Home Care Provider
Alameda County, Concord, Contra Costa County, Fremont, Livermore - CA, Oakland - CA, Pleasant Hill, Pleasnton - CA, Richmond - CA, San Leandro - CA
Posted 4 weeks ago

 
Objective – An ILS instructor provides aid and instruction to adult clients with developmental disabilities who want to and need assistance to live more independently. Common disabilities clients may have include, but are not limited to Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Seizure Disorder and Developmental Delay.

Description of Service Types

ILS services help adults with developmental disabilities work on skills they struggle with to become more independent. The skills can range from cooking and cleaning, to renting their own apartment and paying utilities. All goals are set by the client and dictated by their individual needs and goals.

Expectations –  An ILS instructor is expected to follow the goal plan, which lays out step by step instructions on how to reach the goals, help the client plan and develop resources, provide instructions on how to reach the goals, help the client plan and develop resources, provide instruction in areas the client is struggling with, and keep track of the goals and the clients progress through them. An ILS instructor is also expected to provide basic supportive assistance to clients who need help with specific tasks while ILS services are being conducted.

Tasks – An ILS instructor must follow a client’s goal plan and also provide support and instruction on any goal listed in the plan. This may require the instructor to go to the store, ride public transportation, attend social events with the client, among other activities during scheduled services times.

Personal Care – The Instructor must help with any necessary assistive services noted and required in the client’s goal plan. This can include toileting, transferring, feeding or other services based on the client’s needs during the instruction time.

Basic Abilities Needed to Perform the Job:

  • Must have the ability to set limits, supervise and maintain a safe and positive environment
  • Must have the ability to engage the client in a manner appropriate to their skill level
  • Must have the ability to provide instruction to the client in a friendly, patient and caring manner
  • Must have the ability to follow a written plan
  • Must have the ability to track goals and what was worked on during an instructional period
  • Must be able to learn new skills and help the client acquire them
  • Must have the physical ability to transfer and/or lift a client from a wheelchair to a toilet, to a bed, et cetera and possibly chase if the client runs toward any dangerous situation
  • Must have the ability to initiate and receive verbal communications between managers, clients, and parents regarding how to deliver services and resolve issues
  • Must be able to provide references who can verify successful employment and/or volunteering experience
  • Must be able to arrive at work on time as scheduled, be able to complete your timesheets appropriately, track your hours based on assignments given to you by office staff, and not work more than approved
  • Must be able to keep office staff informed at all times of current phone numbers, email address, and residential/mailing adress

 

Job Features

Job Category

Home Care

Contact

Dominique Stean (dstean@successcenters.org)

Salary

$14.50 -17.50 an hr

Hours

Full time, Part time, On- Call , Temp

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