CoC - Home and Community Support Provider (Colorado Springs)
Continuum of Colorado is seeking enthusiastic people who are committed to providing excellent care and supports to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Home and Community Support Provider (HCSP) position is a rewarding position where you get to interact with a variety of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities while being responsible for plan of care implementation, assessment and documentation for those served in Continuum of Colorado. Please note - a HCSP cannot provide any Skilled Care Services.
This position is based out of the Colorado Springs area. Shifts and locations will vary depending on the individual’s needs with whom you are working. This is not a full time position.
More about what you’ll get to do as our Home and Community Support Provider!
* Assist individuals in services in completing daily activities and other tasks (cleaning, toileting, meal preparation, meal pick-up and delivery, cooking, budgeting, hygiene etc.) as assigned.
* Implement and document services provided as outlined on the individuals in services plan of care.
* Carry out scheduled supported community connection activities as assigned (transports, provides supervision).
* Provide care in accordance with established protocols, to include First Aid/CPR when needed.
* Assist in the development and implementation of individualized care plans.
* Document provider notes, incidents, and health and safety concerns as required.
* Communicate in appropriate, effective, and respectful manner with individuals in services, advocates, family members, supervisors, other staff, agencies, and organizations; maintain individuals in services confidentiality.
* Write information effectively, appropriately and in correct format.
* Follow appropriate lines of communication; assure supervisor (designee) is well informed.
* Attend and participate in individuals in services meetings as needed.
The Good Stuff - Starting Salary and Benefits!
$10.20/hr -- Hours and shifts will vary depending on individual’s needs.
If working 18 hours a week or more, employees are eligible for the following benefits:
- Health/dental/vision coverage
- Employer paid and supplemental life insurance
- Short- and long-term disability insurance
- Generous paid time off and holiday pay
- 401(k) investment plan, with an employer match of up to 4%
- Mileage reimbursement
- Tuition reimbursement program
- Healthcare reimbursement and flexible spending plans
- Onsite gym and lounge for employee use at both office locations
- Discounts on auto and homeowners insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Credit union membership
- Employer-paid training
Must Have’s to be a Home and Community Support Provider
* High school diploma or GED.
* Prefer one year experience in an area directly related to job assignment (i.e., developmental disabilities, elderly etc.)
* Ability to pass and maintain certification in all agency required training.
* Ability to perform needed personal care.
* Ability to operate a wheelchair appropriately and assist with non-ambulatory clients.
* Ability to read, write and converse in English and perform simple math calculations for purposes of carrying out job assignments.
* Ability to perform basic food preparation as applicable.
* Ability to meet physical demands of the position.
* Ability to perform basic computer skills.
The Other Stuff You Need
* Personal vehicle in good operating condition for use during work as appropriate.
* Valid Colorado motor vehicle license.
* Proof of adequate motor vehicle insurance.
* Meet and maintain agency driving requirements and operate agency vehicles.
In order to be considered, qualified candidates must attach their Motor Vehicle Records (MVR) for all states in which they were licensed in the past three (3) years. MVR records do not need to be certified; non-certified copies are sufficient. If you are waiting to receive your MVR from the DMV, you may apply now and then attach the MVR to your application when you receive it.
What are our agency driving requirements?
- Show three (3) current, consecutive years of driving history
- No suspensions or revocations during that period for any reason
- No serious violations in the past three (3) years
- No more than two (2) moving violations in the past three (3) years
MVR's must be less than 90 days old. For more information about Colorado MVR, please go to: http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/Revenue-MV/RMV/1186043480608. If you are unable to attach your MVR you may fax it to: 303.858.2086, Attention: HCSP-Hiring.
Job Reference #: 9935