BrightSpring Health Services

FOSTER CARE CHILD SUPPORT AIDE

Job Locations US-WA-SUNNYSIDE
ID
2020-14339
Position Type
Part-Time
Line of Business
All Ways Caring HomeCare

Our Company

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Overview

Our operational team members focus on efficiently meeting the needs of our clients across various lines of business.  If your passion is to ensure quality care to help our clients live their best life we encourage you to apply today!

Responsibilities

  • Provide the support required to ensure the safety and well-being of a particular child, including child supervision and the documentation of the child’s care.  Foster Care Child Support Aides work under the direction of a home care supervisor
  • Document support information about the child’s essential care requirements and ensuring the child’s needs are met during services
  • Establish processes for emergency medical treatment
  • Provide physical and behavioral support that ensures the health, safety and well-being of the child in their current placement and community
  • Provide physical assistance and support to the child to prevent injury to self or others
  • Provide protective supervision and positive behavior support for the child at all times
  • Perform only the tasks defined in the child’s Plan of Care
  • Immediately report any changes in a child’s mental or physical condition, as well as changes in the client’s need for care, to the home care supervisor
  • Follow policies and procedures and attend all required training
  • Provide timely documentation for work performed
  • Report to work as scheduled, prepared and on time
  • Respect the rights of the children and families to have different beliefs, opinions, cultures, lifestyles, and customs
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of information regarding the children
  • Have a professional working relationship with the children at all times
  • Demonstrate complete honesty and ethical behavior at all times

Qualifications

  • Ability to lift 20 pounds, reach above the shoulders, bend forward from the waist, bend at the knees and stand for long periods
  • Ability to push, pull, force exertion up to 50 pounds
  • Communications skills sufficient to convey and understand the information required to implement written plans of care and/or verbal instructions
  • Ability to work independently
  • Knowledge and ability to monitor the behavior of the children, or the capacity to learn how to monitor their behavior
  • Ability to immediately respond to emergencies without direct supervision and in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Acceptance of a child’s individual differences and preferences
  • Ability to comprehend and maintain professional boundaries at all times with the children, their families, friends and representatives

POSITION REQUIREMENTS AS SPECIFIED BY W.A.C. AND DSHS/AAA CONTRACTS:

  • Be age 18 to 20 years and be enrolled in a BA or BSW program: or be age 21 or older and have at least a high school diploma or GED
  • Possess knowledge of community resources for youth
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of family systems and child development
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of a team or multi-disciplinary approach
  • If transporting children, be 21 or older and have a reliable means of transportation and valid driver’s license, a good driving record with no history or DWI violations or moving violations) and automobile liability insurance that meets the statutory required minimum amounts of coverage
  • Possess valid CPR and First Aid certification
  • Successfully complete a criminal background check through DSHS and the WA state Patrol and the FBI if applicable
  • Possess the ability to work with diverse groups and populations
  • Possess the ability to make objective, visual assessments of home conditions and crisis situations and to communicate information appropriately

 

About our Line of Business

All Ways Caring HomeCare delivers quality, compassionate and highly individualized care and support that helps people in need of assistance stay at home – all while maximizing their dignity, privacy and independence.  Whether recovering from illness, injury or surgery, living with a chronic disability or dealing with the natural process of aging, services are tailored to meet the individual needs of people of all ages, physical conditions and cognitive abilities.  All Ways Caring HomeCare services include personal care and homemaking programs, professional nursing, geriatric care management, Alzheimer’s/dementia care, respite care and other programs, as well as in-home monitoring with Rest Assured® Telecare, which helps to reduce hospital visits and keep people in their homes longer.  For more information, please visit www.AllWaysCaring.com.  Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn

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