Hope Community Resources, Inc.

  • Seward: Individual Support Specialist

    Job ID
    2016-1552
    Job Locations
    US-AK-Seward
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Compensation Min
    USD $15.50/Hr.
  • Overview

    We are currently searching for energetic and caring people who want to enhance the lives of people experiencing disabilities!  Join our team as an On-Call, Part-time, or potenitally Full-time Individual Support Specialist (ISS), where you will provide direct support to individuals who experience developmental and physical disabilities.  This position focuses on teaching and modeling skills that foster independence and community integration as outlined in the Plan of Care. 

     

    We also provide paid classroom and on-the-job training; it is not necessary for applicants to have prior experience, just a positive attitude and willingness to learn!

    Responsibilities

    An ISS must be comfortable with:

    ► Teaching and providing all aspects personal care

    ► Performing light housekeeping duties to ensure the home is clean and safe

    ► Transporting clients to and from personal appointments and community events

    ► Administering medications as needed

    ► Completing accurate notes and records of supports provided

    Qualifications

    Required

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Valid AK driver license, responsible driving record and proof of vehicle insurance
    • Experience working with individuals who experience disabilities strongly preferred
    • Ability to lift 35 lbs, or 1/3 of body weight, whichever is less, on a regular basis
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks

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