Working in an apartment setting with adults with disability or mental illness. To provide persons supported with quality services and assisting them to become as independent as possible. Transporting them to outing in community, doctors appointment, etc. Assisting them to reach the goals that have been developed for them.
11.To receive, read, and be familiar with the Employee Handbook regards personnel Policies and Procedures for the agency
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge of basic principles of I/DD, ability to work with persons who may be different from me in areas of ability, age, economic status, etc.; empathy and understanding of consumer problems and ability to respond to these problems; ability to determine consumer needs; ability to engage with and build a rapport with the person served.
Requires a high school diploma or GED.
All employees must have a valid driver’s license and 3 full years of driving experience, no DWI on their driving record for at least the past 7 years, a safe driving record, and an acceptable level of automobile liability insurance.
Must have no substantiated findings on the NC Personnel Registry and not be listed on the HHS/OIG List of Excluded Individual/Entities. SBI and DMV records must meet the requirements of area mental health contracts.
Experience with persons with mental illness required.