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Host Family Respite
Summary
Title:Host Family Respite
ID:Host Respite
Department:Client Services
Description
 

 

Envision Unlimited is a non-profit organization serving persons with disabilities throughout Chicago in community living and day programs. We have a great opportunity for a Host Family Respite Worker to join our team!

The Host Family Respite will evaluate and provide training to residents in daily living and social skills in order to assist them in achieving and maintaining their maximum level of functioning with independent community living.

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitor and assist residents with personal grooming and appearance as necessary.
  • Transport and accompany residents to appointments and other services, including day program sites, as needed.
  • Supervise and assist residents in taking their medication in accordance with program guidelines.
  • Assist Caregivers with vacation days, but caring for the the individual/ or individuals inside of homes.
  • Assist individuals to and forth social activities, and other meetings and appointments.
  • Respond to medical and behavioral emergencies following appropriate Health and Safety, Aggression Management, First Aid, CPR, and other procedures as necessary.
  • Plan menus and assist with meal preparation as required. Monitor and observe residents with special dietary needs.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma and/or technical school/GED equivalent
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Pass a full criminal background check.
  • Must be able to work independently.


Location: Chicago
Work hours:
Hours/ Days Vary depending on the need. PART TIME POSITION ONLY
Hourly rate: $11.00-$11.75( Depending on experience)

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