GENERAL SUMMARY: Responsible for employment path, life skills training, and development of assigned participants. Interacts closely with participants who may have difficulty advocating for themselves. It is the expectation of GICW that these interactions are aimed at assisting participants in achieving their behavioral, social and/or vocational goals and will be performed with the highest standards of integrity and ethics.
- Responsible for Employment Path, Attendant Care, training, and development of assigned participants.
- Measure and record participant Individual Service Plan (ISP) objectives.
- Provide input in the ISP planning process.
- Train, guide and assist participants to maximize performance and engagement in learning environments.
- Coordinate guest speakers, volunteer opportunities, and outings.
- Ensure tasks/activities are performed to completion.
- Manage participant medication.
- Develop lesson plans, curriculum, and activities for participants.
- Create and lead education-based activities in the facility and community.
- Maintain accurate case notes and records.
- Generate reports as assigned.
- Assure accuracy and timeliness in data collection and reporting.
- Provide ongoing support for participants.
- Provide supervision and active engagement during participant coverage at assigned sites.
- Complete all assigned annual training.
- Foster and demonstrate a positive team environment.
- Provide assistance with daily living activities such as hand-washing, toileting, meal & beverage consumption, medication disbursement and mobility as assigned.
- Transport participants as assigned.
- Must pass a drug screening test and background check
- Must be 18 years of age or older.
- High School graduate or GED.
- Basic skills with Windows environment including MS Word and Outlook, sufficient to enter data in established forms.
- Function independently and in a team environment.
- One year experience in meeting deadlines with established priorities.
- Job qualifications may be subject to change as mandated by Department of Human Services (DHS) regulations regarding employees providing direct services to individuals with developmental disabilities..
- Work is primarily performed indoors and at various work sites.
- Travel throughout the service area may be required.
- May be exposed to individuals with unique behavior patterns.
- Moderate adaptability required. Work environment occasionally hectic (fast paced) with irregular short deadlines and a limited number of critical or unusual situations.
- Hours may include evenings and weekends.
- DOT Strength Classification – Medium.