Job Description Job Summary Under general supervision, is responsible for supervising and assisting individuals in reaching their goals.
Minimum Requirements Education and/or Experience High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required for this position. A minimum of 2 years of experience in working with individuals with disabilities or related experience is preferred, but not required.
Other Skills and Abilities Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable and flexible to performing under moderate levels of stress when confronted with an emergency. Must possess a valid NC Driver’s License.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Summary: Other duties may be assigned as necessary.
Ensure that individuals are engaged and supervised at all times.
Uphold the rights of the individuals at all times.
Prepare for individual’s arrival by setting up work areas, obtaining materials, etc.
Understand individuals’ behavior plan and be able to assess individual’s needs and communicate to supervisor any identified needs that you are unable to meet.
Schedule and encourage individuals to participate in community activities.
Assist individuals (male and/or female) with personal hygiene needs as needed (e.g. assisting with toileting, diapering, feeding, etc).
Follow health care regulations, behavior regulations and individual written behavior plans.
Complete routine paperwork daily (e.g. attendance, data sheets, professional contact forms, occasionally palm pilot entries) and submit to supervisor by due date.
Assist in providing a safe, positive, stimulating learning and social environment.
Serve on transportation duty rotation schedule as needed.
About LIFESPAN LIFESPAN empowers children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities by providing education, employment, and enrichment opportunities to live, work, and play in their community.