Personal Assistant (PA)

Youth Consultation Service - Northvale, NJ3.3

Part-timeEstimated: $24,000 - $34,000 a year
EducationSkills
Dedicated. Compassionate. Inspiring. Rewarding.

These are just some of the words to describe what it's like working at YCS. YCS employees are devoted professionals who have a passion for helping children, adolescents and adults.

Do you share the same qualities?

Sawtelle Walnut: Program provides residential care adults, ages 25-30, with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in a group home setting.

Now Hiring for a Part Time Personal Assistant

Personal Assistants are expected to have a unique sensitivity to recognize and appropriately respond to clients who may have evidenced difficulties. Provide quality daily care (personal hygiene, housekeeping, meal preparation, and other related tasks) to ensure the health and safety of clients in the residence and community.

Duties and Responsibilities Include but not limited: Assist clients in meeting their individual goals and objectives as defined in their Individual Habilitation Plan. Dependent on client’s IHP, teach/support the client with the following: bath, toilet, change adult absorbent underwear and linens, grooming and dressing, and self-administration of medication. Demonstrate a basic understanding of medications, purpose and side effects. Demonstrate proper body mechanics and mobility transfer technique to prevent injuries. De-escalate potential crisis situations and if necessary be prepared to control client physically. Keep accurate and timely records.

Work Schedule: On Call Schedule Varies 7a-3p-3p-11p-11p-7a
Must be at least 21 years or older with a valid driver's license.

High School Diploma or GED, DDD relevant experience and/or personal knowledge of developmental disabilities. Skilled nursing facility is a major plus!

Preferred: Certificates in Pre-Service training, Danielle’s Law and Positive Behavioral Supports.

All new hires are required to attend a week orientation: Monday through Monday 8:45am-4:00pm, upon hire.

Additional Information: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview.

YCS is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer