Job Description

FUNCTIONS: Listed below are the essential functions of your position. This list is not all inclusive, and you will be required to perform other tasks as determined necessary by supervisory personnel: Assists with behavioral training and habilitation support to the clients primarily at the Day Program setting; provides behavioral support at the Day Program residential site during absences from Day Program due to an illness or a holiday; assists with escort support during daytime transportation to Day Program or health appointments; provides gradual physical guidance as designed in behavioral plan and under the instructions from QMRP/PS Supervisory Staff and ICF/MR Behavioral Consultant; performs physical restraint techniques as designed in behavioral plan and under the direction of the QMRP/PS Supervisory Staff; acts as liaison between day program and residential sites to include the completion of dual daily case notes and attendance at all team meetings; prepares in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and revising the clients Individual Habitation Plans, treatment plans, and similar strategies, as well as related components.

Qualifications

Full time, daylight/weekday Program Assistant position available in Pleasant Hills, PA ~ Day Services Department (ATF/ASC).  Prior work experience in a Day Program setting or DD experience preferred. Applicants must: Be 18 years of age; possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent; have a minimum of 1 year direct experience in working in a human service agency with individuals who have developmental disabilities; and have a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license with a clean driving record for the past three years, as required by Step By Step, Inc.’s insurance carrier.