Discover Goodwill Of Southern And Western Colorado Interim Employee, Relative in Colorado Springs, Colorado
QUALIFICATIONSHigh School Diploma or G.E.D. Experience in related field or equivalentcombination of training and experience in a social service, counseling orrehabilitation setting, providing direct services to persons withphysical, emotional and/or developmental disabilities. A valid Coloradodriver s license without a history of violations and current vehicleinsurance required. The incumbent must be able to write clear, concise andaccurate reports and plans, submit them in a timely fashion and possessexcellent time management skills. The incumbent must have a working knowledgeof community resources, have the ability to program, train and be creativein motivating consumers toward individual success. The incumbent must alsoconduct self in a professional manner and maintain a professional appearancethat enhances the firm s reputation.OTHER REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCESIt is preferred that the incumbent have excellent written and verbalcommunication skills and demonstrate the ability to interact with varioustypes of internal and external customers. It is also preferred that theincumbent have the ability to relate effectively to disabled person, theirparents and guardians and be empathetic toward their needs. The incumbent musthave the ability to work independently, cooperatively and to exerciseeffective planning. The Provider must demonstrate flexibility within theframework and pressure of established deadlinesKEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS Homemaker Homemaker Services are general household activities provided in the home ofthe individual to maintain a health and safe home environment, when theperson ordinarily responsible for these activities is absent or unable tomanage these tasks. Some of these services may include the following: Routine light housecleaning, such as dusting, vacuuming, mopping andcleaning bathroom and kitchen areas. Meal preparation Dishwashing Bed making Laundry Shopping Personal Care Personal Supports: Personal supports may include assistance with bathingand personal hygiene, eating, dressing and grooming, bowel and bladdercare, menstrual care, transferring, basic first aid, administeringmedications, operating and maintaining medical equipment for a child whocannot perform these functions alone due to the developmental disabilities orm Household Services: Assistance in performing housekeeping tasks which,due to the needs of the child with a developmental disability, are above andbeyond the task generally required in a home and/or increase theparent(s) ability to provide care needed by the child with a disability. Residential Habilitation Services and Supports (24/7 care) Residential Habilitation Services and Supports (24/7 care) is aservice provided to a family member under the DD waiver. Some of the servicesincluded are: Self-Advocacy Community Access Independent living training Cognitive services: money management, planning and training Supervision Emergency assistance: prevention planning and training ◦Travel services: providing, arranging, transportingand/or accompanying the family member with intellectual or developmentaldisabilities to services and supports in their plain of care.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate againstemployees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, ordisclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.However, employees who have access to the compensation information of otheremployees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannotdisclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do nototherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtheranceof an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including aninvestigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with thecontractor s legal duty to furnish information.