Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado

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Provider, SLS Residential (Temporary Part-Time)

at Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado

Posted: 11/29/2018
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: b81d13f2-6f66-42f9-aab0-fa6b0f9af9a6
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: kitchen

Job Description

OBJECTIVE

Residential Services Provider provides necessary services and support to their adult family member with intellectual or developmental disabilities so they can remain in their home and community with minimal impact to the individuals’ community and social support. Discover Goodwill provides, Respite, Homemaker and/or Personal Care.

QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma or G.E.D. Experience in related field or equivalent combination of training and experience in a social service, counseling or rehabilitation setting, providing direct services to persons with physical, emotional and/or developmental disabilities. A valid Colorado driver’s license without a history of violations and current vehicle insurance required.  The incumbent must be able to write clear, concise and accurate reports and plans, submit them in a timely fashion and possess excellent time management skills. The incumbent must have a working knowledge of community resources, have the ability to program, train and be creative in motivating consumers toward individual success. The incumbent must also conduct self in a professional manner and maintain a professional appearance that enhances the firm’s reputation.  

OTHER REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES

It is preferred that the incumbent have excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrate the ability to interact with various types of internal and external customers. It is also preferred that the incumbent have the ability to relate effectively to disabled person, their parents and guardians and be empathetic toward their needs. The incumbent must have the ability to work independently, cooperatively and to exercise effective planning. The Provider must demonstrate flexibility within the framework and pressure of established deadlines  

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS 

 Respite Care

  • Respite care is a service provided to a participant who is unable to care for himself/herself on a short-term basis due to the absence or the need for relief of the parent(s)/family care provider, who are normally providing the care. Respite Care is in the participant’s residence and/or may be provided in the incumbent’s home.

Homemaker

  • Homemaker Services are general household activities provided in the home of the individual to maintain a health and safe home environment, when the person ordinarily responsible for these activities is absent or unable to manage these tasks. Some of these services may include the following:
  • Routine light housecleaning, such as dusting, vacuuming, mopping and cleaning bathroom and kitchen areas.
  • Meal preparation
  • Dishwashing
  • Bed making
  • Laundry
  • ShoppingPersonal Supports: Personal supports may include assistance with bathing and personal hygiene, eating, dressing and grooming, bowel and bladder care, menstrual care, transferring, basic first aid, administering medications, operating and maintaining medical equipment for a child who cannot perform these functions alone due to the developmental disabilities or medical condition.
  • Household Services: Assistance in performing housekeeping tasks which, due to the needs of the child with a developmental disability, are above and beyond the task generally required in a home and/or increase the parent(s) ability to provide care needed by the child with a disability.  

 

Personal Care

  • Personal Supports: Personal supports may include assistance with bathing and personal hygiene, eating, dressing and grooming, bowel and bladder care, menstrual care, transferring, basic first aid, administering medications, operating and maintaining medical equipment for a child who cannot perform these functions alone due to the developmental disabilities or medical condition.
  • Household Services: Assistance in performing housekeeping tasks which, due to the needs of the child with a developmental disability, are above and beyond the task generally required in a home and/or increase the parent(s) ability to provide care needed by the child with a disability.

    Physical Requirements

Attachment to Job Description

This information is required to ensure compliance with various workplace regulations. Please identify each

physical activity required in the performance of this position and mark the relative column below.

 

 

Continuously

Frequently

Occasionally

Never

 

5-8 hours

3-4 hours

1-2 hours

0

LIFTING: (as defined by ADA)

 

 

 

 

Heavy: 45 lbs & over

 

 

X

 

Moderate: 15-44 lbs

 

X

 

 

Light: 14 lbs & under

 

X

 

 

CARRYING:

 

 

 

 

Heavy: 45 lbs & over

 

 

X

 

Moderate: 15-44 lbs

 

 

X

 

Light: 14 lbs & under

 

X

 

 

PUSHING/PULLING:

X

 

 

 

REACHING:

 

 

 

 

Above Shoulder

X

 

 

 

At Shoulder

X

 

 

 

Below Shoulder

X

 

 

 

TWISTING:

X

 

 

 

BENDING:

X

 

 

 

KNEELING/CRAWLING:

X

 

 

 

SQUAT:

X

 

 

 

CLIMBING:

 

 

 

 

Use of legs only (stairs)

X

 

 

 

CLIMBING:

 

 

 

 

Use of arms & legs (ladders)

 

 

 

X

HEARING:

X

 

 

 

VISION:

 

 

 

 

Visual – close

X

 

 

 

Visual – distant

X

 

 

 

Visual - depth perception

X

 

 

 

HANDS/FINGERS:

 

 

 

 

Simple grasping

X

 

 

 

Fine Manipulation

 

 

X

 

Repetitive Movements

X

 

 

 

WALKING:

X

 

 

 

STANDING:

X

 

 

 

SITTING:

 

 

X

 

SPEAKING:

 

X

 

 

OTHER: Please describe:

 

 

 

 

Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to employing qualified individuals including those with disabilities and/or protected veterans without regards to discrimination. 

To promote a Safe & Drug-free Workplace, a pre-employment screening may be conducted. Candidates may be disqualified for criminal history regarding drug use or sale, financial fraud, identity theft, abuse, violence, and/or theft.

Discover Goodwill participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS: 888-897-7781 or www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

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