The primary purpose of this position will be to work with adult individuals with autism, in a residential setting. The job involves supervising adults with autism and providing assistance with their daily needs and training on Residential and Vocational Skills. It also involves documentation and administration of medication to clients. The job requires the ability to supervise Direct Care Staff and to develop effective working relationships with clients and parents. The position also has the responsibility of monitoring the outdoor work of the residents, in varied weather conditions, and the ability to assist with the upkeep of the houses, gardens and grounds. This position requires the staff member to supervise and participate in both indoor and outdoor recreation activities on the farm and in community outings with the clients.
Education and Experience:
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
Experience working with autistic adults in a residential setting is required, as well as knowledge/understanding of the culture of autism and its relationship to visual teaching strategies. The selected candidate may be required to undergo fingerprinting and a national background check.
Experience working with autistic adults in a residential setting. Knowledge of the culture of autism and its relationship to visual teaching strategies. Ability to supervise Direct Care Staff and to develop effective working relationships with clients, parents and staff. Ability to complete on-going assessments and the ability to record data in written format and consider the effect of treatment variables. This position is located in Pittsboro.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 170751
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