Parent Aide Specialist in Yuma, AZ at ResCare

Date Posted: 6/3/2018

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    Yuma, AZ
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Job Description


Title: Parent Aide Specialist

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: Workforce 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 Parent Aide Specialist.

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.

Parent Aide Specialist Responsibilities

The Parent Aide Specialist in the Parent Aide Program provides services which enhance the parenting skills and abilities of the parents and caregivers of children involved with the DES system. This position also provides transportation and supervised visit services to families at the request of CPS case managers. May require court testimony.

  • Provides parenting skills in a culturally appropriate manner.
  • Provides education and training in activities related to home management, discipline techniques, communication skills, and other skill areas as determined appropriate.
  • Supervises visits between children and their parents and/or others deemed appropriate at the request of the DES case manager.
  • Provides or arranges for transportation for children and family members as outlined in the case plan.
  • Informs supervisor and all appropriate community contacts of reportable incidents pursuant to federal, state, and local standards for reporting abuse and neglect.
  • Completes all weekly documentation and monthly reports according to program requirements regarding style, content, and deadlines for submission.
  • Provides documentation of all contact between parties pertinent to the case, including phone calls, emails, face to face visits, and other forms of communication as applicable.
  • Respond to all subpoenas and requests for information by DES and the Attorney General’s Office in a timely manner. Attend court
    hearings to provide information regarding cases as required.
  • Assists in distribution, collection, and reporting of satisfaction surveys pursuant to contract requirements.
  • Reports incidents of abuse and neglect according to federal, state, and local standards.
  • Participates in Quality Improvement activities in the agency as requested.
  • Attends staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Demonstrates understanding of and actively promotes ResCare mission and vision.
  • Demonstrates understanding of and actively promotes AmeriPsych's mission and goals.
  • Models components of ResCare Quality Way (Creating Direction, Customer Focus, Employee Focus, Face to Face Communication and Managing for Outcomes).
  • Projects a positive attitude and/or enthusiasm for the job, program and the agency to others, and supports others in developing a
    positive outlook for the agency.
  • Consistently exhibits a quest for excellence, striving to constantly improved and develop more efficient systems that produce an
    improved level of service.
  • Other duties as assigned

Specific Requirements

  • Must have the ability to interact with troubled families in a supportive, professional manner.
  • Minimum age requirement is 21 years.
  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate (verbal and written) with all levels of personnel internal and external to the company.
  • Capable of working responsibly with highly confidential information and of maintaining composure under duress.
  • Ability to multi-task and demonstrate good organizational skills.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Working knowledge of computers and software, including Word, Excel, e-mail, and other usual and customary office programs.
  • Must meet all agency requirements for preemployment as required by ResCare and/or state regulations.
  • Evening and weekend work hours are required.

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.

3250 South Fourth Ave Suite F , Yuma, AZ 85365-4051 USA 


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