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Title

Supportive Living Staff 

Req Number SUP-20-00022  
Open Date 8/10/2020  
Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 0  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

The Supportive Living Companion works under immediate supervision, provides individually tailored services and activities within the consumer's home and community; ensures services are delivered as designed to assist in acquiring, retaining, and improving the consumer's self-help, socialization, and adaptive skills and activities that relate directly to active treatment, goals, and objectives; reports incidents to appropriate contact(s);completes activity logs that occur during the work time frame as linked to the person centered plan objectives; provides other documents as required; and maintains compliance with required personnel documents. Knowledge should consist of course or learned experiences in providing companionship, care, and protection to individuals with developmental or related disabilities. 

POSITION: MONDAY- FRIDAY 12:AM - 8:00AM OVERNIGHT

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Provides services and activities to the consumer within their home and community as determined by goals and objectives in a person centered plan.

2. Trains and supports individual in independent living skills, home management skills, cooking, cleaning, socialization, including supported employment in the community, and other identified skills needed to foster independence.

3. Follows procedures within 24 hours for incidents identified according to Department of Human Services policy.

4. Completes activity logs that occur during the work time frame as identified within the person centered plan objectives.

5. For any change affecting the individual, reports, as applicable, any change affecting the individual receiving services.

6. If necessary, ensures the consumer is reminded when it is necessary to take and/or refill medication.

7. Completes and provides documents as required.

8. Meets initial and on-going annual training requirements.

9. Maintains compliance with required personnel documents.

10. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

 
Position Requirements

High School diploma OR GED plus 1 year relevant supervised experience (public health, human services or other community service agency).

Additionally, all Supported Living Companions hired after 11/01/07 must have the following:

  1. The ability to understand written activity plans, execute instructions, and document services delivered.
  2. Have the ability to communicate effectively with consumers.
  3. Have the ability to access emergency service systems.
  4. Have the ability to access transportation services required as appropriate.
  5. Have satisfactorily passed a criminal background check, and adult and child maltreatment registry checks. Criminal background and adult maltreatment checks must be repeated every five (5) years, and child maltreatment checks must be repeated every two (2) years.
  6. Have completed a drug screen prior to employment in accordance with the organizations policies and procedures.

Must possess current valid driver's license, have current auto liability insurance coverage and registration and be physically able to drive to various locations in Arkansas.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.

 
Location Northwest Arkansas Waiver  
EOE Statement PATHFINDER INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER  
Close Date  
About the Organization PATHFINDER, INC. POSITIONS ARE SAFETY SENSITIVE. A SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION IS ONE WHERE THE EMPLOYEE HOLDING THIS POSITION HAS THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR HIS/HER OWN SAFETY AND/OR OTHER PEOPLE'S SAFETY. A PERSON IN A SAFETY SENSITIVE JOB MUST HAVE A SHARP MIND AND PERFORM THE JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES CAREFULLY.  
City BENTONVILLE 

Position # 39-00441-*** 

Salary Range $10.50 

Grade None Specified 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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