We are now hiring for ARC Access. This program is designed to provide services to individuals with severe disabilities and Restricted Health Conditions whose needs cannot be met in a traditional day program. Many of these individuals are entering the community after residing at Agnews Developmental Center. The Community Access Specialist will perform the direct care services for this program.
COMMUNITY ACCESS SPECIALIST.
ARC Access provides services to individuals in-home and in some cases, community settings. The Community Access Specialist implements these services as developed by the Interdisciplinary team designed to encourage growth and development in the areas of recreation, education, community access and health. The Community Access Specialist completes extensive personal care in a thorough and professional manner.
Responsibilities for Community Access Specialist: Handles individual's medical and personal care needs in accordance with licensing guidelines. Develops a supportive, goal-oriented relationship with individuals served. Provides low ratio interaction that is designed to provide stimulation, joy and interest for the individual served.
Primary Duties include: Develop plan and goals for individual served. Implement services. Explore and utilize any and all available resources. Document progress and complete all necessary reports and records.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR COMMUNITY ACCESS SPECIALIST:
Required personal characteristics and skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated commitment to excellence in services and high enthusiasm for the mission of the agency. Good writing and basic math skills. The ability to self-start, work autonomously and with a team is critical. Nursing care experience and knowledge is preferred. Driver's license and good driving record required.
Preferred Education: C.N.A. or equivalent education. Additional experience may be substituted for education.
Preferred Experience: A minimum of two years experience providing direct services to persons with disabilities within an activity or nursing setting. Preference given to applicants with experience in goal plan development and activity planning.
Location: Must be able to work at any/all locations in the Fremont-Hayward-Newark-Union City area. (No Antioch, El Cerrito, Richmond, or Pleasant Hill openings at this time.)
Hours: Daytime hours, part-time, Mon-Fri 9am–1pm, 20 hrs. per week.
Compensation: $14.75 per hour plus benefits (paid sick, vacation and holiday time, medical, dental and 403b)
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