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On-Call Resident Assistant-Immediate Hiring Need!

Company: DuPage County Health Department
Location: Wheaton
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

JOBWe have an immediate hiring need for a on-call Resident Assistant!The DuPage County Health Department is looking for a new team member to work in an On-call role as a Residential Assistant. In this role, you will have the opportunity to provide life-changing assistance to adults with behavioral health disorders who live in group homes throughout DuPage County. 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. This position requires the ability to work 3 shifts per month. The starting pay for our first shift is $15.00 per hour with a shift differential of $2.00 for second shift and $2.50 for third shift. 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 mental illnesses in 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 assigned MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must 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 , On-Call Resident Assistant-Immediate Hiring Need!, Other , Wheaton, Illinois

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