Company: Lutheran Services
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Looking for a job that makes a difference in the lives of local
LSI currently seeks part-time (up to 29hrs/week) Respite Providers
to provide respite care services in the Council Bluffs area.
(Providing services in Pottawattamie County.) The purpose of
respite care is to give the parent or primary caregiver a break
from the daily responsibilities of caring for a child or adult with
Flexible hours! You set your own schedule working directly with
families and can work from home after initial trainings. This
position is great for college students, builds experience, and it
is great for someone looking to give back or have a little extra
supplemental income. Most hours are evening and weekends.
Consistent communication required.
This position provides all care required to a child or adult with a
disability while their parent or guardian is absent, while
maintaining a safe and nurturing home-based environment. Special
consideration may be given to applicants who are requested by the
client or their family.
Respite Providers who have not been requested by a client or their
family will be matched with clients who are approved for services.
These Respite Providers will conduct respite care in the client's
home, for a maximum of 16 hours per day.
The Respite Provider position will not have any guaranteed or set
hours. There may be extended periods of time with no hours being
worked. In many situations a respite provider may work a few hours
one day and then not work again for several weeks or months. All
hours worked by a Respite Provider are at the request of the family
and respite is often provided in the afternoons, evening and on
Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma or GED.
Experience working with people with disabilities preferred.
This position requires a valid driver's license, auto insurance, a
good driving record and the ability to pass an extensive background
check including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse
registries, Sex Offender registry and a criminal history check.
It's their life. It's your career.
Make a difference in both at LSI!
Keywords: Lutheran Services, Council Bluffs , Respite Provider, Other , Council Bluffs, Iowa
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