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Live-in direct care assistant

Posted: 07/07/2019

 Description: L'Arche Heartland is a member of the International Federation of L'Arche. Our common identity statement is: We are people with and without developmental disabilities, sharing life in communities belonging to an International Federation. Mutual relationships and trust in God are at the heart of our journey together. We celebrate the unique value of every person and recognize our need of one another. Responsibilities of Role: Share daily life with adults with developmental disabilities (core members) in a group home setting. The live-in assistant is responsible for facilitating community, ensuring a warm and loving environment and providing a high quality of life for the core members. Specific responsibilities include: ?maintain an orientation of growth and development in each core member ?attend medical appointments with core members when assigned ?be responsible for administration of medications and documentation ?ensure that safety drills are conducted and documented ?be responsible for the personal hygiene, personal appearance, laundry, cooking, meal preparation, cleaning, finances, shopping, recreation and leisure activities, making friends and developing relationships, making choices and meeting personal goals as outlined in action plan ?follow state regulations ?turn in monthly finance reports for each core member ?attend core member meetings ?ensure that core members are able to practice their faith privately and corporately ?maintain confidentiality ?be responsible for the monthly home and grocery budget and turn in receipts and documentation as required ?maintain household by participating in -cleaning -seasonal grounds maintenance -periodic check of safety devices -ensure needed home repairs are reported -maintain house vehicle ?live and work cooperatively ?have respect for others ?care, confirm, challenge and celebrate ?maintain open communications ?recognize and call out the special gifts of each person Qualifications: ?a person who has lived or worked in a community with persons with disabilities is preferred ?a person with good organizational skills ?a person committed to the philosophy of L'Arche ?a person with good communication skills ?a person with the ability to deal with conflict objectively ?have a valid drivers license (21 years of age or older is necessary for insurance purposes) ?have a high school diploma or equivalent ?pass all required background checks ?pass required trainings Training Required (all provided after being hired): ?CPR ?First Aid ?Medication Administration ?Rights and Responsibilities ?Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation Training ?Emergency Preparedness ?Documentation Training Compensation:  -Provided with a private bedroom in one of our homes. -Room, Board, and Utilities paid for (includes internet and cable) -100% of Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance paid for after 90 days -2 weeks paid time off in first year -100% of up to 3% match into a Simple IRA after a year -3 weeks paid time off in second year To apply: Send cover letter and resume to: jamie@larcheks.org

Job Type: Full Time