Job Description

Part time positions available in SEWICKLEY supporting a female who is wheelchair bound and requires in home assistance (primarily with ADL’s and personal hygience). We are actively recruiting staff to work part time evening shifts (example: 2-9pm throughout the week: Tuesday – Thursday). Part time staff can work up to 29 hours per week. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Listed below are the essential functions of the MDSS. This list is not all inclusive, and you will be required to perform other tasks as determined necessary by supervisory personnel: Helps program participant’s with developmental disability evaluate their strengths and weaknesses; Identifies skill areas that may need to be developed; Assists program participants in setting goals for developing community living skills; Helps program participants maintain housing through skill building in daily living skills; Trains program participants in community living skills (i.e. medication use, diet, exercise, grooming, housekeeping, shopping, budgeting, health appointments, anti-victimization, etc.); Assists program participants in developing social skills, interests and leisure time activities; Evaluates program participant’s progress; Completes timely documentation requirements for the Supportive Living Program; Must be available to provide services to program participants where and when these services are needed. This includes requests of both an emergency and non-emergency nature and will necessitate evening and weekend availability on the part of the staff. This will be accomplished through flexible working schedules and through participation in an On-Call System; Establishes and maintains a clear communication with inter-agency and intra-agency staff regarding caseloads; Attends and participates in inter-agency and intra-agency case staffings, information meetings and staff meetings; Attends and participates in scheduled staff development activities and Agency/program committees; Communicates with tenants about their roles and responsibilities concerning apartment maintenance; Reports any and all unusual incidents/incidents within 24 hours in an accurate, objective manner as described by policy and procedure; Advocates and creates a situation conducive to the resident’s development of skills necessary to maximize independence; Completes other tasks as assigned. Join a TEAM that prides itself on making a difference in the lives of the consumers we serve in Allegheny & Washington County.

Qualifications

Applicant must be: 18 years of age; possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.equivalent, 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 and have their own vehicle. CNA preferred.