Alternative Family Living in Conover, NC at ResCare

Date Posted: 6/1/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Conover, NC
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Job Description


Title: Alternative Family Living

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: Residential Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Alternative Family Living.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Alternative Family Living Responsibilities

This is a non-traditional position that provides support and training for individual(s), including but not limited to, emotional support, physical support and monitoring, and development of life skills through training programs, all leading to increased independence and participation in community life for persons with developmental disabilities and/or other related disorders. Employment is contingent upon participants continued participation in the IDD Waiver Program and the employee’s continued employment eligibility with ResCare.

  • Provides assistance to person(s) served in order to promote their physical, social, and psychological wellbeing.
  • Programmatic IDD Waiver Compliance and IPP Compliance
  • Documentation completion and submission as outlined by ResCare Agency and participants Individual Support Plan
  • Training requirements as outlined by ResCare Agency
  • Criminal Background checks as outlined by ResCare Policy
  • Interacts frequently and positively with person(s) served and support staff to promote the rights of the person(s) served to achieve an enhanced quality of life.
  • Follow agency procedures to promote optimum health care and behavioral supports to maintain the wellbeing of person(s) served.
  • Follow agency procedures to promote optimum safety practices to provide a safe environment.
  • Completes all documentation as required to ensure quality services.
  • Other duties as assigned

Specific Requirements

  • Preferred Education: High school diploma or GED.
  • Exceptions to educational requirements must comply with state law and regulations.
  • Minimum age requirement is 18 years.
  • Valid driver's license, with a satisfactory driving record, as defined by ResCare's vehicle policy.
  • Must meet all agency requirements for pre-employment as required by ResCare and/or State regulations
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and written) with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the company.

Additional Information


In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

301 10TH ST NW STE B101 , CONOVER, NC 28613-2419 USA