From the northern woods of Maine to the sandy beaches of southern Florida, LifeConnections Specialized Support Services provides community based residential, day and behavioral health services to youth, adults and families.
We currently have the following opening:
Position Title: Respite Provider
Office / Field Based: Looking to hire in the Newport & Middletown, RI area.
Benefits (Yes/No): No.
Job Description / Typical Duties:
Respite care means to provide in home respite care on an as needed basis in the absence of a Shared Living Home Care Provider. Respite care can be provided in the Participant’s home, the Shared Living Home Care Provider's home, or in the home of the respite care provider. Respite typically takes place when a Shared Living Home Care Provider goes on vacation or is just going away for a day or two to attend a wedding, funeral, family event or weekend getaway. Most all Participants (clients) receive daytime supports from outside staff, so this is typically a "stay overnight" role.
Employment Status: Contract/Per Diem
Total Hours/Week: Varies – as needed
Work Schedule: Varies – as needed
Required Education: High School Diploma or GED
LifeConnections assures equal opportunity and public access and, if necessary, affirmative action in all its policies regarding employment and provision of services. LifeConnections does not discriminate in its hiring, programs or policies on the bases of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status or sexual orientation.
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Job Types: Part-time, Contract
Pay: $16.00 per hour
- Do you understand that Respite Care typically means staying overnight in a Home Care Provider's home (while they're away) to provide companionship and support to an adult with a developmental disability?
- High school or equivalent (Required)
- Driver's License (Required)
Work Location: Multiple Locations