Would you like to work where you feel like you've really helped someone, where you can care for the same clients and see the difference you've made in their lives? Come join our team and work with our exceptional individuals! We are a not-for-profit agency caring for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in residential homes and attending our day program.
Our Residential (RT) and Developmental (DT) Trainer DSP's teach, provide support and supervision to adults with developmental disabilities residing in group homes(RT) and those who attend our Day Center (DT).
Both the Residential and the Developmental Trainers are responsible for:
Teaching, supervising, and promoting client independence for clients living in group homes and in the day program; and teaching clients daily living skills at the day center.
Arranging for or providing client transportation and supervising client outings as assigned.
Advocating and protecting clients' health, safety, welfare and personal well-being.
Exercise good judgment and patience in working with clients.
Maintaining timely and accurate records of client's activities, medical records, etc.
Effectively communicating with clients, staff, managers and client guardians/family.
Plan and present materials for scheduled client classroom training (DT).
Complying with all applicable work rules, policies, procedures, accrediting and/or licensing and certifications.
Implement behavior intervention techniques.
Maintain First Aid and CPR certification.
Perform client service related duties and activities as assigned.
If you want to learn more about Opportunity House and our mission "to help people with developmental disabilities work, live in homes of their choice and enjoy community life" please visit our website: www.ohinc.org.
High School Diploma or GED. Must be able to physically assist mobility impaired individuals and pass the post-offer functional screening test if required for the position.
Valid driver's license, auto insurance with required minimum $100,000/$300,000 liability limits and vehicle to use on company business if needed.
Personal telephone (home or cell). Be registered as a Developmental Disabilities Aide and be approved by our agency nurse to administer medications within three months of employment.
Employment contingent upon passing all applicable Background Checks and Health Registries.
Additional Salary Information: Salary dependent upon experience and training. Several PT and FT positions are available.