Therapeutic Alternatives, Inc. Group Home Paraprofessional in Asheboro, North Carolina
Working in a Group Home with adults with disability or mental illness. To provide persons supported with quality services. Assisting them to become as independent as possible. Transporting them to outing in community, doctors appointment, etc. Assisting them to reach the goals that have been developed for them.
To receive, read, and be familiar with the Employee Handbook regards personnel Policies and Procedures for theagency.
Required knowledge, skills, abilities, and specific consumer competencies: Knowledge of basic principles of I/DD,ability to work with persons who may be different from me in areas of ability, age, economic status, socially, etc;
empathy and understanding of consumer problems and ability to respond to these problems;
ability to determine consumer needs; ability to engage with and build a rapport with the person served.
Become familiar with and implement the individual’s habilitation plan-the Individual Support Plan to address theindividual’s identified goals according to the service definition.
Document the service provided in progress notes. The basic data included in these notes will includeobservations, consumer participation, and progress, behavior changes, or any pertinent information relating to the consumer. All documentation must be completed on the day the service is provided and completed in BLACK INK only. Use of “white-out” is not acceptable.
Adhere to company policy that prohibits taking a person supported to a private residence without written approval ofadministration or leaving consumer unattended in a vehicle or at any other public place.
Submit all required documentation by the deadlines specified by the Supervisor.
Obtain and keep current all training required by the agency, according to the service provided and according to theindividual’s needs. Understand that failure to renew training by date due will result in immediate removal from schedule until training is brought up-to-date.
Attend all mandatory staff meetings and consumer conferences or give advance notice to Supervisor as to reason(s)
for inability to attend.
Receive supervision from Supervisor/Qualified Professional (QP) or Associate Professionals (AP) grandfathered inas of the waiver implementation of 3/31/12 at least quarterly and as needed either face-to-face, via phone, or group staff meetings.
All paraprofessionals and associate professionals will be supervised by a Qualified Professional in accordance with
G.S. NCAC 27 G .0204 (b) (c) (f) and according to licensure or certification requirements of the appropriatediscipline.
Work only authorized hours unless specifically approved in advance by Supervisor/Administrator.
Report changes in person’s condition, family situation, or needs to the Supervisor.
Report any allegation of consumer abuse, neglect, or exploitation of consumer to Supervisor to beinvestigated and an incident report to be completed, along with a report to the local DSS.
Report any destruction or theft of agency property to Supervisor.
Report any possible fraud against the consumer or agency to the Supervisor to be investigated.
Perform other duties as required by circumstances.
Must be 25 years old
Must have a High School Diploma or GED
Must be able to read, write, understand, and follow directions.
Must have no substantiated findings on the NC Health Care Abuse Registry
Must meet SBI and DMV requirements of LME/MCO contracts.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Must have 3 Full years of driving experience.
Must have acceptable level of automobile liability insurance.
Experience with persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities preferred but not required.
Must be willing to complete all required trainings as assigned.
Must have access to a device with internet connection at the time services are rendered.
Shift: 2nd Shift
External Company Name: Therapeutic Alternatives
External Company URL: www.mytahome.com
Street: 218 Pineview Rd