Part-Time Caregiver

Continuum of Colorado is a 501(c)(3), nonprofit agency providing services to people with a wide range of abilities. At Continuum, we empower individuals to live a meaningful life. We believe it is our responsibility to not only meet the needs of each individual we support but also to partner with our supported-individuals to help them reach milestones, achieve their goals, and make their dreams a reality.

Denver, CO

Continuum of Colorado

<p>Continuum of Colorado is a&nbsp;nonprofit agency providing services to people with a wide range of abilities. At Continuum, we empower individuals to live a meaningful life. We believe it is our responsibility to not only meet the needs of each individual we support but also to partner with our supported-individuals to help them reach milestones, achieve their goals, and make their dreams a reality. Person-centeredness is not just a trend or buzzword to us; it&rsquo;s a philosophy that embodies each Direct Support Professional we hire. Our mission is to be a partner in choice and independence by collaborating with individuals and their families to provide high-quality lifetime supports that will empower them to thrive in their community.</p> http://continuumcolo.org/

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$12.71 Hourly

Overview: Continuum of Colorado is hiring part-time Caregivers for our rewarding Direct Support Professionals (DSP) positions to provide personal care to youth and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities in the greater Denver, CO area. You'll receive employer-paid training and get to interact with a variety of individuals while being responsible for supervision, training, program/care plan implementation, assessment and documentation for those we serve.We require schedule flexibility; a willingness to work at our various residential facilities (in the Denver, CO Metro area - Aurora, Centennial, Littleton, and Parker); and a reliable means of transportation.Schedule: Must be willing to work a minimum of 6 shifts/month with a maximum of 40 hrs/week. Shifts can include covering 2.5 day shifts or a day program shift with varying hours. Potential opportunity to transfer to full-time, benefited position, if available. Please note: transfers are not automatic and are subject to current staffing needs and availability. Training: Must be able to complete all agency trainings at their scheduled times prior to working in our facilities. Training is a minimum of 3 weeks: Mon - Thu, 8a - 6p. The Good Stuff - Starting Salary!<br>$12.71 / hour (please note: this is a non-benefited position)<br/><br/>Starting Salary!<br>$12.71 / hour (please note: this is a non-benefited position) More about what you’ll get to do as our part-time Caregiver!<br>* Train, assure and assist individuals in completing daily activities and other tasks (cleaning, toileting, meal preparation, meal pick-up and delivery, cooking, budgeting, hygiene etc.)<br>* Meet individuals' needs for transportation (may include driving or assisting in accessing transportation)<br>* Implement and document individuals' ISSPs, care plans and protocols<br>* Carry out scheduled community activities (transports, provides supervision)<br>* Assist with medications (i.e., administration, pill packing, monitoring) as certified, and document as appropriate<br>* Monitor health needs of individuals and assist in obtaining health care as needed<br>* Provide medical care in accordance with established protocols, to include First Aid/CPR when needed<br>* Document program, incident, medical and financial information as required<br>* Use web-based computer programs to document medication administrations
Responsibilities: what you’ll get to do as our part-time Caregiver!<br>* Train, assure and assist individuals in completing daily activities and other tasks (cleaning, toileting, meal preparation, meal pick-up and delivery, cooking, budgeting, hygiene etc.)<br>* Meet individuals' needs for transportation (may include driving or assisting in accessing transportation)<br>* Implement and document individuals' ISSPs, care plans and protocols<br>* Carry out scheduled community activities (transports, provides supervision)<br>* Assist with medications (i.e., administration, pill packing, monitoring) as certified, and document as appropriate<br>* Monitor health needs of individuals and assist in obtaining health care as needed<br>* Provide medical care in accordance with established protocols, to include First Aid/CPR when needed<br>* Document program, incident, medical and financial information as required<br>* Use web-based computer programs to document medication administrations
Requirements: Must have’s to be our part-time Caregiver<br>* High school diploma or GED<br>* One (1) year experience in an area directly related to job assignment (i.e., developmental disabilities, etc.), preferred<br>* Ability to pass and maintain certification in all agency required training<br>* Ability to perform needed personal care and medical procedures; consistently lift up to 50 pounds<br>* Ability to read, write and converse in English and perform simple math calculations<br>* Familiarity with Microsoft Office at an intermediate level; ability to use Outlook<br>* Personal vehicle in good operating condition for use during work; operate agency vehicles, as needed<br>* Valid Colorado driver's license; proof of insurance<br>* Meet our driving requirements; no suspensions/revocations in the past 3 yrs and no more than 2 tickets in the past 3 yrs*Vizi