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Posted 5 months ago

The primary purpose of the day habilitation specialist is to provide community-based habilitation services to recipients. This position is highly concerned with ensuring the ongoing safety of all clients and staff, including adherence to all applicable federal, state, local, safety and health, fire and life safety, and sanitation regulations/laws. This position actively addresses each recipient’s service plan in a community based setting—i.e. recreational, educational, cultural community activities. In addition, this position proactively assesses, maintains, and works to improve client service and well-being.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties

  • Familiarizes self with consumers’ ISP’s, day hab plans and behavior plans to determine likes,
    dislikes, wants and needs in order to effectively deliver services.
  • Works with the consumer, family, care coordinator and other members of the team to identify
    the consumer’s likes, dislikes and strengths along with long term goals.
  • Implements day hab plans for each consumer based on his or her valued outcomes.
  • May assist in planning activities that maintain age appropriateness and dignity, which
    focuses on independence, integration and productivity.
  • Assists Day Habilitation Program Manager in establishing a weekly activity schedule for all
    consumers and staff.
  • Reports any difficulties, conflicts or problems to the Day Habilitation Program Manager in a
    timely manner.
  • Provides assistance to other Day Habilitation Specialists as needed to clarify the delivery of
    individualized care to consumers.
  • Acts as a liaison with churches, clubs and other groups or organizations to develop natural
    supports for the consumer in the most integrated environments possible in the community.
  • Attends and participates in all required training and meetings for programs and consumers.
  • Provides direct care, as needed, i.e. ADL skills.
  • May act as site Day Habilitation Program Manager in his/her absence.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours.
  • Must be able to transport self and consumers in an Agency provided vehicle and/or own
    vehicle.
  • Must maintain any required licenses and/or certifications.

Education/Knowledge/Experience Requirements

  • Associate degree in human services or other related field and two years of related experience.
  • Combination of education and experience, which in the judgment of the employer, equals
    above standards.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of mental retardation and other developmental
    disabilities and principles to promote skills development.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A valid Alaska driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to the Agency’s insurance
    carrier.

The primary purpose of the day habilitation specialist is to provide community-based habilitation services to recipients. This position is highly concerned with ensuring the ongoing safety of all clie...

Posted 5 months ago

The Group Home Personal Care Attendant (PCA) provides residential-based habilitation services to residents. This position ensures the ongoing safety of all clients and staff, including adherence to all applicable federal, state, local, safety and health, fire and life safety, and sanitation regulations/laws. This position actively addresses each recipient’s service plan in a residential setting, as well as ensuring the client’s daily needs are met within a caring home environment. In addition, this position proactively assesses, maintains, and works to improve client service and well-being.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties

  • Familiarizes self with resident’s individual service plan, group home service goals, and behavior plans to determine likes, dislikes, wants and needs in order to develop an overall strategy for program planning.
  • Works with the resident, family, care coordinator and other members of the team to identify the resident’s likes, dislikes and strengths along with establishing long term goals.
  • Maintains age appropriateness of home activities and resident dignity, which focuses on independence and ADL/IADL skill development.
  • Assists the Administrator in establishing a weekly activity schedule for all consumers and staff.
  • Reports any difficulties, conflicts or problems to the Administrator in a timely manner.
  • Provides assistance to other Group Home PCAs as needed to clarify the delivery of individualized care to consumers.
  • Attends and participates in all required training and meetings for programs and residents.
  • Provides direct care, as needed, i.e. ADL skills.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and remain on duty until relief personnel arrive.
  • Must be able to transport self and consumers in an agency-provided vehicle.
  • Must maintain any required licenses and/or certifications.
  • Supports the Goals and Mission of Big Lake Country Club.
  • Ensures that communications and personal performance reflect the Agency’s commitment to teamwork, compliance with policies and procedures and respect for residents and staff.
  • Exercises computer and office technology expertise that is required to fulfill job responsibilities and assignments.
  • Attends and participates in required BLCC meetings, staff development and training programs.

Job Features

Flexible Scheduling

Mornings, Swings, or Nights

The Group Home Personal Care Attendant (PCA) provides residential-based habilitation services to residents. This position ensures the ongoing safety of all clients and staff, including adherence to al...