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Companion and Community Support

Company: The Arc of Plymouth and Upper Cape Cod
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Arc seeks 1:1 direct care support staff for multiple program members. The ideal candidate will facilitate and support an assigned caseload by engaging in daily activities both in the home and out in the community for recreation, leisure, personal appointments (including transportation to work) and support ISP goals and objectives.We are proud to announce and excited to offer a new base hourly rate of $17.00 per hour !Part time or Full Time openingsResponsibilities:-Attend to the daily needs and assist with all activities of daily living and/or skill building-Assist with personal care tasks, which include but are not limited to personal hygiene, meal preparation, assisting with mobility, eating, grooming, bathing/showering. Please note personal care tasks depend on the needs of the person and some of these may not apply-Create and provide opportunities for engaging leisure time activities both in the home and out in the community and encourage independence in the choice and participation of those activities-Provide support by ensuring that daily activities, plans and routines reflect preferences, needs and goals-Records and submits weekly progress notes to the IHS/SL Coordinator and Case Manager on a weekly basis-Provides on going transportation for program members to appointments, social/recreation events, jobs, errands and promotes overall meaningful community access. (personal car must be used, mileage is reimbursed)-Frequently and accurately communicate with family members, residential providers and the IHS/SL Case Manager, Program Coordinator and Program Director-Foster and promote Human Rights and implement any and all written clinical or individualized plans and protocols (Positive Behavior Supports, Behavior Support Plan, specialized diets, Incident reporting, medical protocols)-Other duties as assigned by the IHS/SL Case Manager, Program Coordinator or Program DirectorQualifications desired:· Prior experience and passion working with people with disabilities is preferred· Comfortable assisting with personal care· Ability to transport safely· Positive attitude and ability to work independently as well as ability to work across multiple different settings- must be able to embrace changes within caseload and work settings· Effective critical thinking and communication skills· Ability to compose accurate data in real time· Windows, iOS, Microsoft Word and Outlook experience required· Must demonstrate professionalism at all times· Ability to lift, push, pull, maneuver up to 25 pounds· Must possess a valid driver's license with clean driving record· Must be able to pass criminal background checks· High School degree or equivalent requiredThe Arc of Plymouth and Upper Cape Cod is an Equal Opportunity EmployerPowered by JazzHRNhOTGvyqLl

Keywords: The Arc of Plymouth and Upper Cape Cod, Plymouth , Companion and Community Support, Other , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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