Life Sharing Provider
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Merakey is currently seeking a Life Sharing Provider to join our
IDD division in -Harrisburg, PA -and surrounding locations. -If you
are a Caregiver, Direct Care Worker, Home Health Aid or always
wanted to be one, this is the opportunity for you as we are hiring
immediately! -Tax-Free Stipend each month for Providers - -Are you
looking for a position where you can utilize your skills and
passion for supporting people? Do you believe that we are better
together by including everyone? Are you searching for a rewarding
career in the service of others? The Family Living Provider role
isn't for everyone- but it IS for those who enjoy a challenge
working with individuals with disabilities and the reward that
comes with it. Being in this role requires both attention to detail
and creativity as you are serving as both a life coach and a
personal support to our individuals. If this sounds like something
that you would enjoy -- then join our team! -POSITION OVERVIEW
Provide a safe, clean and pleasant
living environment for the person living in their home.
Ensure that the individual's hygiene
needs are cared for.
Ensure that the new family member
wears clean and neat clothing which is age and culturally
Ensure that the FLP individual
receives three meals per day and snacks which are properly stored
and prepared, and which are nutritious.
Provide adult supervision at all
hours when FLP family member is in the home (exceptions will only
be made if there is a current ISP goal for teaching the individual
how to handle short periods of time at home alone).
Ensure that the physical health of
the FLP family member is protected by providing transportation and
supervision to physicians, dentists and other health professionals
Maintain regular and appropriate
contact with the Day Program, including visits when needed.
Ensure the confidentiality of the FLP
family member's records, names and identities, health information,
etc., except as disclosure is permitted or required by law.
Permit NHS FLP staff personal access
to the FLP family member at reasonable times and at any time.
Notify at least 30 days in advance,
the agency of a change in address or telephone number.
Report any change in family living
arrangements, including the discussion of plans with the Supports
Coordination and FLP Specialist,
Notify the agency at least 30 days in
advance before taking the FLP family member for extended trips.
-About Merakey -Merakey is a leading developmental, behavior
health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year
history. - - We offer a breadth of integrated services to
individuals and communities across the country. - Our belief that
every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity and
fulfillment guides all of our decisions. - - At Merakey, we care
about each other and are committed to providing the very best care
to those we serve. - - -Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance
policy for abuse. -Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity
Employer! - We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on
the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic
background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age,
marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability
status. - - Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that
reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage
applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. -All
Interested candidate can reach out to Karen Santana at: - -Our
ideal candidate will possess the following skills:
- Must be 18 years of age or older.
- Must have a valid driver's license.
- High school diploma/GED.
- Experience working with individuals with developmental
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