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15Mar

2nd Shift Community Living LEAD Instructor

Area Residential Care, Dubuque, IA

IT IS THE MISSION OF AREA RESIDENTIAL CARE TO EMPOWER PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES TO ACHIEVE THEIR HIGHEST QUALITY OF LIFE.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  •      High school diploma/G.E.D.
  •      1 year relevant experience
  •      12th grade level of reading, math, and writing skills
  •      Comprehend basic medical and life-skill programs
  •      Writing ability to clearly document contact notes and incident reports
  •      Mathematically able to budget and balance a checkbook
  •      Ability to lift 20lbs and occasional lift up to 50 pounds
  •      Must be able to physically prompt, escort, and physically restrain individuals served
  •      Requires a valid driver’s license and a driving record that meets agency authorized driver criteria

Job Summary:

  • Oversees the daily schedules and program activities of five to seven individuals served in one home, as well as everyday home operation (cooking, cleaning, laundry, budgeting, medical, etc).
  • Trains, instructs, and supervises individuals with mental and sometimes physical disabilities in the skills and behaviors necessary to live and recreate in a home and community setting.
  • Uses a variety of techniques to modify behavior within the home and community, including physical restraint in emergency situations.
  • Provides instruction and direction to staff assigned to the home, holding them accountable for completing their responsibilities including programming, documentation, etc.
  • Constantly monitors the safety conditions in each individual’s environment.
  • Completes emergency drills and environmental safety inspections according to agency timelines.
  • Passes medications to individuals served after completing agency sponsored training.
  • Manages the stress associated with training and caring for individuals who may occasionally exhibit aggressive and/or non-compliant behaviors.
  • Is flexible to adjust schedule to accommodate individuals’ concerns, needs, schedules, meetings, and doctor appointments.
  • Prepares assessments and other paperwork for team planning meetings and participates in those meetings as assigned.
  • Maintains positive relationships and effective communication with agency staff, members of the community, service providers, and individuals.
  • Delegates responsibilities on a routine bases to other staff working in the home.
  • Must be able to transport individuals served or agency products to various locations in agency owned vehicles and/or personal vehicle 

Schedule: 2ND Shift

Two week Rotating schedule

Week 1 Saturday and Sunday OFF Monday – Friday 1PM-9PM

Week 2 Saturday and Sunday 3PM-11PM, Monday OFF, Tuesday-Thursday 1PM-9PM, Friday OFF

 

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Apply in Person:3355 Kennedy Circle
Dubuque, IA
Apply by Email:careers@arearesidentialcare.org
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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 371780
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 2
Type
Employee
Status
Full Time
Pay $11.30-$12.13
Categories
Child Care/Day Care/Personal Care
Education
Health Care
Human and Social Services
Volunteer and Non-profit
Benefits
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education High School/GED

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