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Overview

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The primary focus of this entry level position is to provide support to person served maintaining the lifestyle of their choice. Ideally, this promotes healthy choices by assistance with the routine activities an independent lifestyle requires building these skills thereby enabling person served to sustain a home within their community, surrounded by family and friends.

DO NOT GIVE OR EXCEPT GIFTS FROM THE PERSON SERVED.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
  1. Assisting person served in building skills to live in their own homes with support available to deal with the consequences of decisions.
  2. Assisting person served with building skills with fiscal management/budgeting matters.
  3. Assisting person served with building skills with meal planning, shopping, preparation, cooking, clean up and storage activities.
  4. Assisting the person served in building skills with routine household activities aimed at maintaining a clean and safe home.
  5. Assisting the person served in building skills to effectively use the transportation system, police, fire, and emergency services available to the general public.
  6. Assisting person served in building skills in order to meet with or respond appropriately to governmental agencies and personnel.
  7. Assisting person served with communication devices
  8. Assisting person served with inclusion in Social/recreational activities
  9. Assisting person served participate in self-advocacy activities and activities in home or outside in the community
  10. Maintain documentation; case notes, time-sheets, and all person served contacts of records of service delivery for monitoring and billing purposes
  11. Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS

1. Minimum: High School Diploma or equivalent, plus education and/or experience demonstrating ability to work with the developmentally disabled.
2. Knowledge of proper English grammar, usage, and spelling.
3. Able to pass background check, drug screening, DMV print out, and TB Test.
4. Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance
5. Certified in CPR/First Aid
6. Certified for ServSafe food handlers card
7. Ability and willingness to communicate and work effectively with supervision and staff as a team member, as well as independently.
8. Ability to follow directions.
9. Have empathy and understanding of the RHS mission/vision statement.
10. Ability to maintain a professional relationship with person served.
11. Ability to deal with the public in a courteous and friendly manner.
12. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
13. Ability to work under pressure.
14. Must be computer literate/able to work with various software; spreadsheets/perform basic data entry functions, etc.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 17.00