Adelante Development Center
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Supported Lvng Staff I
at Adelante Development Center
Supported Lvng Staff I
Full-time, Graveyard shift (Awake)
General Description of Duties:
Assists adults with special needs with all personal care (i.e., oral care, attends assistance, toileting, repositioning, bathing, eating, skin care, eating, etc.); responsible for completion of household duties (i.e., meal preparation, cleaning, laundry, etc.); upon completion of specialized training, assists adults with special needs with health care regimens (i.e. medication, therapy plans, etc.); completes all required daily and shift documentation. Assists with developing and implementing plans and directives; assists with planning, implementing, accompanying and transporting adults with special needs on/to activities in the community, including vacations and working toward community acceptance and integration of individuals; communicates with consumers directly; encourages client independence in all aspects of home (i.e. household duties and community activities including entertainment, walks, etc.)
Education and Training
High School Diploma (or equivalent) required with post high school, college preferred. English Language reading, writing, and verbal communication skills are required in order to perform the essential functions of the position. This includes the ability to give and receive instructions in written and verbal forms and to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients, supervisors and co-workers. Must be able to handle behavior problems and individuals with medical problems. Have the ability to present a friendly, courteous image for the Agency to the general public, customers, and public officials. Experience working with developmental disabilities preferred. Must complete specific certifications (from our training department) and maintain those certifications throughout employment.
Must pass TB test, drug screening and background check (Mandatory finger printing and screening by State of NM and FBI). Must have reliable transportation, valid NM driver’s license, insurable driving record and proof of current liability insurance. Must have effective verbal communication and writing skills. Must be able to stand and walk continuously. Must be able to lift 50 lbs as well as support 70-100 lbs. occasionally. Adelante is a drug free workplace. Adelante is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
We prefer that applicants complete these WorkKeys assessments; Workplace Observation, Locating Information, and Reading for Information. Please submit a copy of your WorkKeys scores when completing an application. To learn more about WorkKeys assessments, or to request a FREE KeyTrain account to take practice exams, please visit: http://claimyourtalent.org. To schedule an appointment to take these three (3) WorkKeys assessments at no charge, please visit: http://skillstestingnm.schedulething.com/. If you have taken these WorkKeys assessments within the last three years, please submit your transcripts with your application.