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Sleepover Residential Caregiver **earn additional $ in sleepover stipends**

Company: Prospectus Associates Inc.
Location: Reading
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Sleepover Residential Caregiver Description:
Equal Opportunity Employer Position Title: Resident Caregiver Department: Residential Services Reports to: Supervisor FLSA Status: Non-exempt Hours: includes holidays / weekdays overnight & every other weekend, Friday afternoon through Monday morning Starting Rate: $14.00 / hr. plus sleepover stipends -plus sign on bonus Telework Eligible: No Sleepover Residential Caregiver POSITION SUMMARY: The Resident Caregiver in the Residential Services department is responsible for the supervision and support of adults with intellectual and other disabilities who reside in a community home. The Resident Caregiver assists in the implementation of all aspects of care with health, safety, and well-being the highest priority. The Resident Caregiver is responsible to adhere to corporate policies and procedures and state regulations. Sleepover Residential Caregiver DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide a supportive, caring, safe environment by attending to individual needs while respecting differences and supporting growth and independence.
  • Offer input into the planning and development of outcomes with regard to the practical implementation of outcomes.
  • Assist each resident with personal hygiene, dressing, eating, and all other activities of daily living.
  • Assist in the implementation of Individualized Support Plans and related activities (social, recreational, educational, and developmental).
  • Compliance with corporate policies and procedures and Office of Developmental Programs regulations.
  • Attend to the residents' emotional, physical, or medical needs.
  • Report concerns regarding health, safety, and well-being to management.
  • Report incidents of suspected abuse, neglect or other as required by the policy on Incident Management.
  • Obtain 24 hours of required training per training year.
  • Actively participate in all aspects of job development.
  • Attend and actively participate in staff meetings.
  • Regular attendance at work.
  • Other duties as assigned. Sleepover Residential Caregiver Requirements:

    Sleepover Residential Caregiver MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High School diploma or General Education Development certificate. Some college preferred with a background in education or related human services field.
  • Experience working with persons with developmental disabilities preferred. Work experience required.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Valid PA driver's license. Sleepover Residential Caregiver COMPETENCIES:
  • Problem solving - identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and gather and analyze information skillfully.
  • Interpersonal skills - maintain confidentiality, remain open to others' ideas, and demonstrate a willingness to try new things. Support the competence of other members of the corporation in all situations.
  • Math - Demonstrate the ability to utilize basic math principles.
  • Oral Communication - speak clearly and persuasively in positive as well as negative situations.
  • Written Communication - edit work for spelling and grammar, present numerical data accurately, create, read and interpret written information.
  • Planning and organizing - prioritize and plan work activities and use time efficiently.
  • Quality control - demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness and monitor own work to insure quality.
  • Adaptability - adapt to anticipated and unanticipated changes in the work environment, manage competing demands, and deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Feedback - Ask for and accept it when offered.
  • Assistance - recognize the need for assistance and request it when needed.
  • Creativity - develop and implement creative formalized and informal programming. Sleepover Residential Caregiver PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
    • Physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Resident Advisor position. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the position.
    • Safety precautions are observed in order to reduce incidents of risk factors for a typical residential setting that is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. Example: avoiding trips and falls, providing back care measures, and observing fire prevention measures.
    • May need to sit or stand.
    • May be required to walk on a level surface, an uneven surface, and/or to climb stairs periodically throughout the day.
    • May be required to reach above the shoulder, below the waist, lift materials to waist height or above throughout the day. Proper lifting techniques are required.
    • The Resident Advisor is required to lift and/or move up to 35 lbs.
    • Finger dexterity and close vision are required.
    • Specific vision requirements include close and distance vision and depth perception.
    • The Resident Advisor is required to perform some essential job functions outside in the full range of weather conditions experienced in Pennsylvania. This may include shoveling snow, driving in snow, wind, and rainy conditions with poor visibility. Safety precautions and defensive driving techniques are required. Other weather conditions may include moderate to extreme heat. Safety precautions to prevent dehydration, heat stroke or other weather-related conditions are required. PI186495914

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