(Essential) Day Support Assistant Site Leader - RAAI Stafford

Rappahannock Area Community Services Board
Fredericksburg, VA
Apr 20, 2021
May 05, 2021
Full Time
Job Title (Essential) Day Support Assistant Site Leader - RAAI Stafford Job Description Assists with the oversite of sites providing community skills development and rehabilitative skills training for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities at local activity centers. Work is performed under general supervision and is guided by policies and procedures, quality assurance, public and private payor guidelines, professional practices and including ethical standards related to client interactions, state and federal licensure and accreditation regulations and guidelines. Job Category Intellectual Disability Services Job Duties and Responsibilities 1. Assesses, evaluates, and implements specified services of group day, community engagement, and community coaching. 2. Organizes and plans activities and one-to-one instruction for individuals. 3. Organizes and develops community outings and activities for individuals. 4. Monitors compliance to state and local licensure standards. 5. Provide support to Lead Specialist in the absence of the site leader. 6. Makes collateral contacts with the parents, guardians, providers, friends, and siblings of the persons in programming. 7. Maintains records and accounts for use of money from Activity Fund for outings and activities. 8. Monitors and dispenses medications. 9. Cover Lead Specialist caseload in times of transition/assessment. 10. Participates in psychological developmental meetings with other staff and the client participants. 11. Provides psychosocial and pre-employment skill building coaching and support. 12. Prepares assessment and progress notes, billing, time sheets, etc. 13. Transports or arranges for member transportation. 14. Oversees and arranges maintenance for location vehicles. 15. Assists individual with medical, financial, social, hygiene and recreational activities. Position Status Full-time Required Qualifications Thorough knowledge of day support programming; considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of prevocational and vocational training; considerable knowledge of the employers and service providers of the region; considerable knowledge of the operation of electronic medical records and associated documentation; considerable knowledge of assistive equipment and apparatus; considerable knowledge of social casework management, including need assessment and supportive level counseling; considerable knowledge of the common disabilities and of the theories, principles and practices relating to the care and behavioral management of the intellectually-disabled and developmentally-delayed populations and associated age related issues; considerable knowledge of crisis prevention and intervention skills applicable to the intellectually disabled; considerable knowledge of the principles and techniques of group training; some knowledge of licensing requirements for the program and facility; ability to establish rapport with intellectually-disabled individuals and their families; ability to collect, compile and evaluate electronically sourced or other sourced statistical and financial data and prepare reports; ability to maintain an effective working relationship with other staff and the staff of private and public agencies; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to function calmly in stressful situations; ability to physically lift/move an average weight adult individual; ability to conduct effective interviews, observe, assess and record individual behaviors and functioning and develop treatment and service plans; ability to operate a vehicle; ability to effectively respond to crisis situations both behavioral and medical. Valid Virginia driver's license. Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in the Behavioral Sciences, and considerable experience in day support programs for the intellectually disabled/developmentally disabled adults. Approved "Qualified Developmental Disability Professional ( QDDP )". Physical Demands Work involves considerable exposure to disagreeable environmental conditions such as the requirements to: interact with clients having unsanitary behaviors, poor hygiene and contagious illness and/or are potentially hostile and/or aggressive; drive a vehicle, and/or transport clients in inclement, if not severe weather; physically assisting and/or lifting clients in the course of care and lifting moderate weight objects in connection with the operation of the facility. Shift Type/Hours Worked Monday through Friday, 40-hours per week, between the hours of 8 am and 4:00 pm Salary $36,088 EEO Statement RACSB is an equal opportunity employer and selects the best individual for the job based upon job related qualifications, regardless of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, ancestry, marital status or disability. RACSB will make a reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless the accommodation will impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Posting Number 077-2021 Open Date 04/15/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants

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