Foster Care Parent in Conover, NC at ResCare

Date Posted: 8/23/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Conover, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/23/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Foster Care Parent

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 Foster Care Parent.

About this Line of Business

We cover thousands of homes across the country, with a comprehensive range of programs and services, including host home and foster care. ResCare partners with people in the community who open their homes to individuals with disabilities and assists families by providing adoption and foster care services. With almost four decades of experience in the IDD services field, our aim is to be the provider-of-choice in the development of unique and proprietary service offerings and technologies - working toward innovative care models and leading health outcomes with states and payers.

As a(n) Foster Care Parent you will: 

  • Provide assistance to person(s) served in order to promote their physical, social, and psychological well being.
  • Programmatic IDD Waiver Compliance and IPP Compliance.
  • Complete Documentation and submit as outlined by ResCare Agency and participants Individual Support Plan.
  • Perform training requirements and background checks as required.
  • Interact 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 well being of person(s) served.
  • Follow agency procedures to promote optimum safety practices to provide a safe environment.
  • Complete all documentation as required to ensure quality services.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • 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

Additional Information



Benefits

ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

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