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Position Posted On:
1/10/2014
Employer:
The Respite Connection, Inc.
Address:
2469 106th St
Urbandale, IA  50322
Website:
http://www.therespiteconnection.com
Job Title:
SCL & Respite Direct Care Provider
Job Type:
Health & Human Services
Schedule:
Part Time
Hours Per Week:
Varies
Position Start Date:
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Pay Rate:
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How To Apply:
Visit our website at www.TheRespiteConnection.com for more information and application materials.
Contact Name:
Shelly Elrod  
Email:
selrod@therespiteconnection.com
Phone:
515-283-3869
Fax:
515-277-1963
Job Description:
How would you like to go bowling, play basketball, see movies, eat out, go to community events, go to the YMCA, and do other fun activities while getting paid? We're looking for fun, caring, responsible people who want a rewarding experience! Opportunities available working one on one with children and adults, who have physical and/or mental disabilities, in their homes and out in the community . Flexible hours and competitive pay. You do your own scheduling so it can be as few or as many hours as you choose. Majority of shifts needed are after school, evenings and/or weekends. We serve all ages and abilities, and will match you with someone whose needs fit your skills. We have current positions available in Des Moines and the surrounding communities including: Ankeny, Granger, Grimes, Johnston, Norwalk, Polk City, Urbandale, Van Meter, Waukee, West Des Moines, Winterset and more! Don't miss this opportunity to make a difference in the life of someone else! Respite pay is $9.50 per hour. Starting SCL pay range is $11.50 - 13.50 per hour. Only part-time hours available at this time. Check our website for a sample of hours available and to apply: www.therespiteconnection.com. - Provide care necessary to meet the needs of a consumer, which can include assisting with personal cares such as lifting/transferring, bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting, etc. -Teach the skills identified to meet each consumer’s individualized goals, which can include social skills, personal care skills, money and budgeting skills, safety skills, and being involved in the consumer’s community. -Find creative and effective ways to teach skills, so that the consumer will have the greatest level of success. -Provide transportation to activities, as needed. -Provide assistance needed for the consumer to participate in community activities, which may include accompanying and supervising consumer during activities. Physical Requirements: May be required to lift to support physical needs of the consumer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Job Qualifications:
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