High school graduate or GED
B. WORK EXPERIENCE
Experience relevant to individuals with developmental disabilities and their growth and development.
C. COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken and written word required. Those activities in which the individual must convey detailed or important spoken or written instructions and information to students, their families, staff, management personnel and public safety officials, accurately, loudly, or quickly. Must be able to communicate effectively. The ability to speak clearly and concisely, and to convey information or articulate an opinion is essential for this position. Must be comfortable speaking / presenting to an individual or to groups. The ability to convey your message in writing using proper grammar is a basic requisite for this position.
D. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Knowledge of arithmetic and their applications, and ability to perform these mathematical operations.
E. REASONING ABILITY
Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to oversee concurrent implementation and planning. Ability to tolerate interruptions and still be able to prioritize and focus to meet standards of quality in accuracy, attention to detail and time constraints. Ability to learn policies and procedures and apply them to various circumstances including the ability to interpret needs and respond in standardized situations. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
F. OTHER SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS
Availability to work nights, and early mornings, and/or to travel on an as needed basis.
G. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
H. PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make discriminations in sound.
Sedentary Work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.
Visual Acuity. The employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data; viewing a computer screen, extensive reading.
The employee must be able to complete restraint training and restrain an individual when necessary.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee may be required to periodically stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee may be required to occasionally climb or balance.
I. WORK ENVIRONMENT
The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
The Overnight Staff reports directly to the House Manager and Director of Adult Residential Supports.
III. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Overnight Asleep Staff's role is to provide emergency support to the Overnight Awake Staff to insure the health and safety of individuals supported by the Division during the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. (or as specified by the site specific staffing pattern). The Overnight Asleep Staff is allowed to sleep (between the hours of 11:30 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.) in a designated area within the house. In the event of an emergency, the Overnight Asleep Staff must report to the Awake Overnight Staff and provide assistance as necessary. The emergency situation is defined by the House Manager and Director of Adult Residential Supports.
Providing supervision of individuals supported by the Division in the event of an emergency as designated by the House Manager and Director of Adult Residential Supports and/or the Awake Overnight Staff.
When necessary, the implementation of personal care, behavioral, and/or instructional programs as designed for individuals supported by the Division.
When necessary, the collection of overnight behavioral, medical, or instructional data as directed.
Reporting of any health and safety issues to the House Manager and Director of Adult Residential Supports.
Reporting of any behavioral observations to the Residential Supervisor and Program Coordinator.
When necessary, monitoring the house to insure that all individuals in the assigned areas are supervised according to agency policy.
Participation in the morning "wake-up" routines for the individuals in the house which may include breakfast preparation, toileting routines, and dressing activities as assigned.
Participation in scheduled inservice training sessions as required by agency policy.
Staff are responsible for supporting individuals in a dignified and respectful manner. Staff are encouraged to support individuals by providing them with opportunities to choose relationship, employment and community experiences which are meaningful to them and which promote their health and welfare. All employees are required to be knowledgeable in the Evergreen Center Division of Adult Supports’ Mission and committed to its stated philosophy.
Performance of other reasonably related duties as assigned by the House Manager and Director of Adult Residential Supports, Vice President of Program Operations, or the Executive Director.