- Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Ability and Choice Services, Inc. (ACS) of Draper, UT is looking for Host Home Providers / Caregivers in Salt Lake, Davis, Tooele, and Northern Utah county areas to embrace the opportunity to host an individual with disabilities in your home and assist them with activities of daily living. Do you want to make a difference? Would you like the chance to enrich the lives of your family and the person you are welcoming into your home? If so, keep reading!
We pay our Host Home Providers / Caregivers through a monthly stipend which varies based on the needs of the person you support. In addition, you will receive a monthly allowance for room and board. If this sounds like the caregiving opportunity you've been looking for, apply today!
ABOUT ABILITY AND CHOICE SERVICES, INC. (ACS)
Family-owned since 1987, we operate a social and community access hubs in Salt Lake and Tooele Counties along with integrated employment supports and in-home care for adults with developmental disabilities. Our day program hubs serve as community gathering hubs for participants to socialize, learn life skills, and access the greater community with their peers. Our participants (along with staff) enjoy going to community assets such as parks, the zoo, the aquarium, the movies, volunteering, and bowling--as well as taking semi-annual field trips to destinations such as Wendover and Boondocks.
Our wonderful staff is at the heart of the great human services we provide to adults with developmental disabilities. That's why we offer great benefits and an awesome work environment and culture.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A HOST HOME PROVIDER / CAREGIVER
As a Host Home Provider / Caregiver, you and your family have the opportunity to open your hearts and home to an adult with developmental disabilities or a brain injury. You provide care, support, and mentorship in areas of daily living, accessing community resources, and finding employment. This includes providing nutritious meals, assisting with personal hygiene, providing transportation, ensuring access to community activities, and providing supervision based on their needs. Basically, you care for them as you would any family member. You ensure that they have the freedoms and help needed to achieve their goals and live as independently as possible.
Some aspects of this caregiving position are not easily accomplished, but the relationship you build with this individual is definitely worth the effort. Acting as their advocate, you always keep their best interests in mind. You have come to see them as family and sympathize in their sorrows and rejoice in their happiness. Seeing them smile from the guidance, care, and compassion you show to them is priceless. You enjoy being able to make a difference in this caregiving position by providing the support and companionship the person you care for needs to thrive. In most cases, ACS provides access to training and additional staff and respite supports depending on the need. Many of the individuals served also attend a day program or are employed during the day.
- 21 years old or older
- Have a private room available in your home
- Each person 12 years old or older living in the home must pass a background check
- Complete a home certification process prior to placement
Do you have a caring spirit and the time available to meet the needs of the individual you are hosting? Are you compassionate and patient? Do you enjoy helping people? Are you dedicated, reliable, and trustworthy? If so, you may be perfect for this caregiving position!
ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?
If you would like to provide a home for one of our clients as a Host Home Provider, fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!
If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-281-0700.
All opportunities require both basic computer literacy and penmanship.
Due to the nature of the people we serve, Federal and State laws require a criminal background review. Applicants with a history of abuse, exploitation and other related offenses, on the Medicaid Exclusion list or any felony in the last 10 years will be denied employment or terminated if discovered wile currently employed. The Department of Human Services has an appeal and review process for applicants and employees adversely affected.
In addition, we may pre-screen applicants for criminal, civil records and other publicly available information. If adverse action is based on any of these results, the applicant will be notified in writing with the source and results of the information and given the opportunity to comment as appropriate.
Applicants may be required to provide documentation for credit given for education, military status, workforce credit status and other accommodations prior to an offer of employment.
We are a drug-free workplace. All new hires are required to submit to a post-offer and random drug screenings as a condition of employment.
We participate in the E-Verify program; if hired, your employment will be contingent upon confirmation of your employment eligibility through the E-Verify system and will be required to provide original documents.
with our quick 3 minute Application!