INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS INSTRUCTOR - Temp to Hire (J/O # 4933)
INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS INSTRUCTOR - Temp to Hire (J/O #5070) M-F 1:00pm-9:00pm $11.15/hr. to start. Benefits after probation. Will be teaching life skills to socially challenged individuals. Requires PC proficiency. Tasks will include such things as purchasing groceries for the clients, picking up their prescriptions at the pharmacy, taking vitals: (blood pressure, temperature, etc.). You will be driving a company vehicle so interested Candidates MUST possess a clean driving record. Submit your employment application using your smart phone or PC to apply at https://jobs.redcarpetemp.com/signup or visit our office at 221 Laurel Street, Texarkana, AR 71854 & use one of our courtesy PCs. Call 870-772-4039 to ensure availability. Offer of Employment contingent on passing Interview Process, Background Check, & Pre-employment drug test. Refer to "Client-supplied" job description below:
TITLE: Independent Living Skills Trainer
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
PHI Access Level: 2
REPORTS TO: Residential Manager
Hours: 40 hours per week. Monday through Friday 1:00pm-9:00pm at Haven Home Location
POSITION SUMMARY: Provide behavioral and life-skill supports to increase independence in adults with developmental disabilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Utilize positive behavior supports to encourage positive and appropriate behaviors among the resident(s) you are supporting in conjunction with their established behavior plan.
- Monitor and maintain health and safety issues of the resident(s) and the properties they are residing in.
- Be available and accessible to resident(s) living in the home and on the property, and maintain appropriate staffing to relate resident information.
- Daily operation of the one-on-ones residence in assisting with aiding in duties which include but not limited to: housekeeping, money management, cooking, medical management, and grooming and hygiene.
- Supervise resident(s) Money Management and disburse spending money as per Residential Manager
- Responsible for resident(s) training and other activities as scheduled such as: cooking, cleaning, teaching to shop, allowing for community access, etc…
- Transport resident(s) using company vehicle as per daily schedule and Residential Manager (Ex: work, school, medical, recreational, and other activities/appointments)
- Supervise resident(s) leisure time activities as per daily schedule and Residential Manager
- Report all accidents/incidents to Supervisor immediately
- Maintain residents’ prescriptions by ensuring medication is order in a timely manner.
- Complete monthly fire/tornado drills for all residents.
- Complete agency training programs in a timely manner, participate in other professional development as required and maintain all required certifications
- Assist with support on the work floor as determined by the Production Coordinator.
- Transport individuals to and from the main work center daily
- Other duties as assigned by CEO, and/or Residential Manager
Case Management Services
1. Accurately records electronic case notes that are an objective, current, non-judgmental summary description of the nature and content of the contact, and actions taken as a result of the contact and focus on the plan of services for the person served. Case notes will be recorded in the case note system within 24-hours of the contact.
2. Generate reports monthly via Therap on each individual served assigned to your case load.
3. Assures individuals rights of persons served are protected by educating persons served and their employers, as agreed upon by the person served, on job accommodations, assistive technology devices, adaptive work equipment, natural supports, or guidance on behavior management techniques.
*This position requires occasional travel to various off-site locations.
This position requires no personnel supervision but will require intensive supervision of an adult with a disability.
- At least 21 years of age with a High School Diploma or equivalence with one or more years of experience providing training and/or case management support to individuals with disabilities.
2. Have a valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance with an acceptable driving record.
- Demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities in the use of positive behavior supports, assistive technology devices, accommodations, learning styles, teaching techniques and Universal Design for Learning.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders (e.g., person served, contractors, community resources, etc).
- Knowledge, skills and abilities in identifying developmental needs unique to various diverse populations, including those of different genders, sexual orientation, ethnic group, race, and physical or mental capacity.
- Ability to work in a flexible environment, prioritizes and works effectively on multiple tasks simultaneously, and follows through on assignments and commitments.
- Excellent team player, organizational, problem solving, communication, and administrative skills, and attention to detail.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of person-served information, and work evenings and weekends as needed.
- Experience working with diverse populations with a focus on individuals with disabilities.
Medium – Exert up to 30 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Physical demands are in excess of those of light work and usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree.
By signing below, I acknowledge that I have received a copy of this job description for Independent Living Skills Trainer. I further acknowledge that I am able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.