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Position Posted On:
1/9/2012
Employer:
Link Associates
Address:
1452 29th Street
West Des Moines, IA  50266
Website:
http://www.linkassociates.org
Job Title:
Direct Care
Job Type:
Health & Human Services
Schedule:
Part Time
Hours Per Week:
Varies
Position Start Date:
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Pay Rate:
Based on Education
How To Apply:
In person at Link Associates 1452 29th Street West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
Contact Name:
Robin Stewart  
Email:
rstewart@linkassociates.org
Phone:
515-262-8888
Fax:
Job Description:
POSITION SUMMARY Responsible to instruct and coach consumers in independent living skills. Provide supervision and guidance to consumers in all life settings. Assure quality services that are in compliance with all accreditation and organizational standards. Provide transportation for consumers. Assist in the development and ensure the implementation of assigned consumers Life Plans and the required documentation. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Instruct, supervise, and assist consumers in the development of daily living skills (including but not limited to leisure, work, time and money management, good health, safety, and habit development) in accordance with their Life Plan. • Assist consumers with preparation of meals in accordance with their diets, weekly shopping for supplies, and cleaning their home. • Work with consumers to ensure residence meets agency standards of cleanliness. • Complete necessary information for meetings, incident reports, filing, purchase orders, and on all other required forms or logs as assigned. • Responsible to meet the medical needs of the consumers and medication administration procedures. • Plan, prepare and distribute a variety of training activities in the community, work and home settings. Ensure environments are comfortable, productive and stimulating. • Assist in the development of the consumer's Life Plan as assigned, including pre and post staffing paperwork and on going progress on goals. Punctually and professionally attend consumer meetings as assigned. • Attend and complete necessary training in accordance with department/agency requirements. • Demonstrate flexibility in work hours and locations to account for vacations and illness of other staff, including overnights. Coordinate responsibilities and coverage when absent from work. • Represent Link Associates to internal and external stakeholders, consumers and the community in a professional manner. • Complete and submit as instructed all required documentation in a manner that is legible, timely, accurate, and inclusive of all required information.
Job Qualifications:
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