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Caregiver Family Supports (Service Provider)- Bron

Company: SHG
Location: Bronx
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

PURPOSE OF POSITION:Enhancing the child/youth's ability regardless of disability, to function as part of a caregiver/family unit and enhance the caregiver/family's ability to care for the child/youth in the home and/or community.Payrate: $35hrSPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES1. Interact and engage with family/caregivers and children/youth to offer educational, advocacy, and support resources to develop family/caregivers' ability to independently access community services and activities.2. Maintain and encourage the caregiver /families' self-sufficiency in caring for the child/youth in the home and community.3. Address needs and issues of relevance to the caregiver/family unit as the child/youth is supported in the home and community.4. Educate and train the caregiver/family unit on resource availability so that they might better support and advocate for the needs of the child and appropriately access needed services.5. Direct instruction and guidance in the principles of the child/youth's chronic condition or lifethreatening illness.6. Development and updating of service plans, including obtaining medical consenter signatures.7. Obtaining consents and enrollment documents for newly enrolled children/youth.8. Attend monthly waiver service provider meetings to stay current on practices and protocols.9. Submit progress notes, service plans, expense logs, and service provider logs within set forthrequired timeframes.10. Report incident(s) to supervisor upon discovery.11. Maintain open communication with other service providers (e.g., Care Manager) to report on child/youth's progress and identify any potential barriers and referrals.12. Submit progress notes, service plans, expense logs, and service provider logs within set forthrequired timeframes. Progress notes are due within 3 days of service provision so that approval from supervisor is completed by the 5th business day following service provision.13. Setting of Service Provision:Caregiver/Family Supports and Services can be provided in the home of the youth or a community setting.Minimum Qualifications: Caregiver/Family Supports and Service, service providers are minimally required to have a high school diploma, high school equivalency preferred or State Education Commencement Credential with related human service experience.Experience working with children/youth.Bilingual in one or more of the following: Spanish, Bengali, Urdu and others, may be required depending on client needsRELATIONSHIP WITH OTHERS Maintains a strength-based approach in working with children and families.Accepts and applies constructive feedback from supervisors to enhance the quality of servicedelivery.Be a team player.Have a strong sensitivity to cultural differences present among staff and clients within ourorganization.Possess a strong belief in people's ability to grow and change; forge a mutually respectfulpartnership with persons served and their families.Ability to set limits and maintain helping role of a practitioner and to intervene appropriately.WORKING CONDITIONSWork is conducted in the community of the youth being serviced. There are three SCO locations to meet with supervisor(s) and submit documentation.TRAINING REQUIREMENETS1. Prior to Service Delivery:OrientationMandated Reporter Training (Available in Orientation and via the LMS)2. Within 6 months of hire: (Employee will be enrolled in the below via the LMS at hire) Personal Safety Safety in the Community Strength Based Approached o Suicide Prevention Domestic Violence Signs and Basic Interventions Trauma Informed CareORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURECommunity Habilitation providers will report to their assigned waiver service provider supervisor and/or designee.

Keywords: SHG, New Rochelle , Caregiver Family Supports (Service Provider)- Bron, Healthcare , Bronx, New York

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