Day Program -Job Coach/Instructor/Driver
Day Program Instructor / Job Coach
Job Title : INSTRUCTOR
Hourly Rate : $16.50
Shifts Needed : 7:30AM – 3:30PM
Job Status : Full Time
Work Locations : Valencia CA
Assist adults with physical and developmental disabilities in their daily lives. Assist with complete care of dietary, hygiene, bathing, grooming, and dressing needs, including assisting with restroom and changing of diapers. Redirect behaviors with various activities including, walking, reading, games, math, and computer projects.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
Knowledge of adults with developmental disabilities, knowledge of dual diagnosis, behavioral issues, including aggressive, non-verbal and self-injury behaviors, familiarization of Individual Program Plans, knowledge of ABA techniques
Computer, grammar, typing skills, communication skills, interpersonal skills (build and maintain positive work relationships), multi-tasking skills, independent judgment and decision making skills.
Active listening, interpretation, perceptiveness, recognize body language, maintain confidentiality, problem-solving, flexibility, multi-tasking, insight, reading comprehension, patience, positive attitude, teamwork, ability to work with a diverse population, self-discipline, multi-cultural awareness.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma or GED.
1 year experience preferred supporting adults with developmental disabilities.
∙ Outline and prepare daily routine(s) for clients’ (visual and active) as written in Individual Program Plan
∙ Assist clients with bathroom needs
∙ Change clients’ diapers and/or clothing if needed
∙ Prepare daily meals and assist with clean-up
∙ Pick-up/drop-off clients in company vans from/to their home/facility (if necessary). Facilitate their departure and arrival for work or daily outdoor community integration activities in various weather conditions
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∙ Participate in client assessment, planning, and evaluation processes
∙ Input all client notes into computer program
∙ Review IPP goals and update Supervisors when necessary
∙ Strap and secure wheelchairs inside Company van
∙ Attend regular staff meetings and participate in continuing education and trainings ∙ Support clients with daily living and vocational activities
∙ Work at other Day Programs as needed
∙ Performs other related duties and assignments as required
The Instructor position will typically work in an office environment with occasional work outside and in small enclosed spaces. Frequent sitting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motions. Occasional lifting of 50 lbs. Occasional bending, twisting, stooping, squatting, pushing, pulling, standing, crawling, reaching, walking, driving, traveling, kneeling and crouching.
Providing Excellent Support and Advocacy