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Residential Support Staff in Nazareth, PA at Resources For Human Development, Inc.

Date Posted: 12/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Nazareth, PA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/12/2018

Job Description



Description/Job Summary

THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY AREA, APPROXIMATELY 60 MILES NORTH OF PHILADELPHIA, PA.

We seek to hire full-time, part-time and on-call (as needed) staff. Competitive salary provided with Comprehensive benefits package offered for full-time work only.

The On Our Way program helps young adults diagnosed with ID and autism to develop skills necessary to achieve success and satisfaction in the community.  Each individual has unique strengths, needs and preferences that must be considered and supported in all interactions.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Staff will promote the individual's ability to live happily, healthily and safely in the community. 
  • Provides personal care, as needed, to maintain their health and appropriate public appearance. 
  • This may include bathing, diapering, tooth brushing and other personal care. Implements supportive interventions, especially in times of crisis, such as, episodes of self-injurious behavior and aggression.

Minimum education required for this position is

  • HS/GED, however, an applicant with a Bachelor's degree in social work, education, sociology or psychology or another related field, is preferred. 
  • Prior experience in the human service, education or rehabilitation field is desired.
General Qualifications:
  • Must possess a strong work ethic.
  • Good interpersonal skills and have good oral and written communication skills. 
  • Should be reliable, consistent, flexible and willing to learn creative strategies to support adolescents and young adults with disabilities. 
  • Maturity and sound judgment to provide appropriate guidance and intervention during crisis situations, required.

Must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid Driver's License, to receive consideration.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.