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Residential Assistant - IDD Conversion

at Twin Oaks

Posted: 4/21/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: *11246763708BB8DB
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Job Description

Post Date
1/4/2019

Title
Residential Assistant - IDD Conversion

Employment Type
Full Time

Work Hours

Full Time; 40 Hours; Tuesday - Saturday; 2:30pm - 10:30pm; meals shared with consumers



Location (County)
Burlington

City
Edgewater Park

State
NJ

Requisition Number
19-0031

Description

Join our team today and immerse yourself in a rewarding career for years to come!

As a Residential Assistant, you will work in a residential group home setting for youth with developmental disabilities in Edgewater Park, Burlington County, NJ. This residential program provides a structured, safe community placement for developmentally disabled children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.

Responsibilities:

• Utilize positive behavior support strategies with adolescents

• Provide a caring and supportive environment

• Provide direct care services and supervision to residents using approved behavior plans

• Provide assistance and training in activities of daily living

• Provide on-going information to professional staff

• Provide input into assessments, case conferences, and treatment planning

• Recognize behavioral signs indicating potential emergency and take immediate action by reporting to appropriate staff

• Provide one-on-one supervision and record client response

• Directing and assisting clients in preparing for group activities

• Provide social and recreational activities

• Perform light household duties

• Provide transportation

• Demonstrate an ability to work positively with youth in a group setting

• Work at multiple sites within 10 miles of one another

• Prepare meals

• Facilitate groups

Benefits:

• Competitive salary

• Medical and dental insurance

• Vision plan

• Retirement plan

• Flexible spending plans

• EXCELLENT time benefits

• Opportunity for personal and career growth

• Team oriented environment – we practice the FISH! Philosophy



Requirements

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree (in Liberal Arts, Social Work, Psychology preferred), with 1 year experience working with children/adolescents;

• OR High School Diploma plus a minimum of 3 years’ experience providing direct care to IDD youth

All positions require a valid driver’s license in good standing, pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check. All candidates, if hired, will be expected to cooperate with Oaks Integrated Care and NJ Department of Children and Families in all inspections and investigations. Oaks Integrated Care considers applicants for all positions without regard to: race; color; religion; sex; national origin; age; sexual orientation; marital or veteran status; the presence of a medical condition, genetic information or handicap, unrelated to performing the tasks of the job; or any other legally protected status.