Working in a Group Home with adults with disability or mental
illness. To provide persons supported with quality services.
Assisting them to become as independent as possible. Transporting
them to outing in community, doctors appointment, etc. Assisting
them to reach the goals that have been developed for them.
4 Week Rotating Schedule: 3rd Shift 12am-8am
Week 1: Saturday & Sunday
Week 2: Friday & Saturday
Week 3: Saturday & Sunday
Week 4: Friday & Sunday
- To receive, read, and be familiar with the Employee Handbook
regards personnel Policies and Procedures for the
- Required knowledge, skills, abilities, and specific consumer
competencies: Knowledge of basic principles of I/DD,
ability to work with persons who may be different from me in
areas of ability, age, economic status, socially, etc;
empathy and understanding of consumer problems and ability to
respond to these problems;
ability to determine consumer needs; ability to engage with and
build a rapport with the person served.
- Become familiar with and implement the individual's
habilitation plan-the Individual Support Plan to address the
individual's identified goals according to the service
- Document the service provided in progress notes. The basic data
included in these notes will include
observations, consumer participation, and progress, behavior
changes, or any pertinent
information relating to the consumer. All documentation must be
completed on the day the service is
provided and completed in BLACK INK only. Use of "white-out" is
- Adhere to company policy that prohibits taking a person
supported to a private residence without written approval of
administration or leaving consumer unattended in a vehicle or at
any other public place.
Submit all required documentation by the deadlines specified by
- Obtain and keep current all training required by the agency,
according to the service provided and according to the
individual's needs. Understand that failure to renew training by
date due will result in immediate removal from
schedule until training is brought up-to-date.
- Attend all mandatory staff meetings and consumer conferences or
give advance notice to Supervisor as to reason(s)
for inability to attend.
- Receive supervision from Supervisor/Qualified Professional (QP)
or Associate Professionals (AP) grandfathered in
as of the waiver implementation of 3/31/12 at least quarterly
and as needed either face-to-face, via phone, or group
- All paraprofessionals and associate professionals will be
supervised by a Qualified Professional in accordance with
G.S. NCAC 27 G .0204 (b) (c) (f) and according to licensure or
certification requirements of the appropriate
Work only authorized hours unless specifically approved in
advance by Supervisor/Administrator.
Report changes in person's condition, family situation, or needs
to the Supervisor.
- Report any allegation of consumer abuse, neglect, or
exploitation of consumer to Supervisor to be
investigated and an incident report to be completed, along with
a report to the local DSS.
Report any destruction or theft of agency property to
Report any possible fraud against the consumer or agency to the
Supervisor to be investigated.
- Perform other duties as required by circumstances.
Must be 25 years old (requirement by auto insurance company)
with High School Diploma or GED and be able to read, write,
understand and follow directions. Must have no substantiated
findings on the NC Personnel Registry /Health Care Program or be
listed on the HHS/OIG List of Excluded Individual/Entities. SBI and
DMV records must meet the requirements of area mental health
Experience with persons with developmental disabilities
preferred but not required.