Position Title: In-Home Respite Care Worker

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Location: Hazel Crest, IL

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • At least one year of experience assisting people with disabilities preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, and a dependable car with vehicle liability insurance.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
Position Summary:

This in-home respite is responsible for registered families by assuring responsible care for individuals with developmental disabilities and their siblings under 18 years of age.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Provide quality supervision to the respite client and siblings, as assigned.
  • Provide care and activities structured toward the Respite client’s wishes, needs, and capabilities.
  • Develop and maintain a positive, cooperative and professional role with each family.
  • Assure maintenance of home while providing Respite service.
  • Report to family about routine activities and/or any significant events which occur during respite.
  • Report to IHS staff unusual incidents and follow procedures as assigned.
  • Serve as a liaison between each family and In Home Services Office staff.
  • Complete and Submit progress notes for every shift worked
  • Follow procedures for TELEPUNCH automated system for time and attendance.
  • Complete required Background/Registry checks as deemed by DHS.
  • Strictly adhere to Confidentiality policy.
  • Remain current in FIRST AID/CPR certification.
  • Accept at least 3 shifts monthly.
  • Follow all agency policies and procedures.
  • Other trainings/duties as assigned.
Description of the Company: 

Good Shepherd Center is a community advocate for children and adults with and without disabilities, and provides support, service, and education to empower individuals and families to lead exceptional lives. The small but powerful agency prides itself on a fun but respectful work environment.


Now is the time!!! The Early Childhood field is a hot industry that has the attention of many funding sources due to the effect of child care on the job market. Join us at a very exciting time.


Part-time position.

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