Residential Support Specialist #1563

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DESCRIPTION: Provide direct supervision and support to an individual with Developmental Disabilities in a residential setting living in the Barre area. Support provided at the home and in the community includes implementing behavioral programming while promoting independence and daily living skills.

30 hours/week with benefits. Evenings and weekends are required.

SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Provide structure and support to lead an active and healthy lifestyle
  • Successfully follow and implement written behavioral programming within the home
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently
  • Communicate well both verbally and in writing with all parties involved (guardian, case manager, other support providers, etc.).
  • Complete all agency-required paperwork accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Follow and implement all agency policies and procedures.
  • Willing to learn crisis de-escalation
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned
  • Provide transportation in personal vehicle

 

Qualifications: 

Education: Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Must possess a valid driver’s license, excellent driving record, and have access to a safe, reliable, insured vehicle.

Experience:

Experience providing direct instruction and therapeutic services to adults with challenging behaviors preferred.

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