Milestone Inc.
  • 18-Nov-2020 to 17-Jan-2021 (CST)
  • Direct Care
  • Rockford, IL, USA
  • up to 12.95
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

We are looking for caring, compassionate and dedicated people who want to work with individuals with developmental disabilities!

We have a variety of shifts available at multiple locations within the Rockford, IL region! 

 

Our starting pay is up to $12.95 per hour and we have amazing benefits!

 

Please contact us with any questions you may have at 815-639-2849!

 

 

BASIC FUNCTION:

Service provider performs duties for the care, treatment, and safety of the individuals served with developmental/physical disabilities.  This includes but is not limited to: personal care, program completion and documentation, and/or occupational and physical therapy programs.

 DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Reliable, prompt attendance demonstrating flexibility and cooperation with team as needed to provide adequate facility coverage and follows team (self)-scheduling guidelines.
  • Monitors all individuals served at all times and communicates all information in communication log and if applicable, verbally reports to next staff scheduled.
  • Completes all daily assignments as directed by Team Leader and/or Residential Services Coordinator (RSC)/Home coordinator (HC);
  • This includes but is not limited to:
    • Individual Service Plans/Personal Plan Implementation Strategies
    • Behavior Development Programs
    • Charting and documentation
    • Initiates recreational and social activities in the home and community as well as ensures all scheduled outings are completed, including Special Olympics practice(s).
  • Must pass all medication training to administer medication and provide active, ongoing interaction to the individuals served.
  • Maintains the home in a clean, safe, healthful condition, logging repair requests correctly.
  • Assists individuals in care of clothing and personal items. 
  • Assists in all emergency situations and is knowledgeable of fire extinguishers, alarms, and disaster.
  • Uses all mechanical lifts, belts, chairs, and other mobility equipment in facilities where necessary, appropriately, and cleans them as necessary.  This includes all wheelchairs.  Utilizes good body mechanics at all times.
  • Provides safe transportation of individuals served; uses safe, defensive driving skills, adhering to all policies and procedures regarding the use and care of Milestone vehicles. 
  • Responsible for knowledge of basic cooking skills or willingness to learn. Follows the established menu plan, adhering to prescribed diets.  Develops shopping lists or items need to prepare planned meals, purchases items as needed (staying within designated budget), and submits receipts to Team Leader/RSC/HC. 
  • Maintains cordial and cooperative relationship with individuals served, their families and guardians and other staff members, utilizing and promoting positive problem solving skills and ensuring a positive, pleasant home environment. 
  • Monitors individuals' health needs and documents such; accompanies individuals on medical/dental appointments as assigned by Team Leader/HC/RSC. 
  • Complies with all Milestone, Inc. policies and procedures. 
  • In compliance with Milestone, Incorporated's philosophy and policies toward Human Rights; immediately intervenes on behalf of the individual(s) served and reports to the appropriate supervisor and/or agency (OIG, IDPH, DCFS.)
  • Orders necessary forms and supplies from the appropriate personnel as needed. 
  • Other duties as needed or assigned. 

 QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum age of 18.

Completion of Habilitation Aide Training within the first 30 days of employment.

High School diploma or GED and passing of TABE testing.

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Must be able to intervene physically in behavioral or health related crisis.

Safe driving record/approved driver.

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