FEATURED JOB OPENING: House Parents - Ellensburg, WA

FEATURED JOB OPENING: House Parents - Ellensburg, WA

Posted: 7/17/2019 - 8:52 am

We are seeking a responsible, caring married couple to become House Parents (HPs). We are located in Ellensburg two hours east of Seattle. Our location was specifically designed and created to promote independent living for four young men with developmental disabilities.

Our care philosophy emphasizes encouragement and positive reinforcement with respect for each resident. Our house parents are responsible for overseeing the residents' established daily routines while caring for the home. We strive to integrate daily opportunities that a typical person might experience into a unifying whole, so that life is truly as rich and fulfilling as possible.

Position Salary starting at: $60,000 per couple, tax exempt, which includes bi-annual salary increases along with a comprehensive benefit package. Housing, utilities and food are included.

Work Schedule: HPs receive 7 days off per month and earn PTO.  On-site separate suite available for HPs in the event they choose to stay during their days off. Clients you are caring for attend an offsite support program (The Trellis Center) M - F year round.

 

Qualifications:

• Must meet the training requirements to become a Washington State Individual Care Provider (IP). Each houseparent will complete 75 hours of paid training to meet the requirements. Employment shall be contingent upon the results of a Washington State background check. Must have a valid Driver’s License.

• A high school diploma or equivalent; experience working with developmentally disabled individuals preferred but not required.

• Caregivers need to be physically and mentally capable performing residents' care plans which includes individual personal hygiene, meal planning, cooking, light housework and light yard maintenance.

• Must be reliable, flexible and have the ability to work in a team environment.

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