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Provider, SLS Residential (Temporary Part-Time) at Discover Goodwill of SW Colorado in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Posted in Other 29 days ago.

Type: Part-Time





Job Description:

OBJECTIVE

Residential Services Provider provides necessary services and support to their adult family member with intellectual or developmental disabilities so they can remain in their home and community with minimal impact to the individuals’ community and social support. Discover Goodwill provides, Respite, Homemaker and/or Personal Care.

QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma or G.E.D. Experience in related field or equivalent combination of training and experience in a social service, counseling or rehabilitation setting, providing direct services to persons with physical, emotional and/or developmental disabilities. A valid Colorado driver’s license without a history of violations and current vehicle insurance required.  The incumbent must be able to write clear, concise and accurate reports and plans, submit them in a timely fashion and possess excellent time management skills. The incumbent must have a working knowledge of community resources, have the ability to program, train and be creative in motivating consumers toward individual success. The incumbent must also conduct self in a professional manner and maintain a professional appearance that enhances the firm’s reputation. This position requires a background check (see specifics below**).

OTHER REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES

It is preferred that the incumbent have excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrate the ability to interact with various types of internal and external customers. It is also preferred that the incumbent have the ability to relate effectively to disabled person, their parents and guardians and be empathetic toward their needs. The incumbent must have the ability to work independently, cooperatively and to exercise effective planning. The Provider must demonstrate flexibility within the framework and pressure of established deadlines  

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS 

 Respite Care


  • Respite care is a service provided to a participant who is unable to care for himself/herself on a short-term basis due to the absence or the need for relief of the parent(s)/family care provider, who are normally providing the care. Respite Care is in the participant’s residence and/or may be provided in the incumbent’s home.

Homemaker


  • Homemaker Services are general household activities provided in the home of the individual to maintain a health and safe home environment, when the person ordinarily responsible for these activities is absent or unable to manage these tasks. Some of these services may include the following:

  • Routine light housecleaning, such as dusting, vacuuming, mopping and cleaning bathroom and kitchen areas.

  • Meal preparation

  • Dishwashing

  • Bed making

  • Laundry


  • ShoppingPersonal Supports: Personal supports may include assistance with bathing and personal hygiene, eating, dressing and grooming, bowel and bladder care, menstrual care, transferring, basic first aid, administering medications, operating and maintaining medical equipment for a child who cannot perform these functions alone due to the developmental disabilities or medical condition.

  • Household Services: Assistance in performing housekeeping tasks which, due to the needs of the child with a developmental disability, are above and beyond the task generally required in a home and/or increase the parent(s) ability to provide care needed by the child with a disability.  

Personal Care


  • Personal Supports: Personal supports may include assistance with bathing and personal hygiene, eating, dressing and grooming, bowel and bladder care, menstrual care, transferring, basic first aid, administering medications, operating and maintaining medical equipment for a child who cannot perform these functions alone due to the developmental disabilities or medical condition.

  • Household Services: Assistance in performing housekeeping tasks which, due to the needs of the child with a developmental disability, are above and beyond the task generally required in a home and/or increase the parent(s) ability to provide care needed by the child with a disability.

    Physical Requirements

Attachment to Job Description

This information is required to ensure compliance with various workplace regulations. Please identify each

physical activity required in the performance of this position and mark the relative column below.









































































































































































































































































Continuously



Frequently



Occasionally



Never






5-8 hours



3-4 hours



1-2 hours



0



LIFTING: (as defined by ADA)















Heavy: 45 lbs & over









X






Moderate: 15-44 lbs






X









Light: 14 lbs & under






X









CARRYING:















Heavy: 45 lbs & over









X






Moderate: 15-44 lbs









X






Light: 14 lbs & under






X









PUSHING/PULLING:



X












REACHING:















Above Shoulder



X












At Shoulder



X












Below Shoulder



X












TWISTING:



X












BENDING:



X












KNEELING/CRAWLING:



X












SQUAT:



X












CLIMBING:















Use of legs only (stairs)



X












CLIMBING:















Use of arms & legs (ladders)












X



HEARING:



X












VISION:















Visual – close



X












Visual – distant



X












Visual - depth perception



X












HANDS/FINGERS:















Simple grasping



X












Fine Manipulation









X






Repetitive Movements



X












WALKING:



X












STANDING:



X












SITTING:









X






SPEAKING:






X









OTHER: Please describe:














**Background Check Requirements

**Per the Colorado Revised Statutes 2016; Title 27- Behavioral Health: 27-90-111: Employment of personnel – screening of applicants – disqualifications from employment:

(4) Prior to the department's permanent employment of a person in a position that would

require that person to have direct contact with any vulnerable person, the executive director or any

division head of the department shall make an inquiry to the director of the Colorado bureau of

investigation to ascertain whether the person has a criminal history. The person's employment shall

be conditional upon a satisfactory criminal background check. Any criminal background check

conducted pursuant to this subsection (4) shall include but need not be limited to arrests, conviction

records, and the disposition of any criminal charges. The department shall require the person to have

his or her fingerprints taken by a local law enforcement agency. The local law enforcement agency

shall forward those fingerprints to the Colorado bureau of investigation for the purpose of fingerprint

processing utilizing the files and records of the Colorado bureau of investigation and the federal

bureau of investigation. The department shall pay for the costs of criminal background checks

conducted pursuant to this section out of existing appropriations.

**Per Contract C2016-0024 – Colorado Springs School District 11:

C.32 BACKGROUND CHECKS OF EMPLOYEES

Provider shall ensure that all assigned staff have undergone background checks with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, and have been fingerprinted and are approved to work with children. The CDE is clear in its requirements and intent that the Provider is required to ensure all its employees (and/or subcontractors) who will interact with students will be fingerprinted and background­checked pursuant to CDE licensure procedures. The District relies on the Provider to properly utilize the data it receives from background investigations and fingerprinting, and expects the Provider to use that information in its decisions to hire staff to provide services under this agreement The Provider is also responsible for informing the District if any negative information surfaces that may be detrimental to the conduct and performance under this agreement.



  1. a) The Contractor shall not utilize, in the performance of this contract, any laborer or employee who has been convicted of a violent crime or a crime of such nature (i.e. child related offenses) as to categorize the person as being unsuitable for working around school children, or has engaged in such conduct, in the last five years, as to be similarly categorized. Suitability shall be determined by performance of security/background checks (as are necessary in light of the potential of contact with District students, staff, property, or sensitive records maintained at District sites) by the contractor on all laborers and employees utilized in the performance of the work.



  2. b) When there is reasonable doubt regarding a particular person's suitability, a request may be made through the District Contracting Officer for an approval/opinion prior to the individual beginning work. The Contractor shall submit copies of all security/background checks performed within twenty four (24) hours of a request by the District for such information. The District may request copies of these security/background checks up to twelve (12) months after completion of the specific project (site work). Failure to complete or submit any required security/background check requested by the District. may result in immediate cancellation of work in process and/or removal from the active vendor and Offerers list for up to one year.



  3. c) The Contractor, Its laborers and employees shall not fraternize or otherwise communicate with the students except in cases of safety and like necessities.


Goodwill is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to employing qualified individuals including those with disabilities, protected veterans and military spouses. 

Goodwill participates in E-Verify.  For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS:  888-897-7781 or www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

We promote a Safe & Drug-free Workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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