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Residential Support Aide
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Job code: lhw-e0-87461266

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  Job posted:   Wed Mar 28, 2018
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Residential Support Aide
Residential Support Aide
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Job Description

Residential Support Aides provide positive and engaged support to individuals with disabilities, living in a residential setting, through duties assigned, to assure the delivery of support in the activities of daily living: dressing, bathing, eating, cooking, housekeeping, leisure activities, personal hygiene and personal goals, as well as providing transportation to and from community activities, outings and scheduled appointments, etc. Aides are expected to treat all individuals they encounter with dignity and respect. Nights and weekends required. This position is perfect for people who possess the qualities of patience, kindness and positive communication skills. You will have the opportunity to have a meaningful positive impact of families in our community.

+ Works to establish and maintain effective relationships with participant families and guardians.

+ Works with participant and staff to ensure that programs are conducted consistent with Individual Plans of Care.

+ Ensures that daily progress notes, daily goal documentation and daily communication books are completed neatly and in a timely fashion.

+ + Accident/Incident reports

+ ABC charts, when applicable

+ Seizure reports when applicable

+ Money logs

+ Medical monitoring sheets

+ Activity logs

+ Vehicle logs

+ Weekly vehicle checks

+ Residential shift change checklist

+ Works with housing coordinator in ensuring that meaningful and appropriate activities and/or outings are scheduled and implemented for participant.

+ Assist participants with:

+ Activities of daily living

+ Bathing

+ Cooking

+ Dressing

+ Eating

+ Housekeeping

+ Health & Safety

+ Laundry

+ Leisure activities

+ Medication

+ Personal hygiene

+ Personal goals

+ Providing transportation

+ Other needs as they arise

+ Ability to:

+ Read and understand simple instructions, short correspondence and memos

+ Write simple correspondence

+ Effectively communicate in one-on-one and small group situations to clients/families and co-workers

+ Apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form

+ Deal with problems calmly

+ Communicate with people of varying skill levels

+ Treat people kindly and with respect

+ Perform basic computer skills

+ Follow instructions

+ Follow a recipe and cook

+ Perform housekeeping tasks including laundry

+ Assists in identifying programmatic needs and communicates them to the coordinator.

+ Takes initiative to assist team members when needed.

Required Skills

+ Ability to move independently or with reasonable accommodation within the facility and community.

+ Applicant must be physically and mentally able to perform all requirements of the job.

+ Pushing wheelchairs during evacuation, as well as, daily during area changes.

+ Assisting participants to use walkers, crutches and other equipment.

+ Ensuring workers' safety during seizures-lifting them to floor or chair, moving them to a safe area.

+ Intensive Physical Therapy regimes prescribed by a physician such as; range of motion exercises, utilization of various OT/PT material/equipment.

+ Moving equipment/material handling-up to 50 pound boxes, tables, chairs, retrieving materials from overhead shelves.

+ Assisting participants to use restrooms-transferring on and off stool.

+ Participating as needed in emergency behavior management techniques such as aggression control techniques such as those written as a part of a deceleration plan.

+ Knowledge of and use of Mandt techniques when the need arises.

+ Applicant must pass a background check and DMV check.

Required Experience

+ High school/equivalent

+ Experience may substitute for High School degree

+ 0-2 years relatable experience

+ Valid driver's license and clean driving record

+ Proof of vehicle insurance

+ Maintain MANDT certification

+ Maintain CPR/First Aid certification

+ Maintain Medical Assist certification

Easter Seals-Goodwill offers a comprehensive & competitive benefits package including:

- Medical, Vision, Dental and AFLAC Insurance

- 401(k) Retirement Plan + up to 4% contribution

- Paid Time Off (PTO)

- Short Term Medical (STM)

- Tuition Assistance

- Flexible Spending + Health Savings Accounts

- Voluntary Term Life Insurance

- Extensive Wellness Program

- 10 % Discount on ESGW Services

- 20% Discount at Goodwill Stores

Easter Seals-Goodwill is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from the disabled, minorities, women, and veterans of the U.S. armed services. ESGW will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

Job Location

Sheridan, Wyoming, United States

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