Contract Position

Network Provider – Respite Services

Description of Service

The independent contractor will provide planned or emergency short-term relief to the primary caregiver of persons with developmental disabilities. Services are provided in the home of the contractor or the person with developmental disabilities.

Rate of Payment

$10.00/hour for up to 10 hours; $100/day for 10 hours or more.

Areas to be Served

Burnet County, Caldwell County, Fayette County, Gonzales County, Guadalupe County, Lee County, Williamson County

Eligibility

At least 18 years of age; high school diploma/GED. Must have at least one year of experience working with the developmentally disabled. If services are provided in contractor’s home, must have homeowner’s insurance and be subject to an inspection of the home. Current auto liability insurance required. Good reading and writing skills required. Must pass background screening.

How to Obtain an Application

Apply on this website.

Contract Position

Network Provider – PAS/HAB & SHL/CS

Description of Service

The independent contractor will provide direct personal assistance with activities of daily living for adults with developmental disabilities. Includes providing transportation and assisting with training in life skills in the consumer’s home and in the community.

Rate of Payment

$10 per hour

Areas to be Served

Bastrop County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Fayette County, Gonzales County, Guadalupe County, Lee County, Williamson County

Eligibility

At least 18 years of age; high school diploma/GED; copy of DPS driving record and proof of auto liability insurance. At least one year experience providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities. Must use own car and provide transportation for the consumer. Current auto liability insurance required. Good reading and writing skills required. Must pass background check.

How to Obtain an Application

Apply on this website.

Contract Position

Host Home and Companion Care Provider

Description of Service

Bluebonnet Trails Community Services is seeking Host Home and Companion Care Providers for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Companion Care takes place in the provider’s home 24 hours/day.  The Host Home must be a safe and secure environment.  Services include providing assistance with daily living skills, meal preparation, housekeeping and transportation to and from appointments and activities.

Rate of Payment

Dependent on consumer's Level of Need.

Areas to be Served

Bastrop County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Fayette County, Gonzales County, Guadalupe County, Lee County, Williamson County

Eligibility

Must be at least 18 years of age or older, pass all background checks and have a satisfactory driving record. Home must be located in the county where consumer receives services. Must have home or renters insurance and auto insurance.

Start Date

12/03/2015

End Date

08/31/2016

How to Obtain an Application

Apply on this website.

Contract Position

YES Waiver – Network Provider: In-Home Respite

Description of Service

In-home respite service is provided on a short-term basis because of the absence of, or need for relief for, the legally authorized representative or other primary caregiver of a Waiver participant.

Services must be in the private residence of the participant or a relative of the participant other than the parents, souse or legal guardian.

Rate of Payment

$12.50/hour with a day rate of $125 (10+ hours)

Areas to be Served

Bastrop County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Fayette County, Gonzales County, Guadalupe County, Lee County, Williamson County

Eligibility

Successful Provider candidates will have the following qualifications;
*At least 18 years of age
*Valid Texas Driver’s License or TX ID
*Pass all criminal, fraud and employability screenings
*Must successfully complete all BBT and State required trainings prior to providing services to individuals

How to Obtain an Application

Apply on this website.

Contract Position

YES Waiver – Network Provider – Camp Respite Provider

Description of Service

Camp Respite Provider

Respite is furnished on a short-term basis because of the absence or need for relief of those persons who normally provide care for the Waiver participant.

All settings must be located in the State of Texas.

Camps must be accredited by the American Camping Association and licensed by DSHS pursuant to 25 Tex Admin. Code §§ 265.11 – 265.24

 

Rate of Payment

varies

Areas to be Served

Bastrop County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Fayette County, Gonzales County, Guadalupe County, Lee County, Williamson County

Eligibility

• Camps must be accredited by the American Camping Association and licensed by DSHS pursuant to 25 Tex Admin. Code §§ 265.11 – 265.24
• Camp owners must pass all criminal, fraud, and employability screenings, and certify the same for camp employees.
• Provide liability insurance
• Provider’s camp home must pass an inspection prior to the start of services.
• Provider must successfully complete all BBT and State required trainings prior to providing services to individuals.

Start Date

01/02/2015

How to Obtain an Application

Apply on this website.

Contract Position

YES! Waiver – Network Provider: Licensed Child Care Center

Description of Service

Licensed Child Care Center

Respite is furnished on a short-term basis because of the absence or need for relief of those persons who normally provide care for the Waiver participant.

All provider settings must be located in the State of Texas.

 

Rate of Payment

Varies

Areas to be Served

Bastrop County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Fayette County, Gonzales County, Guadalupe County, Lee County, Williamson County

Eligibility

Successful Provider candidates will appropriate licensure as follows;
• Child-care centers licensed by DFPS – pursuant to 40 Tex. Admin. Code Ch 746

State law requires that a background check be completed on all employees of Provider.

Provider must pass an inspection prior to the start of services, and annually afterward.

Provider must successfully complete all BBT and State required trainings prior to providing services to individuals.

Start Date

01/02/2015

How to Obtain an Application

Apply on this website.

Contract Position

YES Waiver- Network Provider: Licensed Child Care Home TSRP Certified

Description of Service

Licensed and/ or Registered Child Care Home (LCCH) (RCCH)

Respite is furnished on a short-term basis because of the absence or need for relief of those persons who normally provide care for the Waiver participant.

All provider settings must be located in the State of Texas.

 

Rate of Payment

Varies

Areas to be Served

Bastrop County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Fayette County, Gonzales County, Guadalupe County, Lee County, Williamson County

Eligibility

Successful Provider candidates will appropriate licensure as follows;
• Child-care home licensed by DFPS – pursuant to 40 Tex. Admin. Code Ch. 747

Current Texas Rising Star Provider (TRSP) Program Certification

State law requires that a background check be completed on all employees of Provider.

Provider must pass an inspection prior to the start of services, and annually afterward.

Provider must successfully complete all BBT and State required trainings prior to providing services to individuals.

Start Date

01/02/2015

How to Obtain an Application

Apply on this website.

Contract Position

YES Waiver – Network Provider: DFPS Residential Child Care Provider

Description of Service

DFPS Residential Child Care Provider

Respite is furnished on a short-term basis because of the absence or need for relief of those persons who normally provide care for the Waiver participant.

All provider settings must be located in the State of Texas.

 

 

Rate of Payment

Varies

Areas to be Served

Bastrop County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Fayette County, Gonzales County, Guadalupe County, Lee County, Williamson County

Eligibility

Successful Provider candidates will appropriate licensure as follows;
• Foster home verified by DFPS licensed Child Placing Agency – pursuant to 25 Tex. Admin. Code Ch. 749
• General Residential Operation (GRO) licensed by DFPS that provides emergency care services 40. Tex. Admin. Code § 748.4261
• Child-Placing Agency Licensed by DFPS – 40 Tex. Admin. Code, Part 19 Ch 749, Sub C

State law requires that a background check be completed on all employees of Provider.
Provider must pass an inspection prior to the start of services.
Provider must successfully complete all BBT and State required trainings prior to providing services to individuals.

Start Date

01/02/2015

How to Obtain an Application

Apply on this website.

Contract Position

YES Waiver – Network Provider: Music Therapist

Description of Service

Musical or rhythmic interventions are utilized to assist the participant in accomplishing the restoration, maintenance or improvement of social or emotional functioning, mental processing or physical health. Music therapy provides a participant the opportunity to move from isolation into active participation through an increase in verbal and nonverbal communication, social expression, behavioral and social functioning and self-awareness.

Rate of Payment

$77.44/hour

Areas to be Served

Bastrop County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Fayette County, Gonzales County, Guadalupe County, Lee County, Williamson County

Eligibility

Successful Provider candidates will have the following qualifications;
*At least 21 years of age
*Valid Texas Driver’s License or TX ID
*Pass all criminal, fraud and employability screenings
*Licensed professional with documented training and experience relative to Music Therapy: includes a clinical social worker, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, registered nurse, physical therapist, occupational therapist
Or certified by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (MT-BC)
*Must successfully complete all BBT and State required trainings prior to providing services to individuals

How to Obtain an Application

Apply on this website.

Contract Position

YES Waiver – Network Provider – Recreation Therapist

Description of Service

The prescribed use of recreational and other activities as a treatment intervention that is designed to restore, remediate or habilitate improvement in a participant’s functioning and independence while reducing or eliminating the effects of the participant’s serious emotional disturbance.

Rate of Payment

$77.44/hour

Areas to be Served

Bastrop County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Fayette County, Gonzales County, Guadalupe County, Lee County, Williamson County

Eligibility

Successful Provider candidates will have the following qualifications;
*At least 21 years of age
*Valid Texas Driver’s License or TX ID
*Pass all criminal, fraud and employability screenings
*Licensed professional with documented training and experience relative to Recreation Therapy: includes a clinical social worker, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, registered nurse, vocational nurse, physical therapist or occupational therapist
Or certified by the National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Certification (CTRS)
Or certified as a Texas Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (TRS/TXC)
*Must successfully complete all BBT and State required trainings prior to providing services to individuals

How to Obtain an Application

Apply on this website.
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