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Residential​/Direct Support serving individuals autism

Job in Houston - TX Texas - USA
Posted by Avondale House
Full Time position
This Job Posting has Expired
Salary 11 USD Hourly USD 11 HOUR
Job specializations:
  • Healthcare
    Patient Care Technician, Caregiver
  • Education
    Special Education
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Residential/Direct Support serving individuals with autism
Position:  Residential Support/Direct Support
$250 Sign-On Bonus Now Available!

Avondale House is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit agency that provides, educational services to children with autism, a day habilitation program for young adults, where clients receive training in daily living skills and pre-vocational activities and three group homes for adults unable to live in their own home. This position will provide direct support to the residential program. Avondale House has been serving individuals with autism since 1976. To learn more please :(Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)
Avondale House offers a generous benefit program that includes medical with an employer contribution, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, paid time off, holiday pay, and a SIGN-ON BONUS.
• Ensures the smooth operation of the assigned residential home, through coordination of house duties and implementation of each individual's IEP/IPP.
• Implements target goals and objectives as written on the individual's IEP/IPP.
• Keeps daily data and records on each individual's performance.
• Provides/supervises daily nutritional, health and hygiene care for all individuals assigned.
• Ensures sufficient food is in each residence for emergencies and to enable staff to follow designated menus and ensuring sufficient cleaning supplies are available in each residence to enable proper cleaning.
• Accompanies residents to routine and emergency doctor's appointments.
• Daily correspondence to appropriate persons as needed.
• Supervises self-administration of medication program.
• Ensures resident participation in community based instruction (CBI) including grocery and supply shopping and other recreational outings.
• Attends all in-service training classes as scheduled.
• Ensures completion and entry into Reboot system of daily house documentation, to include but not limited to fire drill reports, daily progress notes, cleaning checklists, incident reports, medication administration, attendance records and other documents as required.
• Maintains cleanliness of entire residence at all times.
• Maintains organization of bedrooms, including closets and drawers.
• Works with staff throughout Avondale House to meet the needs of each client.
Position Requirements
High School
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• At least 1 year of experience working in a residential setting, preferably with individuals with autism or related handicapping conditions.
• CPR certified.
• Patient, authoritative personality.
• Valid Driver's License.
Physical Requirements:
• Ability to implement CPI, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention.
• Lifting/Moving up to 50 lbs and lifting moving up to 100 plus lbs with assistance.
• Ability to stand on your feet for 2-3 hours at a time.
• Stooping, bending, lifting, carrying, kneeling, pushing and pulling may be required in this position.
• Must be capable of physically restraining clients if necessary.
• Must be able to handle situations that may be stressful at times.
Background Check Required
The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by others assigned to this position. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. This job description may be amended at any time by management.
Avondale House is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability status, genetics, or sexual orientation and gender identity.
Keywords: IDD, Direct Support Professional, Direct Support, CNA, Caregiver, Assisted Living Facility, ALF, Intellectual Developmental Disability, Autism, Home, Residential

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