Under direct supervision, plans and conducts daily activities to facilitate individual learning experiences and develops living skills consistent with the Individual Service Plan (ISP)/Individual Program Plan (IPP) objectives and Service Design.
Supports daily activities using a variety of techniques to assist in the development of community life and safety skills consistent with the goals of the individual.
Assists individuals with planning, preparing, and executing a weekly schedule of activities, providing life-long learning skills and learning experiences according to service-provided ISP and IPP goals and objectives.
Provides assistance with personal care which may include nutrition, personal hygiene and supporting the individual to look his/her best.
Assists in the development and implementation of a Service Plan consistent with the individual’s personal goals. Assists with assessments, planning, and the evaluation process for individuals. May attend meetings with stakeholders to recommend changes to the service plan.
Maintains all assigned documentation and data, including ISP's, quarterly and annual evaluations, and case notes.
Provides guidance to the Personal Assistants as necessary
Typically requires HS diploma and 1 to 2 years’ experience, or equivalent combination of training, education and experience to perform the job successfully.
Ability to obtain and maintain CPR certification card and First Aid certificate.
Must possess basic computer skills.
Ability to provide assistance with personal care and transfer an individual who may have little to no weight bearing skills.
Ability to lift up to 70 pounds repetitively. Ability to walk, stand, stoop, and kneel for extended periods of time. Ability to push people who use wheelchairs on a variety of terrain and support people with other mobility needs as required.
Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing; Ability to interpret and carry out verbal and written instruction.
Must be able to work in a team environment, practicing collaboration and cooperation; Ability to be solution-oriented and creative.
Must adhere to ethical practices and the core values of ESSC.
Ability to tolerate an outdoor work environment inclusive of a variety of weather conditions.
Ability to pass a post-offer physical examination and a TB test.
Ability to obtain and maintain a criminal record/fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation per Easterseals and/or Service requirements.
May be required to utilize personal vehicle to transport individuals locally, depending on service design and location; maintain driving record in compliance with Transportation Safety Standards; maintain auto insurance and vehicle registration; must have a minimum of 3 years’ driving experience.