North Star Community Services
  • Waterloo, IA, USA
  • $12.50
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

North Star Community Services provides quality services and a fun and positive environment and experience for the people we serve and our employees!

We are currently seeking applications for a ON CALL Floater position for Day Habilitation Specialist-On CALL to supervise leisure activities with persons with disabilities in the Waterloo Center.

Responsibilities include:

  • participate in the person-centered planning process, and other team meetings on behalf of persons served
  • instruct, supervise, and assist persons served in the development of social, leisure, recreational, communication, safety other skills in accordance with their person-centered plan, and the scope of services as defined by Iowa Administrative Code
  • provide personalized and loving care, training and support based on the needs of the individuals and their written person-centered plan
  • plan, prepare, and lead social and educational activities
  • ensure environments are comfortable, productive, and stimulating
  • ability and willingness to assist with personal hygiene needs, and assisting with feeding
  • plan, prepare, and engage in a variety of community-based activities (a.k.a. community integration)
  • utilize agency and/or public transportation, as needed
  • working on planned goals and objectives
  • provide written documentation of services provided that include details of staff interventions, and how the consumer responded as outlined by funding source regulations
  • provide basic housekeeping, including laundry, dishes, and light cleaning
  • communicate with family members and other care providers as directed (i.e., communication logs, etc.)
  • report incidents and other safety issues to supervisor

Qualifications and Required Training:

  • Applicants must be physically able to assist persons served as needed
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Training or experience working with people who have disabilities
  • Meet requirements for driving record and background checks

NOTE: This position requires physical abilities that include one or more of the following (this is not a comprehensive list): pushing or pulling persons in wheelchairs, transferring persons weighing at least 100 pounds to and from wheelchairs with another staff person, lifting 25 pounds, frequent bending, stooping, kneeling motions, physical interventions.

This is a Part time position (a minimum of 24 hours a month), Monday thru Friday. Starting wage $11.25, dependent on experience & education.

Supervises: No supervisory responsibilities

Supervised by: Day Habilitation Supervisor Applications accepted at 3420 University Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701 until position is filled. For more information about North Star Community Services, visit us on the web at EEO/AA

For more information about North Star Community Services, visit us on the web at EEO/AA

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