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Group Home Paraprofessional

Company: Therapeutic Alternatives
Location: Southern Pines
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewWorking in a Group Home with -adults with disability or mental illness. - To provide persons supported with quality services. - Assisting them to become as independent as possible. -Transporting them to outing in community, doctors appointment, etc. - Assisting them to reach the goals that have been developed for them.Responsibilities1. - - -To receive, read, and be familiar with the Employee Handbook regards personnel Policies and Procedures for the - - - - - - -agency. -2. - - -Required knowledge, skills, abilities, and specific consumer competencies: - Knowledge of basic principles of I/DD, - - - - - - - ability to work with persons who may be different from me in areas of ability, age, economic status, socially, etc; - - - - - - -empathy and understanding of consumer problems and ability to respond to these problems; - - - - - -ability to determine consumer needs; ability to engage with and build a rapport with the person served. -3. - - -Become familiar with and implement the individuals habilitation plan-the Individual Support Plan to address the - - - - - - - individuals identified goals according to the service definition. -4. - - -Document the service provided in progress notes. - The basic data included in these notes will include - - - - - - -observations, consumer participation, and progress, behavior changes, or any pertinent - - - - - - - - -information relating to the consumer. - All documentation must be completed on the day the service is - - - - - - -provided and completed in BLACK INK only. - - Use of white-out is not acceptable. -5. - - -Adhere to company policy that prohibits taking a person supported to a private residence without written approval of - - - - - - -administration or leaving consumer unattended in a vehicle or at any other public place. -6. - - -Submit all required documentation by the deadlines specified by the Supervisor. - -7. - - -Obtain and keep current all training required by the agency, according to the service provided and according to the - - - - - - -individuals needs. - Understand that failure to renew training by date due will result in immediate removal from - - - - - - -schedule until training is brought up-to-date. -8. - - -Attend all mandatory staff meetings and consumer conferences or give advance notice to Supervisor as to reason(s) - - - - - - for inability to attend. -9. - - -Receive supervision from Supervisor/Qualified Professional (QP) or Associate Professionals (AP) grandfathered in - - - - - - - as of the waiver implementation of 3/31/12 at least quarterly and as needed either face-to-face, via phone, or group - - - - - - - staff meetings. -10. - All paraprofessionals and associate professionals will be supervised by a Qualified Professional in accordance with - - - - - - G.S. NCAC 27 G .0204 (b) (c) (f) and according to licensure or certification requirements of the appropriate - - - - - - - discipline. - -11. - - Work only authorized hours unless specifically approved in advance by Supervisor/Administrator. -12. - - Report changes in persons condition, family situation, or needs to the Supervisor. - - -13. - - Report any allegation of consumer abuse, neglect, or exploitation of consumer to Supervisor to be - - - - - - - - investigated and an incident report to be completed, along with a report to the local DSS. -14. - - Report any destruction or theft of agency property to Supervisor. - - - - - - -15. - - Report any possible fraud against the consumer or agency to the Supervisor to be investigated. -16. - - - Perform other duties as required by circumstances.Qualifications

  • Must be 25 years old -
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to read, write, understand, and follow directions.
  • Must have no substantiated findings on the NC Health Care Abuse Registry
  • Must meet SBI and DMV requirements of LME/MCO contracts.
  • Must have a valid drivers license.
  • Must have 3 Full years of driving experience.
  • Must have acceptable level of automobile liability insurance.
  • Experience with persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities preferred but not required.
  • Must be willing to complete all required trainings as assigned.
  • Must have access to a device with internet connection at the time services are rendered. -

Keywords: Therapeutic Alternatives, Fayetteville , Group Home Paraprofessional, Other , Southern Pines, North Carolina

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