Direct Care Worker

Job Description:

  • Assist in the planning and monitoring of daily activities in the group home.
  • Provide continual monitoring of program participants as well as assisting with ADL’s
  • Assist Program director in developing case plans and counseling strategies designed to assist participants in attaining base line functioning and emotional well being.
  • Providing support according to each participants needs
  • Coordinate plans for transportation services, clothing, medical and dental needs
  • Provide nutritional meal planning, shopping, cooking and budgeting.
  • Escort to medical and dental appointments
  • Escort and organize leisure activities
  • Develop on going variety of in home activities that will focus on enhancing and developing ADL’s and social skills
  • Carry out behavior modification techniques, (CIT) maintain daily logs and quarterly reports
  • Monitor program performance in compliance with program standards
  • Attend staff meetings and participate in program standards
  • Plan routine practical exercise (walking, outdoor or gym exercise, etc)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current trainings in the following (preferred but not required): CIT I & II, Article IX, Medication Basics, CPR, First Aid, and a Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Must have experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Must have current valid driver’s license
  • Must have reliable transportation