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Overnight Individual and Home Support Assistant

Company: Tempus Unlimited Inc.
Location: Fall River
Posted on: May 7, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Position OverviewAs an Individual Support Staff worker you will be assisting Consumer in a variety of ways that enable them to live independently in their community. Tempus takes a person centered approach to all services. This is a part time overnight with some awake and asleep. Hoyer lift experience required. Essential Job Functions (as determined by the supervisor)ADL Tasks

  • Cleaning: maintaining cleanliness throughout the home as needed, i.e.: dusting, wiping down counters, sweeping, vacuuming, dishes. Bathroom: disinfect toilets and sinks, wash floors.
  • Laundry: wash, dry, fold, and put away clothes, towels and bedding
  • Assist Consumer with the administering and taking of daily medications.
  • Meal Prep / Cooking: Consult with Consumer about types of food he enjoys and plan weekly menus. Work together to create a grocery list within his budget, and encourage healthy choices.
  • Shopping: Establish a system for replacing household supplies from local stores in a timely manner.
  • Adaptive Equipment: Consumer uses the following adaptive equipment that staff will need to become familiar with and use on a regular basis:
  • Hoyer lifts (both motorized and manual)
  • Motorized wheelchair
  • Adjustable bed / bed rails
  • Automatic door openersOther
    • Support overall mission and objectives of Tempus Unlimited
    • Must report all suspected incidents of consumer sexual abuse, physical abuse and neglect to the Disabled Person Protection Commission (D.P.P.C.).
    • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor or designee.Requirements:Competencies
      • Familiarity with community services, the ability to understand and implement independent living philosophy and the ability to relate and empathize with people who have disabilities and help them maximize their lives is required.
      • Being resourceful to solve complex issues at times.
      • Objective report writing. Staff will be required to update a task sheet for each shift in a communication log.
      • Must report all suspected incidents of consumer sexual/physical abuse and neglect to the Disabled Person Protection Commission (DPPC).
      • ISS shifts will require calling in to track your time at the beginning and end of your duration.Preferred Experience
        • Experience in Home Support Services.
        • Good communication, organization and writing skills are required.Required Education and Certifications
          • High School degree and/or experience serving people with disabilities.
          • CPR / First Aid Certification.Work EnvironmentConsumer's home environment, local community.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and/or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.Travel
            • Must have a valid driver's license
            • Reliable transportationWork Authorization/Security ClearanceAll offers of employment made by Tempus Unlimited are contingent upon satisfactory background check results. Pre-employment background checks will be conducted on all candidates that are offered a position at the agency in compliance with program policy as well as state and federal regulations. From time to time, these checks may be conducted on current employees to ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations and contracts.EEO StatementEqual Employment Opportunity is a fundamental principle at CP where employment from recruiting through the end of employment is based upon professional capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, disability or any other characteristic as established by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.Other DutiesNote this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Keywords: Tempus Unlimited Inc., Fall River , Overnight Individual and Home Support Assistant, Other , Fall River, Massachusetts

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