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General Information


Job title: Residential Habilitation Support Specialist
Job location: Indianapolis / Central Indiana, IN 46226 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 01/14/11
Job type: Part-Time
Compensation: Competitive pay; medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits available for full-time staff after six months of service

Job Classification

Job Category:Certified Nurse Aide
HomeCare Aide
Home Health Aide

Job Description

Job description:
Residential Habilitation Support Specialist

Job Description: Provides and supports “hands-on” personal care assistance to clients with developmental disabilities or Autism. Responsible for the health, safety and welfare of the client. Assists the client in the acquisition, improvement and retention of skills necessary to support the individual to live successfully in their own home. Assists and trains clients and/or client families in activities of daily living. Typically requires state certification as Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) or Home Health Aide (HHA) or comparable experience and skills.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assists client with personal care including:
o mobility and transfers
o bathing
o grooming and personal hygiene
o oral hygiene
o shaving
o toileting and elimination
o dressing
o feeding
o monitoring of nutritional intake
• Assistance with meal planning, preparation and clean-up
• Awareness of and active in the development and implementation of ISP and Behavior Support Plans
• Maintaining a safe environment for the client
• Medication reminders and/or assistance
• Assistance with shopping and errands
• Assistance with chores and leisure activities
• Assistance with transportation
• Assistance with correspondence and bill paying
• Homemaker activities to assist the client to remain in a safe, clean and healthy home environment
• Other duties and responsibilities as needed

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Minimum Requirements:
• Must be at least 18 years old,
o Must demonstrate the ability to communicate adequately in order to a) complete required forms and reports of visits and b) follow oral or written instructions,
• Must demonstrate the ability to provide services according to an individual’s ISP,
• Must demonstrate willingness to accept supervision,
• Must demonstrate an interest in and empathy for individuals,
• Must have a negative TB screening prior to delivering services and updated as required,
• Must have CPR certification and be updated at least every two (2) years,
• Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and auto insurance if transporting clients and/or driving on company business,
• Must satisfy criminal history background requirements.
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