Group Home Paraprofessional

Greensboro, NC 27420

Posted: 02/19/2024 Industry: Medical Assistant Job Number: MG422517119

Job Description

Group Home Paraprofessional

Hours:  3rd Shift Alternate Weekend Nights (32 hrs),   2nd & 4th Weekends of each month,   Fridays 11p-8a,  Saturdays 8p-8a and Sundays 8p-7a
Location: Greensboro, NC

We are seeking dedicated and compassionate individuals to join our team as Group Home Paraprofessionals. As a ParaProfessional in our group home setting, you will play a crucial role in providing support and care to individuals with diverse abilities and needs. Your responsibilities will include fostering a positive and inclusive environment, assisting with daily living activities, and promoting independence among residents.

 Group Home Paraprofessional Responsibilities: 
  • Client Support
  • Provide direct care and support to individuals in the group home
  • Assist residents with daily living activities, including personal hygiene, meal preparation, and medication management
  • Foster a supportive and empowering environment for residents with diverse abilities.
 Behavioral Support:
  • Implement behavioral support plans as directed by the supervisor.
  • Use positive reinforcement techniques to encourage desired behaviors and enhance residents' social skills.
 Community Integration:
  • Facilitate community outings and activities to promote socialization and integration.
  • Support residents in participating in community events and programs.
 Documentation and Reporting:
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of resident progress and daily activities.
  • Report any incidents, concerns, or changes in residents' behavior to the appropriate supervisor
 Communication:
  • Collaborate with team members, therapists, and other professionals to ensure coordinated care.
  • Communicate effectively with residents, their families, and external service providers.
 Group Home Paraprofessional Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent.  
  • Individuals with MR/IDD ICF experience CPR/ First aid, medication admin and NCI+certification preferred
  • Ability to read and write proficiently in English.  
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.
  • Must be able to lift or support approximately 75 lbs either assisted or unassisted.  Must be able to stoop, bend, and reach overhead.  
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods. (full-time & PRN only)
  • Must be up to date with COVID vaccinations.
  • Must be able to work the below schedule:
 Benefits:
  • $15 - $19 per hour (depends on experience)
  • Annual pay increase after 1 year of employment with exemplary work record
 
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Contact us at (336) 455-9558 for more information. OR Apply here today!
 

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