Are you looking for a career that is centered around giving back and making an impact on someone’s life? Join our team and be a part of an organization that strives to improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Aacres is looking for people that are engaging, energetic and passionate about making an impact in peoples’ lives!
We need your motivation and ability to demonstrate patience as you maintain a therapeutic and safe environment. You will contribute as a member of a team and will be responsible for implementing specialized support giving care in a residential setting. It is Aacres goal that with your help we can provide a safe and prosperous environment for our clients to succeed.
The purpose of this position is to provide direct personalized support to ensure supported individuals' safety and health is maintained and they can experience the nature and quality of life of their choice based on their needs, preferences, aspirations, and decisions consistent with program guidelines, policies & procedures. Direct personalized supports include basic living skills, communication, community interaction, and recreation. Additional responsibilities include maintaining a clean, safe, stimulating living environment, providing transportation, and supporting individuals to become active members of their community. Service provisions focus on maintaining or enhancing the individual's dignity, well-being, autonomy, personal choice, self-esteem and teaching functional skills that are alternatives to manipulative behavior.
Benefits offered to you as an employee:
Competitive Benefits Package: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and 401K plan
Paid time off (PTO) - accrues upon hire!
Long- and short-term disability
Supplemental Insurance products
Fully Paid training
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Effective communication and interpersonal skills are needed. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must have the ability to satisfy a background check and comply with the company's drug free workplace policy.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Demonstrated competency with skills and abilities to work successfully with the challenging behaviors of supported individuals in care.
Demonstrated competency in basic knowledge of daily living skills, communication, community interaction and recreation.
Demonstrated capacity to be an appropriate role model, including exhibiting mature behavior and making appropriate decisions.
High School Diploma or GED required