Would you like to help make a difference, enjoy excellent benefits, and join a fast-growing company? We have a job for you!
We are looking for dedicated Direct Support Specialists in Fairfield County who share our passion for helping others to join the Boundless team and provide therapeutic respite services!
Boundless is fast growing CQL- and CARF- accredited nonprofit organization with nearly 40 years of expertise. We are focused on supporting people with complex needs associated with intellectual and developmental disabilities and/or behavioral health challenges.
Working for Boundless has many perks. We treat our team like family and offer advantages that allow you to focus, thrive, and grow.
Enjoy excellent benefits such as medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, a flexible spending plan, and generous time off. Looking to develop your skills? Boundless can offer you hard to find training, flexibility, and personal and professional opportunities.
Empower kids to lead Boundless lives.
Hours worked will be after school hours (2nd shift 3pm-11pm) with the expectation to be available for service every other weekend. Flex, PRN or FT hours available in Fairfield County Salary: $14-$16hr
Some positions may require travel between homes during the work day. If this is the case, you will be reimbursed for mileage.
Join us --- and make the change happen!
What You Would Be Doing
In this role, you will utilize your professional skills to provide a personalized approach to care designed to increase adaptive skills and decrease challenging behavior while also supporting activities of daily living and providing direct care support. This is a unique opportunity for a special person to care for and support children or young adults (under 18) with a higher level of need in their homes. Primary job responsibility will be to provide in-home respite support to work directly with families in their homes, school, and communities in Licking/Fairfield Counties.
Primary Job Responsibilities
- Assist in the design of trauma informed support strategies.
- Work side-by-side with families to ensure the proper implementation of trauma informed support strategies.
- Train families and other support systems/caregivers as to the proper implementation of trauma informed support strategies.
- Collect data.
- Provide Strategic Interval Respite.
- Frequent and consistent communication with team members to ensure proper execution and effectiveness of support strategies.
- Other duties as requested.