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In-Home Respite Provider- Relief
Job Code:2014:OTZ-096
Location:Kotzebue, Alaska
Program:Developmental Disabilities
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Job Responsibilities:



Title:  In-Home Respite Provider
Range: 9/10/11
Program: Developmental Disabilities
Status:  Non-Exempt
Safety Sensitive:  Yes
Covered:  Yes
Sensitive:  No



Provides support to individuals and families within their home.  Assists individuals with daily living skills, which include personal hygiene, meal preparation, light household chores and proper interaction with others. Services are exclusively intended for the care of the disabled individual not for family members or other individuals.



  1. Provides care to client while the primary caregiver works or performs other activities outside the home.
  2. Assists client with personal hygiene, giving or assisting with baths, specialized feedings and light household chores.
  3. Works on motor skill development as trained by Physical Therapist.
  4. Assists individual with interaction of peers or social events.
  5. Works with individuals on range of motion techniques if needed.
  6. May work with speech and language skill development, once training is received.
  7. Some assignments may require over night shifts.
  8. Provides required documentation to Program Supervisor
Job Qualifications:


In Home Respite Provider I:

At least 18 years of age. The desire to work with person who have development disabilities. Must reside in the village where services are to be provided. Able to lift and carry enough to accomplish above duties. Able to work independently without supervision in the workplace. Hepatitis B and TB clearance required. Certification in CPR/First Aid within 6 months of hire. Ability to speak Inupiaq as well as English preferred.


In-Home Respite Provider II:

                Requirements of In Home Respite Provider I plus: High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 2 years work

Experience in the field of Developmental Disabilities. Training in Positive Behavioral Support systems, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention/Mandt techniques. Certification in State of Alaska Care Coordination may be substituted for 1 year of experience.


In-Home Respite Provider III:

Requirements of In Home Respite Provider II plus: Certification in State of Alaska Care Coordination and a minimum of 5 years work experience in the field of Developmental Disabilities. Certification in Disability services or related field may be substituted for Certification in State of Alaska Care Coordination and 2 years of experience. 

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of people in this job.