Visits client’s residences daily to aid clients with the implementing of Service Plan and program activities.
Provides hands-on assistance to program participants to aid in completion of contracted services (including, but not limited to housekeeping, meal prep, grocery shopping, money management, and community access).
Develops recreational and social activities with residents, in conjunction with Individual Service Plans.
Participates in regular staff training to develop basic knowledge and skills necessary to assist clients.
Maintains proper condition, cleanliness and safety of program participant residences, and responds appropriately to emergency situations.
Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures.
Associate Degree in Human Services or two years experience as a RPW or an equivalent combination of skills, experience and education may be considered, at the discretion of the Agency.
Ability read, write and verbally communicate with effectiveness.
Must have a valid Pennsylvania Driver's License and safe driving record.
Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the PA State Police and Child Abuse Clearance from the PA Department of Public Welfare.
Ability to safely operate a 16 Passenger Van.
Ability to assist and/or lift clients weighing up to 160 pounds, as may be required.
Ability to understand and follow supervisory direction.
Ability to work split shifts and flexibility to move to various center locations, when program needs dictate.
QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS MUST SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST TO THE SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA HUMAN SERVICES, INC., OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES, 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA 15022-1607, ATTENTION: DEPARTMENT 1259, NO LATER THAN 5:00 P.M., TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012.
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