A sincere desire and motivation to provide quality therapeutic services to men and women with developmental disabilities. The ability to work cooperatively and professionally with a team, striving to improve the quality of life for the people served at Aveyron. Employee must consistently teach, educate, train, guide, learn, plan, work and coordinate the following skills: living, social, community, and work skills to enhance the well-being of persons with developmental disabilities as they make progress toward responsibility and independence. This job/position exists to effectively help meet the needs of the individuals being served.
This may be a full or part time position. Employment includes every other weekend and some holiday shifts. Employee will also be considered “on-call” and contacted as needed to fill in shifts in addition to those regularly scheduled. *If the scheduled on-coming staff does not report for work, the employee on duty at that time, must remain at work until a replacement staff can be found (for locations where client(s) require ongoing supervision).
QUALIFICATION STANDARDS/REQUIRED FUNCTIONS
- Be at least 18 years of age or older.
- Have a valid driver’s license – DOT checks may occur.
- DHS background checks will occur. Reference checks with former employers, law enforcement agencies and county agencies may occur. Applicant must pass all checks and not be excluded from federal health care programs.
- Email – Every staff must provide an email address for company communication and possess ability to perform basic functions related to email communication. Email addresses will be published in the Aveyron Mandated Reporters listing, which is posted at all Aveyron sites and in the Policy Manuals.
- May not be under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol while on paid company time.
- Must have the skills necessary, including literacy, to communicate effectively with clients and co-workers.
- Must possess and maintain emotional/mental health in order to provide a stable/secure environment for clients.
- Must complete and successfully pass 1st Aid training as needed per licensing standards.
- Must complete and successfully pass Aveyron’s Medication Administration training as needed per licensing standards.
- Able to bend, stoop and twist in order to complete household cleaning and other necessary tasks. Capable of moving, lifting, and operating various household tools, utensils and equipment. Able to stand, walk and negotiate stairs over an eight-hour period.
- Capable of safely lifting a minimum of 30 pounds without difficulty and safely maneuver medical equipment such as residents’ wheelchairs, shower chairs, etc.
This information has been adapted from guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Labor, and can be used to increase the safety and productivity of the workplace by helping more accurately match employee ability with the demands of the job. Employee and employer must follow all the laws, rules, policies, and procedures in regard to the Department of Human Services/Health, OSHA, EEOC, and all other Federal, State and local governments.