Residential Assistant

Position Title

Part-Time Residential Assistant - B.E. - Cherry ALU -  Home and Community Based Service - Lufkin, TX

Position Number

P #617

General Description

The Part-Time 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.

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.  Must have the ability to document appropriately and keep detailed records.

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