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Individual Home Support

Company: People Incorporated
Location: Fall River
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Individualized Home Support

Part Time- Evening and Weekend hours available.

People, Incorporated is a human service Agency serving the South coast community, including the Greater Fall River, New Bedford, and Taunton areas. As a partnership of specialized, integrated programs, we provide unique opportunities to people with life challenges. Since our inception in 1968, we have been one of the largest providers of supports and services to people of all abilities in the community. Let People, Incorporated be Your Path to Opportunity!

The Family Advocacy and Community Education Center is seeking a caring, responsible individual to join our Individual Home Support team. The IHS staff members role is to provide 1:1 assistance and direct skills instruction for individuals diagnosed with a developmental or intellectual disability. The staff member will work as part of a family team in the familys home and in the community. Hours vary depending on individuals needs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Work as part of a team of family members and other professionals who are involved in the individuals care and training.
  • Learn the goals of the individual and work to help individual meet them. Follow a behavior plan if required.
  • Provide care for the individual in their home when appropriate, helping he/she to meet their goals within the home.
  • Plan for and provide support for community-based activities (as required) that are tailored to the individuals strengths and interests.
  • Understand and support the goals and objectives of the program.
  • Provide transportation for the individual when needed.
  • Document activities and report on activities and progress toward meeting goals.
  • Respond to requests for meetings and information from supervisor.
  • Access and read Agency email account and Intranet at least weekly.

QUALIFICATION

  • Knowledge obtained through attainment of appropriate experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the need to maintain confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of and respect for cultural diversity.
  • Skill in communicating orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to maintain a valid drivers license and reliable transportation.
  • Ability to work effectively with children and adults with a developmental disability
  • A valid drivers license is required, as well as a qualifying criminal background check

People Incorporated offers a competitive salary and benefit package that includes health, dental, 403(b), FSA, LTD, life insurance and generous accrued time off. To learn more about People Incorporated please visit us online at www.peopleinc-fr.org

UNITED WAY MEMBER AGENCY

AA/EOE

Keywords: People Incorporated, Fall River , Individual Home Support, Other , Fall River, Massachusetts

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