Hope Community Resources, Inc.

  • Barrow: Individual Support Specialist

    Job ID
    2016-1763
    Job Locations
    US-AK-Barrow
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Compensation Min
    USD $22.85/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 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. 

     

    ISS will be providing respite, in home support and day hab services.  Hours per week could range from 25-40 hours, days/shifts may vary.  Potential for staff to become benefit eligible.

    Responsibilities

    An ISS must be comfortable with:

    • Teaching and providing all aspects of 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

    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!

     

    All available positions require availability on the weekends and holidays. Most schedules offer afternoon and evening hours and vary by location. Some positions may include outdoor activities, swimming, arts & crafts, and participating in community events.

    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
    • Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs, or 1/3 of body weight, whichever is less, on a regular basis
    • Must be 18 years or older

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