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Householder- Lafayette Region

Energetic, mission-driven social service agency seeks a caring individual to provide a Structured Family Caregiver home for an individual with developmental disabilities in the Greater Lafayette Area.  This person will be responsible for sharing their home and supporting an individual as they engage and integrate as a valued member of the community through skill-building and developing a network of positive relationships and natural supports.  The caregiver will engage the individual with developmental disabilities in an array of life experiences each day in order to assist them in developing a rich and fulfilling life. 
 
The successful candidate must have prior experience with community-based service programs.  Essential skills include confidence in working with individuals with limited communication and community living skills, ability to provide support in a positive manner, understanding of social skills development and relationship management, and ability to proactively advocate on behalf of others.  Duties include person-centered goal implementation, management of agency documentation, processing of service verification documentation, and coordination of health, wellness and medical services.  Strong organizational capabilities, flexible schedule and ability to be self-directed required.  Understanding of and experience in non-profit agencies and familiarity with principles of Social Role Valorization preferred.

 

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