Residential Assistant

Position Title

Residential Assistant - C.B. - Nacogdoches Group Home - Nacogdoches, TX

Position Number

P #338

General Description

The Residential Assistant (RA) is responsible for providing guidance and care for individuals with developmental disabilities living in a residential setting. Daily duties involve supervising and/or assisting consumers in performing basic self-help skills and home management tasks. 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.

Education

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

Experience

Preferred: Six (6) months of responsible experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities in a direct service role.

Licenses/Certifications

Required: Valid Texas driver's license.

Special Requests or Comments

Required: Must be physically able to complete all parts of Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression (SAMA), CPR, First Aid, and Defensive Driving training modules. Must complete all required employee training. Must have a driving record insurable by Burke's insurance administrator.

Physical Requirements

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

Hours

Monday - Friday; 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm. 

Additional hours are required for staff and consumer meetings.

Salary

$20,800 annually