To provide family/individual with dependable and age appropriate Family Support. This is a direct service position, responsible for the provision of Respite Care Services to program participants. To service as a Seven Hills Family Services, Inc. Team Member.
To participate in a pre-placement interview with the Senior Family Support Specialist and the family/individual to be served to develop a specific family/individual respite plan as outlined in the Family Support Guidelines.
To complete detailed time sheets and submit these time sheets in a timely manner via the family.
To provide respite services to family/individual utilizing, but not exceeding allotted hours.
To complete orientation and all required trainings as required by Seven Hills Family Services, Inc., and the Department of Developmental Services Family Support Guidelines.
To attend specific job related training as assigned.
To have a continued working knowledge of the Seven Hills Family Services Support Worker Manual and Seven Hills Policies and Procedures.
To be knowledgeable of community activities.
To communicate effectively with the family and Seven Hills Family Service staff regarding scheduling and utilization of allocated resources to maximize efficiency.
To report any change in the family/individual's situation to the Family Support Director in a timely manner, including family/individual resignation intention prior to termination of services to the family/individual.
To utilize community resources to enhance the quality of life of the families/individuals serviced through inclusionary or other specifically identified experiences.
An interest in working with a family who has a physically, developmentally, emotionally, or other life challenged family member. Must be at least of eighteen (18) years of age. Knowledgeable of creative and developmental activities appropriate for the age and capabilities of the individual being supported. First Aide and CPR certification required. Must have a valid driver’s license.