KBWay is a Supported Living Agency that supports a client with Autism and Epilepsy in his own home and community. We are a person center model. House-hold duties such as light cleaning, washing clothes, meal preparation, grocery shopping, driving him to places and assist the client with going to movies, restaurants and more! Our client needs help with Hygiene and being safe in his home and community at all times. He enjoys car rides to the beach & bay. We train in the area(s) of Seizure Protocol and Pro-Act. Once you complete our training, you will receive a certificate. We offer both Medical & Dental Insurance to our employees who work 30 hours a week or more.
Currently we have a full-time position Monday - Friday 2pm to 10pm.
We offer Medical and Dental and Dental Insurance after 90 days.
A medical background is highly desirable. Yet, we are willing to train anyone who may want to learn more about our clients diagnosis.
Job duties to include:
- Accessing community resources
- Support healthy food choices and meal preparation
- Budgeting personal expenses for meals and community outings
- Support and enhance client's decision-making and self-advocacy skills
- Increase and facilitate making new friends
- Asserting his rights through self-advocacy
- Make sure client practices safe street rules out in the community
- Reminders about Personal Hygiene. i.e., wash hands, brush hair and teeth
- Assist client with daily shower
- Make calls for 24-hour emergency assistance when threats to client's health, safety and well-being occur
- 24-hour Supervision provided by Personal Attendants
- Staff makes sure client's driver to program has a Gatorade and 1 Ativan Pill with him in the event client has a seizure at Program or on the freeway
- Must be mature, self-reliant and willingness to learn more about Autism & Epilepsy.
- Having a medical background of any kind a plus.
- Have a good sense of humor, compassion and be kind
- Must be able to cover extra shifts from time to time
- Must have strong communications skills and be a team player is vital with our outstanding staff since all shifts have 2 Direct Support Professionals
- Must have CPR and First Aide
- Must have a clean driving record in order to drive the client around in KBWays Company Car
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Posting ID: 587867232Posted: 2020-11-18