Respite Care Opportunity in Chicopee
ABOUT BEING A RESPITE PROVIDER
Pathlight is currently seeking a respite provider for one of our families in Chicopee. Ideal candidates would have experience working with individuals with autism. Please note you will be staying in the individual’s home.
Respite Providers offer short-term relief for primary Care Providers and/or family members. The length of time for respite care varies depending on the need- it could be anything from just a day to a few weeks. When making a placement, we consider both the Respite Provider’s qualities and home dynamic, as well as the needs and personality of the individual needing temporary care. The goal is always to create that “perfect match.” When that’s done, it’s really a positive experience for all involved!
CARE PROVIDER BENEFITS:
- Daily Stipend
- Ongoing training & education
- Responsive case management
- Support from clinical staff and consultants
- 24-hour back-up in the event of an emergency
- Satisfaction of making the difference in someone’s life
IS CARE GIVING FOR YOU?
Common attributes of Care Providers consist of an ability to understand the individual’s viewpoint; set boundaries; provide structure; be open, honest, and stable; function easily as part of a team; be involved in their community; be flexible as everyone’s needs and abilities change with personal growth. Successful care providers are highly motivated to make a difference in the lives of others.
IF INTERESTED IN THIS OPPORTUNITY
If interested, call 413-731-4548 or email Info@PathlightGroup.org.