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Shared Living Provider

Company: Integrated Life Choices
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: June 12, 2021

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Shared Living Provider (Independent Contractor)

Integrated Life Choices is seeking Shared Living Providers (SLP) to provide residential supports in the SLPs home for individuals with developmental disabilities. The primary responsibility of an SLP is to maintain a safe and healthy home environment for the individual supported. SLPs have basic home support and related responsibilities, which include providing/supporting nutritional meals; providing transportation to all appointments, to and from day services and recreational activities; providing/supporting access to community activities, cultural and religious services, if appropriate, and providing up to 24-hour supervision and supports as outline in the individuals Individual Support Plan (ISP). The daily home routine should be based on the Individuals choice but structured as determined by the Individual and ISP team which is helpful to the Individual supported in learning to function independently in a home and community setting. The SLP is responsible for teaching and supporting the Individual's life choices, hopes and dreams, and daily documentation of that teaching.

Individuals with a developmental disability are matched with trained Share Living Providers who share the same interests and hobbies as the person seeking supports. The size of the home, all who live in the home (family size/kids/animals), and the location of the home are all influences on if the individual and their family are interested in meeting with a potential candidate.

Requirements

  • Transportation, Valid Driver license, car insurance, and current registration
  • Ability to pass a State/Federal and APS/CPS background check (all members in the home)
  • Experience supporting an individual with developmental disabilities
  • Computer/laptop, printer, scanner, and internet for daily documentation
  • Completion of all required trainings
  • Must have detailed verbal / written communication and computer skills
  • Must understand and comply with all agency and state policy and procedures
  • Must attend and participate in all meetings
  • Must maintain a clean and orderly home
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must be at least 19 years of age
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds, kneel, twist, reach, crawl, run, etc.

Keywords: Integrated Life Choices, Sioux City , Shared Living Provider, Other , Norfolk, Iowa

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