Support Provider for People with Disabilities
Company: Home of Hope
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Provide people with diverse support needs training and assistance
in such as daily living skills, leisure/social activities, personal
hygiene skills, social skills and vocational skills, etc. This is
an hourly paid position. (Non-exempt)
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Train, guide or assist in personal hygiene, clothing care,
mobility, taking medications, managing money, meal
planning/preparation, household care, communication, community
participation (religious, political, recreational, etc.), health
maintenance (nutrition, medical/dental appointments, physical
exercise, immunizations, etc.), safety skills and human
Coordinate or provide instruction in vocational skills. Identify
areas where assisted techniques may be useful at a job site.
Develop and utilize natural supports to integrate the person into
the work environment. Report progress to individual's Team to
develop vocational activities when job placement is not
appropriate. Document and maintain task analysis for job
placement/assessments, billings and vocational profiles.
Assist in achieving maximum potential toward self- determination.
Encourage independence and inclusion regardless of community,
social or vocational circumstance. Participate in the
identification of strengths, interests and needs of the person to
ensure maximum development and goal attainment. Interact to promote
self-esteem, confidence and morale as well as ensuring the
happiness and well being of each person served.
Work cooperatively with all employees, service providers,
professionals, guardians, and families. Represent HOH in a positive
manner. Conduct yourself in a manner becoming of a role model. At
all time treat people, co-workers, professionals with respect and
Report to the Program Coordinator and document incidents when the
individual receiving services is awake during sleep hours. In the
case this individual stays awake during all sleep hours, you should
report this so that relief staff can be called in to provide care.
Sleeping while the individual is awake is not permitted.
Document and report any accidents, medical issues or behavioral
incidents that affect the health, welfare or self- respect/dignity
of the individual. Report suspicion of rights violations, financial
exploitation, neglect, or abuse by calling the Abuse Hotline.
Will provide transportation to work, therapies/health appointments,
leisure or social activities using public transportation, HOH
provided vehicles or personal vehicle.
Maintain the cleanliness and safety of the environments for which
you are responsible. Report repair or maintenance needs to the
House Manager or Program Coordinator. Report any and all safety
concerns to the EHSRM Director.
Maintain the confidentiality of all information, oral or written,
unless authorized to release information in accordance with
applicable laws and policies.
Report and document any injury that you sustain while on the job to
your supervisor and Medcor or the Human Resource Director
Willing to work at multiple or various locations when business
needs call for such.
C lient Centered Care: We are committed to making all decisions and
performing all actions with the well-being of our clients as our
primary focus, and to always putting our clients' interests ahead
of our own.
A ccountability: We take personal responsibility, as an
organization and as individuals, for our actions, hold each other
accountable, and expect to be held accountable at any point
throughout the year for our decisions and actions.
R espect: While keeping the focus on the needs of our clients, we
also commit to demonstrating mutual respect in communication and
actions so that a positive environment for everyone is
E xcellence: We are committed to using established best practices,
to evaluating effectiveness of our efforts, and to demonstrating a
willingness to change current practices at any point based on
evidence that change is needed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
High School Diploma or equivalency; minimum age 18
No experience necessary
Criminal arrest checks will be conducted through the OSBI, and
person with a felony conviction will not work for HOH without
issuance of exception by Oklahoma Department of Human Services.
Working home phone or cell phone
Valid OK drivers license; current automotive insurance; dependable
transportation; availability to operate vehicle during
Must be able to work a flexible schedule on a day to day basis.
First Aid/CPR Training (Required). This will include all aspects of
completion with compressions on the floor or ground.
Require pre-employment, random, post accident and reasonable cause
Willing to work schedules based on individual client needs.
Expected to learn and follow the Individual Plan (IP) of each
JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to lift 50-70 pounds with and/or without accommodation.
Ability to push/pull 50 pounds.
Ability to walk at an efficient rate of speed.
Must have good communication skills and be able to teach in a
variety of settings.
Must be mentally and physically capable to perform the duties of
Ability to understand oral and written instructions.
Reliable motor skills-use of hands and feet
Ability to sit, stoop, or stand for prolonged periods of time.
Must be able to successfully complete testing and or competencies
on training classes required by HOH, DDSD and according to
individualized person specific training. Cross training with other
people and programs is encouraged for advancement within the HTS
*** HTS Staff may acquire additional levels dependent upon
experience, cross-training and advanced training. ***
Keywords: Home of Hope, Springdale , Support Provider for People with Disabilities, Other , Miami, Arkansas
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