Job Description Job Summary Under general supervision, responsible for supervising and assisting group home residents with activities and individual goals.
Minimum Requirements Education and/or Experience High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Some experience working with individuals with disabilities in a residential setting is preferred.
Other Qualifications Must possess a valid NC Driver’s License; First Aid and CPR Training; must be certified to administer medication within 90 days of employment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Summary: Serve as an advocate for Group Home residents, supervising and assisting with their daily activities as they work towards their individual goals; implement instruction by consultants and/or therapists.
Ensure that individuals are engaged and supervised at all times.
Encourage individuals to participate in community activities and encourage peer relationships.
Attend and participate in individual’s doctor visits.
Assess needs; assist residents in personal hygiene (male and/or female).
Complete records and documentation (e.g. daily data collection, progress notes, medication administration records, etc).
Ensure a clean, safe and orderly environment for residents by performing general cleaning and light housekeeping.
Handle emergency situations according to emergency procedures; assist with fire drills.
Assist with meal preparation and clean up, according to OSHA regulations.
Assist with grocery shopping; plan and prepare meals; assist with clean up after meals.
Participate in all team meetings.
Administer medications, as needed.
Work weekends, evenings, and holidays as required by program.
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.