The Residential Program Worker (RPW) is responsible for providing assistance in daily living tasks, personal care and support, and ensuring the personal safety and welfare of physically disabled, medically and behaviorally challenged individuals living in a Community Living Arrangements.
Essential Functions include the following:
Provide instruction pertaining to acquisition of personal living skills requisite for independent community functions.
• Provides training based on the Individual Support Plan (ISP); participates actively in the assessment planning process; follows ISP as developed; conducts on-going evaluation of the individual progress.
• Serves as goal manager and documents an individual’s achievement toward acquisition of developmental goals.
• Provide a full range of personal care services, while involving the individual in completing daily living tasks and personal hygiene needs to the best of his/her ability.
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• Must have high school diploma or GED; Certified Nurse Aide or equivalent training and/or experience.
• Must complete Residential Program Worker or equivalent training (will provide training).
• Must be CPR/First Aid Certified (will train).
• Must have experience working with individuals with mental and/or physical disabilities and a strong ability to effectively communicate with those individuals.
• Must submit to a post-employment, annual, random, and for-cause drug screen.
• Possession of a valid driver's license and access to a private vehicle for day-to-day job performance due to running errands requiring occasional to frequent local travel.
• Agency also requires a Criminal Background Check as well as a Child Abuse History Clearance..