Personal Support Staff

Posted 3 weeks ago

Position Title: Personal Support Staff
Reports To: Program Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Date: Sept 2017
Type of Schedule: Part Time approximately 15 hours a week, days and times may vary, to include weekends

Location for Base: in the individual’s home and community

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
O Provide personalized, individualized supports to a person with quadriplegia.
o The staff will support this individual with his activities of daily living, which may include: assistance with meal prep, hygiene, including showering, and household responsibilities.
o Staff will assist individual in accessing chosen activities in his community and to work on his goals as set forth in the Individual Plan and document progress.
o Staff will ensure at all times that the individual’s needs are met with dignity and respect.
O Staff will provide support as determined by the individual. The individual will directly supervise the staff in successfully supporting his needs. Job description may change as the individual’s needs change.

Qualifications/ Competencies:
o Punctuality and reliability a must.
o Maintains confidentiality
o Current Driver’s License with 3 pts or less.
o Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products
o Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
O Current CPR and First Aid are preferred; however, continued employment is contingent upon it being obtained within 3 weeks of employment.

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