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2Oct

Weekend Instructor -Dyersville

Area Residential Care, Dyersville, IA

 Are you often described as A mbitious, R esourceful, and C heerful? Do you thrive in a positive environment dedicated to supporting those with intellectual and physical disabilities achieve their goals? If you’re excited reading this, then Area Residential Care is the place for you!

 

What You Will Do:

  • Trains, instructs, and supervises individuals served in the skills and behaviors necessary to live  in natural home and community settings.
  • Assists with the daily schedules and program activities of four to six individuals served per location.
  • Assists individuals as necessary to complete food purchasing and preparation, do laundry, complete household duties, and complete hygiene activities including showering/bathing, toileting, and oral hygiene.
  • Advocates for and teach individuals served on how to exercise their rights and on how to be safe.
  • Completes emergency drills and environmental safety inspections in accordance with agency timelines.
  • Passes medications to individuals served following all policies and procedures after completing agency sponsored training.
  • Has patience to work with individuals who may occasionally exhibit aggressive and/or non-compliant behaviors.
  • Maintains positive, appropriate relationships and effective communication with individuals served, agency staff, members of the community, and service providers.
  • Ensures data is recorded promptly and accurately in regards to notes, incidents, etc.
  • Assists individuals with making and/or being present at medical/dental appointments as necessary.

 

What You Need:

  • High school diploma/G.E.D.
  • No direct-care experience required-we will train!
  • Six months of consistent general work experience
  • Ability to comprehend basic medical and life-skill programs
  • Ability to lift 20lbs and occasionally lift up to 50lbs
  • Must be able to physically prompt, escort, and physically restrain individuals served
  • Valid driver’s license and a driving record that meets agency authorized driver criteria required for most positions
  • 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
  • Successful clearance of criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen

 

 Available Schedules:

Saturdays and Sundays 7am-11am

Saturdays and Sundays 9am-3pm

Friday, Saturday, and/or Sunday 2pm-11pm

 

Area Residential Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Apply for this Job!
Apply in Person:3355 Kennedy Circle
Dubuque, IA
Apply by Mail:3355 Kennedy Circle
Dubuque, IA  52002
Apply by Email:careers@arearesidentialcare.org
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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 411967
Location
Dyersville, IA
Positions 3
Type
Employee
Status
Part Time
Pay $12.00
Categories
Child Care/Day Care/Personal Care
Education
Human and Social Services
Benefits

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education High School/GED

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