Full Time Respite Trainer
This position is responsible for providing out of home respite services to adults and children receiving services from the RB Evans Respite Center Program. Hours will include evenings, weekends and varied shifts including possible overnight. This position will work closely with family members and Service Coordinators to meet the consumer’s needs. This position will be required to comply with the funding source requirements and standards and must be able to work under pressure and in stressful situation in a professional manner. This position will also work in planning activities to encourage consumers and families to access the respite program, community services, assisting with household chores and medication monitoring. Transportation of consumers may require using your personal vehicle. May be required to carry a rotating pager after hours to assist in handling emergencies. This position may be required to assist with Special Olympic activities. Works directly under the supervision of the Cypress Activity Center IDD Programs Administrator.
All Betty Hardwick Center campuses are Tobacco Free. Use of any tobacco products is not permitted on any of our grounds.
Betty Hardwick Center strives to provide a trauma-sensitive culture of safety, compassion and choice. We value applicants who have training and personal experience in Trauma Informed Care.
High school diploma or equivalency. Experience working with persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities is preferred. Must possess a current Texas Driver’s License and is an insurable driver. Must possess basic computer skills. Ability to lift 55 pounds per PMAB requirements.