Part - Time Residential Assistant

Position Title

Part - Time Residential Assistant - Newton Group Home - C.H. - Newton, TX

Position Number

P #1045

General Description

The PT Residential Assistant (RA) is responsible for providing guidance and care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in a residential setting.  Work involve supervising day-to-day living activities; providing active treatment; perpetuating a harmonious, home-like environment; and working with other professionals.  The RA provides active treatment training as scheduled.  The RA is also responsible for ensuring that the group home environment is kept safe and clean according to Life Safety and Health standards.  Daily documentation includes active treatment data, activity notes, medication inventory records, and progress reports.  Other documentation is required on an as-needed basis.

Education

Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent.

Experience

Preferred: Must have six (6) months experience working with individuals in a direct care role.

Licenses/Certifications

Required: Valid Texas driver's license

Special Requests or Comments

Required: Must be physically able to complete required courses to include but not limited to:  Satori Alternative to Managing Aggression (SAMA), CPR, First Aid, Defensive Driving, Van Driving, and training modules.  Must have a driving record insurable by Burke's insurance administrator.

Physical Requirements

Required: Sight, hearing, talking, lifting up to 50 pounds, walking, driving a vehicle, and hand/finger dexterity.

Hours

Hours and days will vary based on need.

Salary

$9.00 an hour