This position will be an independent contractor serving as a “live in” housemate while partnering with RHD’s Shared Living Program. RHD specializes in providing true person-centered services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
As housemates, you will build a close relationship that is mutually beneficial to both you and the client. It will be your responsibility to assist the clients in facilitating a meaningful and successful life within their communities.
Opportunity to Positively Impact Another’s Life
FREE Utilities, including Internet and Phone
FREE On the Job Training and Support
No Experience Necessary
Compensation Packages Valued Up To $56,600 Per Year to Start, Based Upon Client’s Support Needs Assessment
Reside in the home of the client
Provide companionship/friendship/mentorship to the client as a positive role model
Provide support and assistance to the client, including but not limited to:
Housekeeping to maintain aclean and safe home
Assist in pursuing personal interests andgoals
Complete documentation in compliance with requirements
Schedule and attend medical appointments with the client and provide support in reporting any health concerns or changes to physicians and to RHD
Honor choices and preferences as identified in the client’s Individual Support Plan
Implement treatment protocols according to the client’s Behavior Support Plan as necessary
Experience supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is preferred, but NOT required
FREE training and support is provided by RHD
Valid Driver’s License
Reliable vehicle with current car insurance
Background check with no felony convictions (some misdemeanor offenses may disqualify)
Candidates must successfully complete required training
WHO WE ARE
Resources for Human Development is a national human services non-profit founded in 1970, specializing in creating innovative, quality services that support people of all abilities and challenges wherever the need exists. We support more than 160 programs across 14 states, serving tens of thousands of people of all abilities every year. RHD maintains a corporate office in Philadelphia, which provides fiscal supervision, management oversight, support and encouragement, and technical assistance to its programs. RHD prides itself on its history of innovation, not only in the services we offer but also in our management approach rooted in RHD’s Values. RHD is committed to the fundamental value of dignity and respect for all human beings, to the empowerment of our consumers and staff, and to the flexibility to meet the changing needs of all our partners and those we serve.
RHD’s mission is to provide caring, effective, and innovative services that empower people of all abilities as they work to achieve the highest level of independence possible and build better lives for themselves, their families and their communities.
WHAT WE DO LOCALLY
Resources for Human Development has been delivering trauma-informed, person-centered services to people with intellectual disabilities in Missouri since 2008. RHD Missouri’s Residential Program meets people’s needs in a way that treats people with respect and dignity and places a premium on their quality of life. We provide residential services as well as arts based day programs in St. Louis County, Saint Charles, and Kansas City.
WORK WITH US
At RHD Missouri, you can build a career you’re proud of. With RHD you’re a partner. We work together to help people to build successful lives - both client and caregiver. RHD Missouri’s day and residential programs strive to give individuals the opportunity and ability to create their own services and to be able to offer a support that fits their needs and preferences. We believe that RHD demonstrates its commitment to employees by listening and responding to employee concerns and inviting an ongoing dialogue to improve culture. Together We Are Better, Together We Are RHD.