Employment Opportunities

Position Posted On:
Iowa Family Services
3319 109th Street
Urbandale, IA  50322

Job Title:
Respite Provider
Job Type:
Health & Human Services
Part Time
Hours Per Week:
Varies based on provider's availability and the ne
Position Start Date:
Contact us for more information
Pay Rate:
Competitive wages
How To Apply:
Contact Name:
Ashley Olson  
Job Description:
This position provides all the care required to a child (or children) with severe emotional disturbances. The purpose of respite care is to give the parent or primary caregiver a break from the daily responsibilities of caring for someone with a disability.
Job Qualifications:
•Must be 18 years old. •Have a telephone, land or cell, with an answering machine or voicemail. •Must have the ability to complete all documentation of services to meet Medicaid and agency requirements. •Ability to meet all deadlines as required by this agency. •Must be able to track hours worked to not exceed approved amounts. •Must complete Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting training, as required by the Department of Human Services. •Must have a passion for providing excellent care to others. •Must have good verbal and written communication skills. •Must be able to maintain confidentiality and high level of professionalism. •Must be able to meet the physical and emotional demands of the consumer, which can include lifting, running, and de-escalating emotional situations. Such requirements are different for each consumer. Limits in this area will also limit the amount of work available.