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Resident Assistant - Addison Group Home

Company: DuPage County Health Department
Location: Wheaton
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

JOBWe are now offering a Sign on Bonus and Changing our Hours to a 4 day work week! The DuPage County Health Department is looking for a new team member at our Addison Group Home to work as a Residential Assistant. Working in this position, you will have the opportunity to provide life-changing assistance to adult clients, who live with behavioral health disorders. Our program focuses on teaching clients to live independently with the goal of being able to live self-sufficiently within a community. All positions provide an opportunity to make a positive difference in your community, while gaining valuable experience working in the field of Human Services. Position Hours: Wednesday to Saturday 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm Our starting rate is $15.00 per hour, with a $2.00 per hour shift differential for our second shift as well as a $1,500.00 sign on bonus that is payable within your first 30 days! Overtime is also available!As a full-time DuPage County employee, you will be eligible for our full comprehensive benefit package. Click on the Benefits tab to review our benefits. If your passion is a desire to help others and to make a difference in people's lives, then apply today and join our team! We at the DuPage County Health Department, value our employees and take great pride in providing the ability for them to have a good work life balance. EXAMPLE OF DUTIESProvides assistance to adult clients with serious behavioral health issues, n learning independent living skills using various methods of role modeling and motivational interviewing. Demonstrating and assisting with tasks such as; making a shopping list,preparing meals or following recipe instructionsProvides education and direction on proper hygiene and grooming and demonstrates housekeeping skillsMonitors overall personal safety of residents including crisis interventionParticipates and encourages clients with individual and group recreational activities such as sewing, cooking and artMonitors medication effectiveness and may observe clients taking medicationsAssists in facilitating transportation including assisting clients in attending all scheduled appointmentsPerforms tasks related to maintaining environmental standards in residential facilities and vehiclesMaintains records according to health department policies and assists in managing clients' financial accountsMaintains confidentiality of privileged information and adheres to client privacy lawsParticipates in emergency activities as assignedMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSMust be 21 years of age. Experience Preferred, but not required. A qualified candidate must possess a valid State of Illinois Driver's license and good driving record. New employees must attend a (Paid) New Hire Orientation program on the first shift.

Keywords: DuPage County Health Department, Wheaton , Resident Assistant - Addison Group Home, Other , Wheaton, Illinois

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