Respite Provider (temporary contractor)

Title: Respite Provider (Subcontractor)

Designation: Non-benefited Subcontractor; stipend, compensated bi-weekly

Responsible to: EFC Provider / Program Manager / Program Manager Director

Supervises: N/A

Qualifications: High School Degree or equivalent

Requirements:



  1. Commitment to skill development, independent living, and full community participation for all citizens.
  2. Successful completion of identified training (including but not limited to):

    a. Community Alternatives to Restrictive Environments;

    b. Certified Registered Medication Assistant (CRMA);

    c. Direct Service Professional (DSP);

    d. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) training; and

    e. Intrusive Behavior Plan Training (if applicable).

  3. A valid Drivers License, working automobile, and proof of Insurance;

  4. Proof of employment eligibility in the United States (i.e. Social Security card and permanent resident card, or employment authorization card.

  5. CERTIFIED copy of State issues motor vehicle and criminal record reports.


Definition and Purposes:


The respite provider/companion will enhance the quality of life and skill development of adults with mental retardation/developmental disabilities by performing direct service responsibilities for the individuals, assisting the Enhanced Family Care Provider with supervision and administration of the individual while securing a 24 hour care supervision of the individual.


Specific Duties:



  1. Exemplify Granite Bay Connections' Mission, Vision, and Values; providing opportunities for individual choice and decision-making, enhancing community participation while fostering community relationships.

  2. Assist EFC Provider with development and implementation of house management routines in accordance with Enhanced Family Care Provider's Contract.

  3. Teach daily living skills during morning and/or evening routines such as personal hygiene, housekeeping, cooking, etc in accordance with the Individual Service Plan.

  4. Notify Granite Bay Connections, Inc, of any incidents impacting individual or community safety/security/rights in accordance with the state's Reportable Event reporting obligations.

  5. Facilitate individual safety by supervising activities of daily living and household routines in accordance with Program Model and/or individual's Intrusive (Behavior) Plan.

  6. Implement monthly fire drills and daily-annual program safety checks. Perform medication dispensation, ordering refills as needed.

  7. Maintain required documentation such as daily logs, staff notes, data collection, monthly progress notes, medication documentation, incident reports, fire drill logs, financial transactions, medication administration records, medical/dental records, etc.

  8. Ensure effective communication with GBC staff, family members, guardian, individual support coordinator, and any other individuals and agencies involved with the individual.

  9. Transport the individual to designated locations as required.

  10. Monitor and maintain condition of physical plant and report maintenance needs to EFC Provider, and/or Program Manager.

  11. Listen carefully to individual.

  12. Other duties as assigned.

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