Adult Mentor / Caregiver

Special Kids Special Families

3450 North Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80907

Full Time

About Adult Mentor / Caregiver

SCOPE: 

The Special Kids Special Families Adult Disabilities

Mentor oversees and supports the clients integration in the daily activities.

This position works with our adults with special needs to teach them applicable

life skills, including attending to personal needs. Mentors must be able to

work any of the adult services programs (I-CAN, Joeys). The Mentor performs an

integral front-line role in meeting the organizations mission: Promoting,

Strengthening and Supporting Individuals with Disabilities, their Families

& Caregivers. This positions work schedule can fluctuate and is dependent

on the programs needs.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Provide integrated supports to the client, including facilitating relationship

    building.
  • Participate in the implementation of the Individual Service and Support Plan.
  • Promote awareness of the abilities of the individuals with disabilities, while

    maintaining confidentiality.
  • Document and immediately report any incidents of concern to the Program

    Coordinator, Assistant Coordinator or Team Lead as designated.
  • Complete and submit documentation in a timely matter. This includes required daily

    program documentation.
  • Be in a primary role for the transportation needs of the client as assigned.

    This includes regular driver or ride along duties.
  • Respect the rights of the client.
  • Adhere to all person center planning.
  • Implement and provide data for the Behavior Supports Plans.
  • Attend and participate in all required trainings & meetings.
  • Assist with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).
  • Communicate with and actively engage in client activities.
  • Facilitate client group activities.
  • Train on and fully know the protocols and behavior plans for all clients in the

    day programs.
  • Available to go out into the community with any client, based on program need.
  • Perform two-people assists with changes and transfers (using Hoyer lift and other

    adaptive equipment) and fully assist (one person) with personal care, which

    includes toileting and feeding.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  High School Diploma or GED
  • Certified Nursing Assistant certification, preferred
  • Prefer experience with adult developmentally disabled population.
  • Demonstrate good judgment and professionalism.
  • Trained CPR, First Aid & CPI, & Universal Precautions Certification

    within the first 30 days of hire.
  • This Position is required to maintain client specific training as delegated by

    Program Coordinator including but not limited to the state QMAP & G-Tube

    training and demonstrates proficient knowledge of state medication Administration & G-Tube rules and regulations/specialized medical health

    plans.
  • Must be able to lift and transfer; up to 50 lbs.
  • A valid Colorado drivers license, current vehicle insurance, and an acceptable

    driving record per SKSF standards.

 SALARY:

$19/hr

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid time off
  • Referral Program
  • Paid holidays

Special Kids Special Families

Adult Services

3450 N Nevada Avenue

Suite 110

Colorado Springs, CO 80907

719-634-4675

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