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Respite Care Provider

Company: Pathlight Group
Location: Chicopee
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT PATHLIGHT Pathlight (formerly known as The Association For Community Living) has been supporting and empowering individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities (and their families) in Western Massachusetts since 1952. ABOUT BEING A RESPITE PROVIDER Pathlight is currently seeking a respite provider for one of our families in Chicopee. Ideal candidates would have experience working with individuals with autism. Please note the individual will be staying in your home.
Respite Providers offer short-term relief for primary Care Providers and/or family members. The length of time for respite care varies depending on the need- it could be anything from just a day to a few weeks. When making a placement, we consider both the Respite Provider's qualities and home dynamic, as well as the needs and personality of the individual needing temporary care. The goal is always to create that "perfect match." When that's done, it's really a positive experience for all involved! CARE PROVIDER BENEFITS:

  • TAX-FREE, Stipend
  • Ongoing training & education
  • Responsive case management
  • Support from clinical staff and consultants
  • 24-hour back-up in the event of an emergency
  • Satisfaction of making the difference in someone's life IS CARE GIVING FOR YOU? Common attributes of Care Providers consist of an ability to understand the individual's viewpoint; set boundaries; provide structure; be open, honest, and stable; function easily as part of a team; be involved in their community; be flexible as everyone's needs and abilities change with personal growth. Successful care providers are highly motivated to make a difference in the lives of others. WHO WE SERVE The people we are privileged to serve are of all ages and abilities. They may have extensive physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities, require medical involvement, or they may need minimal assistance. Job Posted by ApplicantPro

Keywords: Pathlight Group, Chicopee , Respite Care Provider, Other , Chicopee, Massachusetts

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