Wheelchair Accessible Host Home Provider – Colorado Springs

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Hospitality - Food Services



Wheelchair Accessible Host Home Provider/Foster Care – in Colorado Springs, CO

COMPANY SUMMARY

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.

POSITION

**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 someone’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:

  • Client needs a fully wheelchair accessible home, for an electric wheelchair, preferably with a walk-in/roll-in shower - or a bathroom that’s large enough for lift access.
  • Client will require assistance with transfers, bathing, toileting, and meal preparation.
  • 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 clients’ 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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