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***NEW PROGRAM – Burlington County – Willingboro, NJ
Sawtelle Residence Willingboro is a program provides a supervised home for young women, over 21 years of age, on the autism spectrum. The consumers receive assistance with activities of daily living, medical care and recreation, as well attending educational and/or vocational day programs.
Personal Assistants are expected to have a unique sensitivity to recognize and appropriately respond to clients who may have evidenced difficulties. Provide quality daily care (personal hygiene, housekeeping, meal preparation, and other related tasks) to ensure the health and safety of clients in the residence and community.
Duties and Responsibilities Include but not limited: Assist clients in meeting their individual goals and objectives as defined in their Individual Habilitation Plan. Dependent on client’s IHP, teach/support the client with the following: bath, toilet, change adult absorbent underwear and linens, grooming and dressing, and self-administration of medication. Demonstrate a basic understanding of medications, purpose and side effects. Demonstrate proper body mechanics and mobility transfer technique to prevent injuries. De-escalate potential crisis situations and if necessary be prepared to control client physically. Keep accurate and timely records.
Requirements Must be at least 21 years or older with a valid driver’s license.
H.S. Diploma/G.E.D. College preferred with some supervisory experience.
DDD experience preferred.
All new hires are required to attend a week orientation: Monday through Monday 8:45am-4:00pm, upon hire.
Additional Information: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview.
YCS is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer