Posting ID : A1068460879
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Nonprofit
Group Home Assistant Manager
YOU CAN MAKE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON A PERSON'S LIFE!
Find truly rewarding & meaningful work at Missoula Developmental Service Corporation. We're a non-profit serving adult clients with severe developmental disabilities in community-based group homes.
This position is responsible for assisting the Program Manager of a group home or Day Services Center with adults with severe developmental disabilities. Duties include, but are not limited to:
1)Treating clients with dignity and respect and ensuring protection of individual rights. Advocates for client needs and desires as necessary.
2)Act as lead staff or team leader of Direct Support Professionals in group setting or on shift to support completion of programmatic tasks, participation in group activities, meal prep, personal hygiene, and community integration.
3)Assists in preparation of data review and reviews program books on regular basis to ensure data is collected accurately and timely.
4)Researches ideas for community outings using a team approach and organizing a plan of action.
5)Assists clients with self-administered prescribed medication(s). Documents clients' responses to medications.
6)Participates in behavior modification, correction and redirection to promote appropriate skills.
7)Promotes client inclusion in the community through advocacy, arranging and accompanying clients on outings, attending community events and assisting clients in making purchases. Participates in functional leisure activities of the clients' choosing.
8)Demonstrates and maintains a positive, cooperative and team-oriented relationship with peers and clients.
9)Operates company vehicles to transport clients.
10)Performs other job-related duties, as assigned.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Must be at least 21 years of age to be able to drive company vehicles. Requires valid Montana Driver's License with a good driving record. Minimum of one year of experience working with people with developmental disabilities or related experience strongly preferred.
Residential Assistant Manager positions include evenings during the week and evenings or days during weekends with two consecutive days off during the week.
And, check out our new progressive wage scale. Start at $10.90 per hour without experience or $11.25 per hour with proven experience. Then, watch your wage grow after that! We also provide extensive paid training to help you be successful in your work.
Please visit our website at www.mdscmt.org to apply! Positions include excellent paid time off, comprehensive benefit package and extensive new hire training.