Residential Care Specialist

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Company: Community Alternatives
Location: Norfolk, VA
Date Posted: April 8, 2015
Source: CareerConnection.com
Are you looking for a challenging but rewarding career in Mental Healthcare?  Do you get reward from serving disabled individuals?

If you answered “Yes” to those questions then we want you to join our team of dynamic providers, who are skilled in exceptional motivation techniques and building strong relationships with the consumers they serve.

CAl has an opportunity just for you!!!!  Help our non-profit agency improve the lives of our client population and the lives of their families!

We are looking for compassionate, driven, reliable direct support professionals to serve as:

Residential Care Specialist

Providing hands-on direct care and assistance to consumers in all activities relating to daily living skills, personal hygiene skills, and physical and social integration within a community based residential program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Assist Consumers in performing all activities relating to daily living skills, personal hygiene (including toileting), physical and social interactions in the community, and ...
Are you looking for a challenging but rewarding career in Mental Healthcare?  Do you get reward from serving disabled individuals?

If you answered “Yes” to those questions then we want you to join our team of dynamic providers, who are skilled in exceptional motivation techniques and building strong relationships with the consumers they serve.

CAl has an opportunity just for you!!!!  Help our non-profit agency improve the lives of our client population and the lives of their families!

We are looking for compassionate, driven, reliable direct support professionals to serve as:

Residential Care Specialist

Providing hands-on direct care and assistance to consumers in all activities relating to daily living skills, personal hygiene skills, and physical and social integration within a community based residential program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Assist Consumers in performing all activities relating to daily living skills, personal hygiene (including toileting), physical and social interactions in the community, and other tasks as defined in each Consumer’s ISP
* Aide Consumers in performing household chores as identified by the Residential Care Manager and the Consumer’s ISP; including cooking, cleaning, laundry, doing dishes; purchasing groceries; and running other CAI household related errands
* Assist with administering medications which must be given to Consumers
* Drive Consumers to community functions, appointments, church, etc. and adhere to all driving rules
* Document the activities of, interactions with and any related observations about each Consumer throughout the shift in their respective Progress Notes

Requirements

* High School Graduate/G.E.D. plus 6 months experience providing hands on patient care or 12 months of other service related work experience; Or a Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate from an accredited program plus 3 months experience providing hands on patient care
* Current CPR/First Aid, Medication Assistance, and Medicaid Waiver Certification
* Valid Driver’s license, good driving record, automobile insurance and local travel

**Must be available to work all shifts and weekends**

Applicants must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.

If you meet the criteria, please submit your resume to: Community Alternatives, Inc. Human Resources Department at 863 Glenrock Rd Ste 200, Norfolk VA  23502 or via email at hr@comalt.org or follow this link to be redirected to our applicant tracking system: https://www.infinityhr.com...

No phone calls please.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Community Alternatives Inc. is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting the most qualified employees without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, disability (including disabled veterans) or veteran status, in accordance with state and federal laws.
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