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.
1. To receive, read, and
be familiar with the Employee Handbook regards personnel Policies
and Procedures for the
2. 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.
3. 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
4. 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.
be completed on the day the service is
completed in BLACK INK only. Use of “white-out” is not
5. 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.
6. Submit all required
documentation by the deadlines specified by the Supervisor.
7. 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
until training is brought up-to-date.
8. Attend all mandatory
staff meetings and consumer conferences or give advance notice to
Supervisor as to reason(s)
inability to attend.
9. 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
10. All paraprofessionals and
associate professionals will be supervised by a Qualified
Professional in accordance with
NCAC 27 G .0204 (b) (c) (f) and according to licensure or
certification requirements of the appropriate
11. Work only authorized hours
unless specifically approved in advance by
12. Report changes in person’s
condition, family situation, or needs to the
13. Report any allegation of
consumer abuse, neglect, or exploitation of consumer to Supervisor
an incident report to be completed, along with a report to the
14. Report any destruction or
theft of agency property to Supervisor.
15. Report any possible fraud
against the consumer or agency to the Supervisor to be
16. 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 contracts.
Experience with persons with
developmental disabilities preferred but not required.