To serve as a companion and provides assistance and care for IDD adults in a live-in host home setting at Bridgewood Farms Residential property. Responsible for aiding and monitoring of activities in daily living, administering prescribed medication and personal care skills which assist clients with day to day tasks, including managing funds, budgeting, making purchases, cooking and household chores. Job is on-going for 365 days which is a permanent f/t live-in position. Requires HCS training for special needs and monthly goal documentation. Position involves patience, empathy, strong interpersonal skills and a detailed knowledge of best care practices.
Demonstrates patience and compassion; works well with variety of IDD population; possesses knowledge of client's condition, symptoms and medications; exhibits ability to think quickly & act calmly in an emergency; demonstrates strong organizational skills; communicates clearly and effectively; possesses excellent interpersonal skills, strong listening skills, physical stamina and emotional strength; pays attention to detail; maintain friendly & open demeanor at all times
Pay commensurate with experience
Industry(s): Nonprofit / Social Service
Employment Type: Employee - Full Time