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Direct Support Aide

Company: Stanislaus County Department of Workforce Developm
Location: Modesto
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: -Direct Support Aide, Part-timeReports To: -Assistant Program DirectorDepartment: Day Program ServicesFLSA Status: Non-ExemptBenefits: -NoneHourly Wage: $16.50To apply: Please send resume to -dgarcia@odsinc.orgSUMMARYUnder the direction of Management of Day Program Services, Instructor I is responsible for providing training and support to adults with developmental disabilities that are behaviorally challenged and/or dual diagnosed. The support services will always consist of providing direct service daily and ensuring the consumers health and safety. Complies with Agency policies and procedures and demonstrates appropriate Employee Standards of Conduct.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Must be willing to work in a team-oriented work environment.
  • Provide direct service training and supervision to individuals with disabilities in classroom and community settings.
    • Provide appropriate supervision to individuals served that ensures health and safety.
    • Provide transportation to program consumers in the community.
    • Provide non-aversive training techniques to individuals served by ODS.
    • Responsible for obtaining, disbursing and providing documentation for consumer petty cash use for training purposes.
    • Exercise good judgment and deploy crisis techniques needed to appropriately and effectively respond to behavioral crisis situations.
    • Implement training goals and objectives for individuals served as outlined in ODS program design and Individual Program Plan.
    • Effectively work as an Interdisciplinary Team member by providing clear, concise and accurate information as it relates to progress and techniques needed to provide quality services to individuals served by ODS.
    • Collect and report accurate data.
    • Communicate information in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work environment.
    • Provide First Aid treatment as needed.
    • Participate in and successfully complete all required training and certification.
    • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
    • Can be depended on to report to work at the scheduled time, and complete work in a timely, accurate and thorough manner.
    • The essential duties and responsibilities contained herein describe the scope of this position but should not be an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other areas to cover absences or relief to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESThis job has no managerial responsibilities.EDUCATION AND RESPONSIBILITIESHigh school diploma or equivalent; and have basic knowledge of psychology.ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTSMust be at least eighteen years of age (or twenty-five years of age if driving/working for the Special Olympics); posses a valid California drivers license; clear DMV record that meets or exceeds company policy and safe/reliable vehicle with valid automobile insurance as required by California law for the purpose of transporting program consumers in the community; must be physically and mentally fit to work with individuals who can be potentially harmful to self and/or others; must be able to meet or exceed ODS pre-employment functional capabilities standard physical and drug test; MUST have an unrestricted - capability to employ Professional Assault Response Training used to deal with crisis situations; must - be able to successfully complete and maintain Red Cross First Aid and Adult CPR certification; be able to meet or exceed Community Care Licensing standards; and participate in, and successfully complete, all other required training and certifications.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, data collection, procedure manuals. - Ability to summarize and write progress notes. - Ability to speak effectively before groups and agency contacts of ODS.MATHAMETICAL SKILLSAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. - Must have the ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.REASONING ABILITYMust have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. - Also possess the ability to respond to crisis situations in a safe and responsible manner.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Stanislaus County Department of Workforce Developm, Modesto , Direct Support Aide, Other , Modesto, California

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