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Portable Practical Educational Preparation is one of the largest non-profit multi-service agencies in Arizona with an extensive reach into southwestern United States and abroad. Come and join a team of dedicated employees that are making a difference in domestic and international communities! PPEP offers a range of benefits and a diversity of programs, rich heritage, community partnerships, and investing in helping people improve their lives.
These are a few benefits that we offer for our Fulltime Positions:
Health insurance (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
12 paid holidays
Paid sick + vacation
Under the direct supervision of IDD Director, supervises and trains Direct Support Professionals and all provide daily direct care and support services to the IDD (intellectually developmentally disabled) adult residents assigned to the residential site/home. Administratively supervise, coordinate activities, plan and direct preparation of nutritional meals, and attend to daily care and personal needs of participants. Prepare staff schedules and manage staff performance. Supervise and ensure that residents have a quality of life in a supportive and caring environment. Ensure that levels of services and staff in compliance with all IDD care policies and procedures.
High School degree/GED
Four (4) years prior work experience with the intellectually developmentally disabled population in community based settings. Minimum one (1) years supervisory experience and facility management work experience in this field.
Demonstrated knowledge of the DDD resource system and other agencies in the area
Implementing plans and guidelines mandated by the ISP, policy and procedures, etc.
Documenting observations and maintaining facility and confidential resident records.
Conducting group or individual activities related to developmental, habilitative, or recreational programs.
OR have: Experience in providing either respite or personal care, and have received training, approved by IDD in implementing and documenting performance.
OR have: performed habilitation services and experience under the direct supervision of an individual who is qualified to provide such services.
Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to members.
Ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and maintain an excellent driving record.
Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors.
Ability to perform First Aid/CPR if required.
Ability/Willingness to work longer than eight (8) hour shifts, to work holidays or overtime, to be available to manage the staff schedules as required to support the needs of the members in the Residential Group home which operates 24/7 that has mandatory member to staff ratios assigned.
Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Bachelor’s degree in Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Psychology, Sociology or related field.
One (1) year prior team leadership experience in a service setting for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Demonstrated knowledge of the DDD resource system and other agencies in the area.
Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time.
Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds, if required by the facility.
Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary.
Ability/Willingness to work longer than eight (8) hour shifts, to work holidays or overtime, to work seven (7/24 hour) schedule.
Must be available to manage/work in the Residential Group home that operates and delivers services 24/7.
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