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Parent/Guardian Direct Service Provider

Job Details

Part Time

  • If your child is under the age of 18, this is a temporary policy change allowing you to be a Habilitation provider for your child and may end at any time as determined by the DDD.
  • If a parent is working from home and is already being paid by his or her employer during the time a child is scheduled to receive services, then the parent cannot also be paid as a Direct Care Worker for the child.
  • A parent may NOT provide Respite to their own child.


  • Provide services and supports as identified in each clients Individual Service Plan in the domains of daily living skills, self-help, and socialization.
  • Use professional language at all times while working with supervisors, other staff members, serviced individuals and their caregivers.
  • Assist each client by providing both formal and informal training in activities of daily living activities such as dressing, bathing, eating, cooking, cleaning, etc.
  • Provide client training on new skills to increase independence and community safety when outlined in the individuals ISP.
  • Provide training and assistance with self-administration, and administer all ordered medications according to State of Arizona approved guidelines only after all necessary medical documents have been reviewed and approved by HOPE Group.
  • Attend mandatory trainings, staff meetings and direct supervision sessions with their supervisors in addition to their regularly scheduled client sessions.
  • Complete all appropriate documentation such as progress notes, individual work records, medication administration records and other work-related documents.
  • Complete all time sheets; leave slips, accident/incident reports, etc., within their stated due dates.
  • Ensure a healthy and clean work environment.
  • Observe for signs of illness, changes in health, or signs of abuse and report to supervisor and/or Human Resources.
  • Provide behavior support and crisis intervention as needed and outlined by the ISP.


  • Ability to define behaviors, collect data, and understand client needs.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

All personnel hired by HOPE Group shall be fingerprinted as a condition of employment, except for certified personnel who as a condition of certification are required to have a valid fingerprint clearance card. All other personnel shall obtain a state level fingerprint background check.


  • Valid State ID; must be at least 18 years of age
  • Current CPR and First aid certification (originals must be provided for copy and file)
  • Proof of training and proficiency in A.A.C. Title 6, Chapter 6, Article 9
  • Knowledge, skills and experience sufficient to carry out the requirements of the position
  • Fingerprinting, fingerprint clearance and disclosure statement regarding criminal record signed by applicant