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Independent Living Professional - $19 an hour!

Company: Sample Supports LLC
Location: Boulder
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Sample Supports is looking for an enthusiastic, detail-oriented caregiver passionate about supporting an individual with developmental disabilities in learning life skills and engaging in the community. This position provides skilled ongoing services to individuals including apartment visits, transportation to medical appointments, and community integration events. This position requires the ability to work collaboratively with multiple team members and agencies.Sample Supports' culture is centered on the needs of the individuals we serve and our employees. We aim to develop and grow our teams to be able to provide the highest quality of care to the individuals we support. Sample Supports fosters an environment of inclusivity and forward-thinking where we drive initiatives forward to meet the needs of the people we serve. We are seeking applicants that are interested in being part of the boldest and bravest agency in Colorado!Benefits:

  • Flexible and unlimited paid time off
  • Medical insurance including vision and dental
  • Health savings, flexible spending, and dependent care accounts (with $250 employer contribution)
  • Accident and short-term disability insurance
  • 100% employer-paid life and voluntary term life insurance
  • Pet insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Parental leave
  • 401k with up to 4% matchDuties and responsibilities
    • Provide direct care services to individuals within the PCA program, working collaboratively with Residential Coordinators and Managers, to ensure residential goals are obtained
    • Transporting and assisting individuals in accessing various community settings including, but not limited to, grocery shopping, medical appointments, courtroom settings, etc
    • Complete daily tracking and necessary documentation to ensure compliance and company standards are met
    • Assist in the completion of various assessments, pre-IP documents, medical documentation, financial documentation and forms, as needed
    • Effectively support current individuals in services to ensure a positive quality of life and community integration
    • Advocate for the needs of individuals in services and support clients in building self-advocacy skillsQualifications:
      • Ability to effectively work independently with minimal supervision
      • Must be at least 21 years of age
      • Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, and a willingness to transport clients
      • Must be competent and willing to perform Non-Violent Crisis Intervention physical managements as trained
      • Sample Supports provides the necessary specialized training for this position
      • Similar roles with transferable experience are paraprofessional, social worker, caregiver, CNA, teachers, counselor, childcare provider
      • Due to the nature of the work performed at People Power PEO, and that this position works with an at risk population, we do require a criminal background check be completed.
      • Physical Demands of Position
      • Employees are expected to lift 75 pounds, depending on specific job site expectations.
      • Employees are expected to utilize a full range of motion and be able to stand and walk for the duration of their shift (8 hours).
      • Must be able to lean, squat, and bend in order to appropriately administer appropriate care to client, including administering first aid, and/or CPR for up to 45 minutes.
      • Must be vaccinated for Covid-19 or submit weekly testingPay Rate:
        $19 with incremental pay increases throughout the first year + opportunity for merit-based bonuses. As a growing company, we offer opportunities for advancement!

Keywords: Sample Supports LLC, Boulder , Independent Living Professional - $19 an hour!, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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