Ongoing hiring in Joplin for people who want to make a positive change in others' lives.
This is an entry level human services position providing desired supports to persons with disabilities, in a residential setting, so that they may achieve the highest level of independent living possible within their community.
The Joplin Team primarily supports individuals who have a dual diagnosis. These individuals have some form of Intellectual Disability/Developmental Disability as well as a Psychiatric/Behavioral Diagnosis. These individuals are prone to exhibiting impulsive behaviors, poor decision making, and verbal/physical aggression. Behavioral Observation and Assessment and Crisis Intervention and Prevention Skills are used on a daily basis.
An employee in this class provides training and supports to assigned persons served in dressing, bathing, personal hygiene, house cleaning, laundry, and other activities of daily living. Additional responsibilities include assisting with the purchasing of groceries, training in food preparation, administering medications, and assist in the management of personal funds. This employee assists in the implementation of personal plans; contributes to the development and maintenance of a therapeutic environment; and establishes effective interpersonal relationships with each person served, their parents and/or guardians, and other members of the support team.
Full-Time and Part-Time openings available for day, evening, weekend and overnight shifts.
Must be 18 years old, have high school degree or equivalent, be an insured driver with a car available for work, must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen, and background checks.