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In-Home Respite Workers (Chicago)
Summary
Title:In-Home Respite Workers (Chicago)
ID:1025
Department:Client Services
Description


Envision Unlimited is a large non-profit agency with locations in the greater Chicagoland area. We provide community day, residential, case management, career, and mental health services to adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or mental illness. Our continued commitment is to provide persons with disabilities or other special needs quality supports which promote choice, independence and community inclusion. Through the collaborative efforts of an interdisciplinary team, our members receive person-centered services aimed at improving functionality and independence. We work to build partnerships with our community to enrich the lives of our members by creating opportunities that will strengthen relationships for a lifetime.

Envision Unlimited is excited to bring aboard In-Home Respite Workers in the Chicagoland area to provide respite services for families.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent, plus minimum of one year of related work experiences. Must successfully complete the Envision Respite care training Program. .

Purpose: To provide relief to the primary caretaker of an individual with a developmental disability in their home and provide habilitation services.

Essential Responsibilities:
1. Provide supervision and guidance to client while primary caretaker is out of the home.
2. Provide a safe environment while primary caretaker is out of the home.
3. Provide services to ensure the health, safety, and well being of the client.
4. Adhere to routines, behavior management, communication techniques etc. as prescribed by the family through the  behavior training.
5. Maintain appropriate and up to date certification in CPR and attend other training as required by Envision and the Respite Care Program.
6. Implement IFSP goals and document activities which are consistent with the goals.
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