IDD HCS Residential Support Specialist

Job Description

Join a team of dedicated service providers who seek to promote the accessibility of services that improve quality of life and support self-determination for persons with mental and developmental disorders. Texoma Community Center (TCC) is one of 39 Texas Community Centers, which are governmental entities as defined by Title 7 of the Texas Health and Safety Code.

This position is responsible for providing extensive assistance and supervision for adults diagnosed with an intellectual and developmental disability. This position maintains a home-like environment for medically fragile individuals living in a group setting and assumes responsibility for enhancing consumer’s personal well-being and promoting social, emotional, and intellectual growth. This position is responsible for implementing processes and procedures as developed by the RN and Residential Coordinator. This position is responsible for total care including but not limited to lifting, transferring, medication administration, feeding/g-tube, toileting/changing briefs and bathing of individuals in accordance with the philosophy, goals and, objectives of Texoma Community Center. All services are provided within a trauma informed model of care. Starting wage will be between $11.50 - $12.50 with CNA preferred.

Education and/or Experience:
• High school diploma or GED equivalent
• Experience working with individuals with mental and developmental disabilities desirable

Certificates, Licensure, Registrations:
• Current driver’s license
• CNA highly preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Experience working with individuals with mental and developmental disabilities desirable
• Ability to, with assistance, perform physical tasks necessary to provide care to adult clients

TCC strives to offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Employer paid Life Insurance & Short Term Disability
Wellness Credit
Designated Paid Holidays
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) that begins accruing day one.
Extended Illness Leave
Retirement Plan
Payroll Direct Deposit

Expires: 10/23/2021

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Texoma Community Center

From crisis intervention to early childhood development assessments, Texoma Community Center in Cooke, Fannin, and Grayson counties offers a wide array of mental health services for adults, adolescents, and children. Thank you for your interest in Texoma Community Center.

All potential applicants must pass reference and background checks and a drug screen

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