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Direct Care Worker - Habilitation and Respite

Company: SEEK Arizona
Location: Glendale
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Do you love helping others succeed? Are you a compassionate individual searching for a way to make a difference in someones life?

At S.E.E.K. Arizona our vision is to strengthen families and communities by helping people be their best selves, through dignity and acceptance.  We are a person-centered agency that provide integrated, evidence-based services to those in our community with Autism, Intellectual/Developmental, or behavioral health disabilities.  We are looking for those who are committed to a culture of helping, who will strengthen our community and agency through compassion, integrity, and respect. As a member of our team, we are also committed to helping you be your best.

Direct Care Provider - Habilitation / Respite

As a Direct Care Provider, you will be working one-on-one with a child with developmental disabilities as a support to the child's family by providing habilitation and respite services as needed. Habilitation is designed to assist people in acquiring, retaining, and improving the self-help, socialization, and adaptive skills necessary to reside successfully in home and community-based settings. Respite is meant to give the child's caregivers a break. Successful Direct Care Providers are dependable, flexible, and creative staff and are eager help children and young adults be successful and in their home.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Help clients acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to be a valued member of his/her community, based on his/her own choices.
  • Provide training to families to increase or maintain their clients self-help, socialization, and adaptive skills so he/she may reside and participate successfully with his/her family within their own community.
  • Assist clients in achieving and maintaining a quality of life that promotes their family's vision of the future.
  • Provide support to a families multiple days a week between 3-5 hours per shift. Services are most frequently provided between the hours of 3 and 7 pm as well as weekends.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older
  • Must be able to obtain a Fingerprint clearance card
  • Must have own vehicle to drive to and from clients home

Benefits and Perks

Gain hands on experience. Flexible schedule. Ongoing and room for growth in the Agency. We offer 4 health plans to choose from plus dental, vision, petcare, and AFLAC.   We match 401k contributions.

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