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Group Home Aide

  • Job Number: 4725
  • Date Posted: March 11, 2019
  • Application Deadline: April 25, 2019
  • Company Name: The Nord Center
  • Address: 6140 S Broadway Ave
  • City: Lorain
  • State: OH
  • Zip: 44053
  • Fax: lgleason@nordcenter.org
  • Web Address: http://www.nordcenter.org
  • Contact: Laura Gleason
  • Full-time or Part-time: Full Time, Part Time
  • Days & Hours: Various Shifts Available, Full-Time, Part-Time, an
  • Type of Work Environment:
  • Healthcare Industry
  • Responsibilities / Skills Needed: POSITION PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

    Provides independent living skills training, direct care support, and opportunities for community integration. Services are provided in the client’s residence, the Group Home, or out in the community. Duties include the provision of intensive community support and skills training to ensure clients’ skill enhancement in two major areas, independent living and social skills.

    Duties are performed in conformance with the treatment plan and within the community at large.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

    • Attend and participate in staff meetings that involve case conferences with the community support team and other residential staff. Attend all required meetings, staffing, seminars, and in-services.
    • Provide daily written observation of the client’s progress in the areas described above.
    • Documents and monitors clients’ use of medications.
    • Complete all required records, reports, and documentation.
    • Must be able to react to change and stress productively and to handle other tasks as assigned.
    • Provide independent living skills, personal hygiene, housekeeping and laundry skill training, and, if the client is unable to perform any of these tasks, the staff member will be responsible for performing the task.
    • Must be able to work as a contributing team member, while interacting with clients and co-workers with respect.
    • Work with clients to develop social skills which include interaction with others e.g. roommates, coworkers, neighbors, and authority figures, appropriate use of leisure time and appropriate behavior skills. May also assess and intervene in crisis situations by following the flow chart for crisis response.
    • Must be able to follow and conform to the treatment plan and work successfully with the assigned clients.
    • The Residential Aide is expected to educate and involve the client in the Insect Inspection and Control process, which will help to ensure an insect-free environment is maintained. The Residential Aide is responsible for the compliance with this process.
    • Has / Maintains a good on-time and attendance record.
    • And all other tasks as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

    High school graduate or equivalent is required. Must have effective communication skills and the ability to train others in daily living skills, as well as perform those skills. Bilingual Spanish/English candidates are encouraged to apply. Must exhibit a sensitivity toward the needs of behavioral health clients. Knowledge of and experience in the mental health field is strongly preferred. Favorable references and/or evaluations are required.

    PRN Residential Aides are required to work at least one shift per month.

  • Pay Range: $10.00 per hour
  • Position Offers: Health Care, Retirement, Vacation
  • Position Requires: Background Check
  • Apply for this position: Apply Online, Apply in Person, Via Email