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15Mar

Part-Time Night Instructor

Area Residential Care, Manchester, IA Dyersville, IA Dubuque, IA

Mission Statement:  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.
  • Six months of consistent general work 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
  • Requires certification for passing medications upon completion of agency sponsored training
  • Must develop and maintain positive, appropriate, cooperative relationships with individuals served, agency staff, business professionals, and individuals’ parents/guardians

Job Summary: 

  • Oversees the home operations during sleep hours and assists, trains, and instructs individuals served during the morning routine. 
  • Ensures the needs of individuals served are met during the night, including toileting, changing wet or soiled clothes or bed linens, running behavior programs, supervising individuals who may be awake, and attending to the needs of individuals who are sick. 
  • Implements self-care programs and procedures necessary to prepare people for the day, including dressing, mealtime, and hygiene programs ensuring the individuals are well groomed and appropriately dressed for the work site.
  • Provides documentation (logs, program data, incident reports, contact notes, sleep data, etc.) on the activities of people living in the home.
  • Completes overall cleaning and general care of the home, including care of floors, bathrooms, appliances according to cleaning lists.  
  • Passes medication to individuals served following all policies and procedures after completing agency sponsored training.
  • Remains alert throughout hours that are normal sleep times so that responsibilities are completed and the individuals’ safety is never compromised.
  • Completes emergency drills and environmental safety inspections according to agency timelines.
  • Manages the stress associated with training and caring for people who may occasionally exhibit non-compliant and/or aggressive behaviors.
  • Remains in control and follows through in emergency situations without the presence of supervision.
  • Remains productive with minimal supervision.
  • Attends departmental and agency meetings and training as requested by his/her supervisor.

Hours/Days of Work and Working Conditions:

Third shift.  The Night Instructor works generally from 11:00 P.M. to 7:00 A.M., 11:00 P.M. to 9:00 A.M., or 10:30 P.M. to 8:30 A.M. in Residential Services; Work is generally in a climate-controlled home setting

Area Residential Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 371787
Location
Manchester, IA
Dyersville, IA
Dubuque, IA
Positions 3
Type
Employee
Status
Part Time
Pay $10.34-$10.97
Categories
Child Care/Day Care/Personal Care
Education
Human and Social Services
Volunteer and Non-profit
Benefits

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education High School/GED

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