This position is a patient facing/clinical Support position. 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 Community skills. It also involves documentation and administration of medication to clients. The position also has the responsibility of monitoring the outdoor activities of the residents in varied weather conditions, and the ability to assist with the upkeep of the houses and grounds. Another responsibility is accompanying residents on community outings (including shopping trips, recreational outings, church, trash/recycling runs and other planned outings), driving state vehicles as provided by the CLLC.
Education and Experience:
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
The essential skills needed for this position include the ability to directly supervise adults with autism, the ability to provide assistance to them with all their daily needs including personal care, the ability to provide training in the home and on the farm, the ability to protect clients' rights, the ability to prevent and respond to problem behaviors, the ability to document clients' activities and behaviors, and the ability to help with upkeep of the house 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. The selected candidate may be required to undergo fingerprinting and a national background check.
Experience working with individuals with autism and /or developmental disabilities in a residential setting is preferred.
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.
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