Part - Time Residential Assistant

Position Title

Part - Time Residential Assistant - J.M. - Oleta ALU - Home & Community-Based Services (HCS) - Lufkin, TX

Position Number

P #1205

General Description

The PT Residential Assistant provides training and care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live in a residential environment (Alternate Living Unit).  Work involves supervising day-to-day living activities for all consumers assigned to that unit. The direct-care staff must be able to: perpetuate a harmonious, homelike environment; work with other professional and para-professional staff; daily documentation; and maintaining the ALU in a safe manner.

Education

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

Experience

Preferred:  One (1) year of continuous responsible experience working forty (40) hours a week with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a direct care role, or two (2) years of continuous responsible experience working on an hourly basis with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a direct care role.

Licenses/Certifications

Required: Valid Texas driver's license.

Physical Requirements

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

Hours

Hours and days will vary based on need.

Salary

$11.50 an hour