Senior Care
  • Pocatello, ID, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Great Pay, Part time, Flexible Schedule, Rewarding work!

Senior Care is looking for a part time Social Service Worker (QIDP) who has experience overseeing Care for those with Disabilities. Flexible hours, part time position, rewarding work! We provide non-medical, in-home personal care to elderly, disabled and any other individuals in need.  If you are looking for a rewarding job working supervising Care, Senior Care is looking for you!  Being a part of our care team offers an amazing opportunity to help those in need. Please visit our website www.trustseniorcare.com to learn more about who we are and what we provide. 

  • Pay: $16.00- $20.00 per hour depending on experience
  • Hours: average 10-15 hours per week overseeing programs
  • Opportunity to add hours as program grows

Description

  • Social Service Worker oversee services provided to individuals in their own homes and communities, who are developmentally disabled.  Support level is individualized measurement of the participant's functional abilities, behavioral limitations, and medical needs, related to the participant's disability.
  • Social Service Worker does plan development and implementation for all individuals with disabilities on the Residential Habilitation Medicaid program.
  • Program Coordinator ensures all employees receive proper training including but not limited to: Rights, Disabilities, understanding of participants needs, Supervision, Review of Services, First Aid and CPR.
  •  Residential Habilitation services include training in one or more of the following areas: Personal direction, money management, daily living skills, socialization, mobility, and behavior shaping and management.
  • Social Service Worker ensures that employees deliver services in a caring and respectful manner, in accordance with relevant Agency policies and industry standards.
  • Social Service Worker is a function under RES/HAB. Social Service Worker is defined as development, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of personal assistance, habilitation, and skills training provided for the participant as components of RES/HAB developed by a QIDP and delivered by a RES/HAB provider.

 

Responsibilities/Activities

Core Functions of the Social Service Worker include:

  • Face to face contact with direct service provider(s) and/or participant regarding oversight, supervision, and provision of RES/HAB
  • The Program Coordinator must complete a "status review" (form on the Adult DD website) and have documentation that they submitted it to the plan developer every 6 months.
  • Implementation plan development.
  • Evaluation, analysis, and/or revision of implementation plans.
  • Phone contacts specific to RES/HAB services identified on the ISP.
  • Attendance at participant meetings specific to RES/HAB services identified on the ISP.
  • Develop emergency care measures and crisis and emergency plans for participants receiving residential habilitation services.
  • Conduct Skills training for the paraprofessionals

 

Required Knowledge

  • Knowledge of standards of practice and scope of practice, in accordance with state regulations
  • Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client and family care.
  • Knowledge of Residential Habilitation and home management skills.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing client and residential habilitation services, including needs determinants, meeting quality standards and evaluation of client satisfaction.
  • Knowledge of the English language.
  • Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries including emergency first aid and CPR.
  • Knowledge of clerical procedures such as maintaining records and completing forms.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to demonstrate effective supervisory abilities.
  • Ability to gain respect and cooperation.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate subordinates.
  • Ability to direct work groups toward a common goal.
  • Ability to delineate assignments.
  • Ability to oversee the work of subordinates.
  • Ability to plan and organize work.
  • Ability to coordinate with others.
  • Ability to anticipate future needs.
  • Ability to administer policies and implement procedures.
  • Ability to maintain appropriate contact with Director.
  • Ability to provide opportunities/guidance for employee development.
  • Ability to resolve work-related employee problems.
  •  Ability to assist subordinates in accomplishing their work related objectives.
  • Ability to converse with subordinates in a clear, concise, accurate & timely manner.
  • Ability to make useful suggestions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships.
  • Ability to apply reason and logic to identify strengths and weaknesses of possible solutions.
  • Ability to identify problems and determine effective solutions.
  • Ability to monitor and assess employees, clients and effectiveness of service.
  • Ability to communicate written and oral information so others understand.
  • Ability to listen and understand the spoken word.
  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
  • Ability to determine or recognize when something is likely to go wrong.
  • Ability to provide advice and consultation to others.
  • Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients.
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relations with clients/families/co-workers.

Physical and Mental Demands:

  • Good physical and mental health.
  • Physical ability to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk, hear & see.
  • Mental fortitude and stability to handle stress.
  • Physical and mental ability to drive a vehicle.

Qualifications/Education/Experience

Social Service Worker must have the following qualifications:

  • Education and experience to meet the criteria established for qualifying as Social Service Worker for DD Waiver participants such as:
  • Experience in writing skills-training programs for those with disabilities.
  • Skill in individualized strategy development and implementation to assist the participant in meeting wants and needs within the scope of RES/HAB.
  • Human Services Bachelors Degree (or related study) from an accredited University.
  • At least three (3) years experience in direct care for individuals with disabilities.
  • CPR & First Aid certified preferred
  • Current driver's license.
  • Proper Vehicle Insurance Coverage.
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