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Requisition Number 17-0061
Title Supported Lvng Staff I
City Albuquerque
State NM
Description General Description of Duties: Full-time, part-time and PRN (as needed).

Assists adults with special needs with all personal care (i.e., oral care, attends assistance, toileting, repositioning, bathing, eating, skin care, 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.)
Requirements

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.

Other Requirements

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. 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.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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