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Down Home Ranch, Weekend Residential Assistant, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 10216

Sun, May 31, 2015

Explore this position and learn how to apply via your BTT Gateway account,  BTT Gateway Job ID 10216 

The Weekend Resident Assistant (WRA) is a part-time, weekend position, typically from Friday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. The WRA performs the a significant role in assisting people with intellectual disabilities.

• Demonstrable, significant educational, vocational, or volunteer experience providing direct care for vulnerable populations, i.e.
providing foster care, direct care to people with disabilities, serving as camp counselor, special education teacher, etc.
• Capable of managing household, including the preparation of meals from scratch
• Minimum age of 21; excellent driving record and able to pass extensive criminal and employee misconduct background checks
• Able to write standard English at 8th grade level and prepare daily documentation as required
• Commitment to win-win resolutions providing for optimal care and safety of residents
• Team player, willing to accept supervision and follow established chain of command
• Must be prepared to work in all houses, with all residents

• Work with residents to maintain safe, attractive and sanitary household
• Tactfully and respectfully provide coaching and supervision of residents in all domains of life
• Assist residents with preparing healthy, nutritious meals and snacks
• Assist residents with caring for clothes, rooms, cash, and possessions
• Cooperate with colleagues in providing educational and recreational opportunities for residents
• Supervise and record medication passes
• Complete and transmit records, forms, and logs
• Attend training sessions as required
• Read and comply with all requirements as spelled out in staff training, in the Policies and Procedures for ICF-MR at Down Home Ranch
and in the Employee Handbook
Housing & Amenities
• The WRA stays over the weekend in the home with Residents. The WRA may be required to sleep in the living area on a sofa or
rollaway bed. Linens will be provided.
• No pets or dependents; alcohol/drug/tobacco-free environment



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