Aspire Behavioral Care Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Nov 25, 2017Full time
Aspire Behavioral Care is a small growing company located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Our core values regarding Respite Care are as follows: Dignity, integrity, respect, and love are our respite care core values. Highly trained and certified staff Your child's safety is our first priority Proactive, Intentional Care We will learn your child's routine We want to know what comforts them? What makes them smile? Creative Fun We will engage in developmentally appropriate play Providers are active participants, not idle observers Accommodate the families' needs Meal preparation Assisting the child(ren) with bathing, toileting, and other activities of daily living. Our goal is to laugh, encourage, help, inspire, teach, respond and make a difference every single day. If you agree with our passions and core value, you may fit on our team as a Respite Care Provider. Please read the below job description. We would love to talk with you! ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Desire to work with children of all ages with disabilities ranging from mild to severe. Assistance with self-care skills. Assistance with physical mobility such as walking, getting up from the ground or floor, transferring from wheelchair to chair and vice versa. Assistance with health conditions including seizures, diabetes, g-tube feeding etc. Ability to intervene with behavioral issues not limited to but including, physical outbursts, (hitting, kicking, biting, head banging, spitting, and any and all self-injurious behaviors) Assistance with developmental disabilities including Autism, Down Syndrome, etc Support, and supervise the child in their daily activities at all times. Observe child for any physical changes and signs in behavior or demeanor that could be a result of illness, abuse, improper dressing or grooming, medications, etc. Report any observations to your supervisor. Perform all duties to uphold, respect and advocate for the child's rights. Report immediately to your supervisor any incident involving a child. Build and maintain a positive relationship with all Aspire Behavioral Care staff and the community. Including performing all duties to professionally represent, exemplify and champion Aspire Behavioral Care. Maintain and protect the confidentiality of all child/family information. Comply with all state, federal, local laws and regulations as well as Aspire Behavioral Care policies and procedures. Attend and participate in all mandatory training, in-services, and staff meetings. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Must have a valid and appropriate driver's license, as required. Must have current basic liability coverage on personal vehicle and proof of the insurance, as required. Must have a current vehicle registration of personal vehicle, as required. Must maintain a personal vehicle in safe operating condition, as required. Must have a driving record that meets the requirements of Aspire Behavioral Care's policy and Aspire Behavioral Care's insurance carrier underwriter guidelines and requirements, as required. Must have criminal record clearance. Must have current Basic First Aid and CPR certification or obtained within 30 days of hire. Must be comfortable working with children with disabilities. Must be able to maintain confidentiality. Must exercise good judgment and make competent decisions. Must be able to be flexible, work closely and cooperatively with the entire team. Must be able to read, write and communicate in English and complete all required documentation. Must have basic computer skills. Minimum High School Diploma Associates Degree Preferred 1 Year Experience working with children with disabilities Able to lift 30 LBS Able to be physically active (go to the park, take walks, give children baths, climb stairs etc). Job Type: Contract About the Company It is our mission to help children and adolescents with developmental disabilities and behavioral needs with an understanding that each child is unique. With a child, family, and community focus, we develop individualized solutions to meet their needs.