Respite Support Professional

Job Number: 21-889-11635 

Job Summary:

The Respite Support Professional (RSP) provides individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) support services in the home and community. The Respite Support Professional is an important and valued team member whose support helps caregivers obtain relief from caregiving responsibilities. The Respite Support Professional deliver services using a person-centered and trauma-informed care approach.  This position works under general supervision of the Respite Support Professional Supervisor (RSP-S).

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist client with daily living activities.
  • Aid as needed, with all aspects of personal care.
  • Assist with mobility, and transfers if applicable.
  • Assist with meal planning, preparation, and feeding if required.
  • Help client work toward goals.
  • Support client in the home and in the community.

The Candidate we are looking for is:

  • Excited to work with the IDD population. 
  • Desirous of making a positive difference in the lives of people.
  • Interested in working with people from many different cultural backgrounds.
  • Self-motivated, works well independently and enjoys staying busy.
  • Happy about having a job where you are on the move and where no two days are alike.
  • Effective at communicating with diverse people. 
  • Organized and able to keep up in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Enjoys working with adults and children (ages 4 and up).
  • Must have reliable transportation. 

Education:

Required:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. certificate.

Licenses:

Required:

  • Current and valid Driver's License and a clean driving record are required.
Preferred:
  • Current state certification (or registration) as a nurse assistant (and as per state certification/ registration requirements). 

Experience:

Required:

  • 1-year caregiver or professional experience with the IDD population or Certified Nursing Assistant.
  • Show compassion, empathy, and have a passion for great customer service.
Preferred:
  • One (1) year full-time direct, client/patient care experience within the last five (5) years, in an institution or agency setting.

Hours: Sunday - Saturday, 8:00 am - 7:00 pm. Hours vary based on client need. Must be available to work one weekend a month. This position is eligible for shift differential.

Position is eligible for differential pay. 

  • Second Shift: $3.25 
  • Third Shift: $4.25 
  • Weekend Shift: $5.00 

Salary: $33,160 annually shift differential. Ability to work at least 1 weekend a month.

Sign-on incentive: Integral Care looking to grow our teams with talented and caring people just like you. Currently, we are offering a $2,000 sign-on incentive for all newly hired employees! All newly hired employees will receive $1,000 on their first paycheck and $1,000 on the paycheck following their six-month anniversary.

Why join us:  Integral Care has proudly served Travis County residents for the past 50 years. As the largest provider of behavioral health services in Travis County, we are dedicated to improving the lives of adults and children living with mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

By joining our team, you will find rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we can help improve the quality of life for the people we serve. Imagine your career at Integral Care!

Employee Benefits: 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance

  • Generous vacation/holiday/sick leave 

  • Life and Short-term/Long-term Disability Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • 403(b) retirement account

  • 401(a) employer contribution retirement account

  • Gold's gym membership discount

  • Mileage reimbursement

Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.

For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages:  Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)