Hope Community Resources, Inc.

  • Kodiak: Individual Support Specialist

    Job ID
    2019-2629
    Job Locations
    US-AK-Kodiak
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Compensation Min
    USD $14.95/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $17.19/Hr.
  • Salary/Compensation

    Pay Grade 4

    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. 

    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

     

    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. Positions will include outdoor activities and participating in community events.

    Qualifications

    Education

    • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent required

     

    Experience

    • Experience working with individuals with a disability preferred

     

    Other

    • Must be 18 years of age or older
    • Possess a valid driver's Alaska driver's license and has at least one year of driving experience (may include permit time)
    • Meets State and Agency requirements for passing a criminal background check upon hire
    • Lifts 35 pounds from a squat and kneel position on the floor
    • Obtains a tuberculin clearance at time of employment 

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