Residential Assistant

Position Title

Residential Assistant - C.B. - Cunningham Group Home - Lufkin, TX

Position Number

P #1016

General Description

The Residential Assistant (RA) is responsible for providing guidance and care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in a residential setting.  Work involves supervising day-to-day living activities; providing active treatment; perpetuating a harmonious, home-like environment; and working with other professionals.  The RA assists the Day Programmer in providing active treatment 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 activity notes, medication inventory records, and progress reports.  Other documentation is required on an as-needed basis. Reliable transportation is required.


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


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


Required: Valid Texas driver's license.

Special Requests or Comments

Required: Must be physically able to complete Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression (SAMA), CPR, First Aid and Defensive Driving training modules.  Must complete required employee training.  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


This position rotates on a monthly basis.

Month 1: Wednesday - Thursday; 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m.

               Friday; 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Month 2: Thursday - Friday; 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m.

               Saturday; 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.


$20,800 annually