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Host Home Provider - Lakewood

Company: Support, Inc.
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Wheelchair Accessible Host Home Provider/Foster Care - in Lakewood, COCOMPANY SUMMARYSupport 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 Lakewood, 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.
  • Client will have -a window of unsupervised time at home during the day, and works one day a week at a location in Lakewood.
  • Client has a strong desire to maintain independence and to stay connected with family who would offer occasional weekend respite stays.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/VWe 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.Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster with unsolicited services or offers.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Support, Inc., Denver , Host Home Provider - Lakewood, Hospitality & Tourism , Lakewood, Colorado

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