarded service agency which serves individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We have an excellent reputation for providing the highest level of care and support for our clients and our host home providers. For more information about our company, please visit us online.
**Providing IN HOME Services for an Adult with Developmental Disabilities** Support, Inc. is looking for an EXPERIENCED Host Home Provider to contract with our company! If you live in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and your home is wheelchair accessible, you now have the opportunity to open your OWN home to provide for someone with developmental disabilities. You will be contracting with our company (Support Inc.) and will be able to help someoneâ€™s quality of life. You can help someone who has significant medical concerns or behavioral challenges and make a difference. Come work for Support Inc. and get trained on how to help this individual through their life. We have many client options but want to make a perfect match so the placement can be permanent.
SPECIFIC CLIENT INFORMATION/NEED:
Provider Duties and Responsibilities
Provide personal care
Assist with hygiene care, meal preparation, dressing
Provide a variety of recreational activities to enhance social development
Include client in family life and activities
Accompany client to supermarket, museums, parks, dances, recreation centers, etc.
Provide transportation as needed
Assist with medical care, including appointments and administering medications
Provide documentation of progress notes and medical records
Provide training on life learning skills
To be successful, candidates . . .
High school or equivalent, minimal
Must complete and pass criminal and motor vehicle background checks
Must complete training for Medication Administration, CPR/First Aid and maintain ongoing training requirements
Must have at least 1 year of experience as a host home provider
Wheelchair accessible home, required for this specific position
Experience with behavioral needs, preferred
Experience with medical needs, preferred (i.e. CNAs, LPNs, RNs, etc.)
Support Inc. Provides:
Rewarding independent work
Paid initial and ongoing training, including Relias, Safety Care, CPR/First Aid and QMAP
Designated Support Team
Assistance in finding Respite and home care Aid(s)
Ongoing support and assistance
Client programming and events
And much more!
Support Inc. is a private community services agency.
Job Type: Contract
Salary Range: $18,000.00 to $65,000.00/year depending on the clientsâ€™ disability level
Support, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V
We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants. It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
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