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Life Skills Program Instructor- NEW

Community Resource Network of Florida Inc. Port Charlotte, FL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Company Overview

Community Resource Network of Florida is looking for a fun, compassionate, dependable Life Skills Program Instructor to help Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) achieve their highest level of independence and live a meaningful life.  We are looking for applicants that have a passion for helping others and making a difference in someone's life! 

Job Summary

 Life Skills instructors assist adults with Intellectual and/or developmental disabilities with a person-centered approach. We assist individuals with learning Self-Advocacy, Rights Education, Health and Safety and to become as independent as possible in daily living/job skills.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Establish and maintain a supportive, professional relationship with Individuals, their families and circle of support contacts. 
  • Complete required documentation of services.  This includes daily notes/service logs and summaries of progress toward established support plan and implementation plan goals.
  • Maintain health and safety of the Individual served
  • Report changes in the Individuals condition and/or any incidents immediately. 
  • Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, calmness and positivity that fosters relationships and growth
  • Accompany Individuals on community outings, ensuring safety and engagement
  • Assist Individuals to walk with or without self-help devices, as needed
  • Conduct all classes and activities adhering to the Person-Centered philosophy. 
  • Assist Individuals with meals, as needed.
  • Assist Individuals with bowel and bladder functions, some may require diapering
  • Treat everyone with kindness, dignity and respect.

Qualifications and Skills

  • High school Diploma or GED required
  • College credits or degree can substitute for experience 

Requirements

A minimum of one year experience working in a medical, psychiatric, nursing or child care/ adult care setting or working with individuals with an intellectual and/or developmental disability.  College credits or degree can substitute for time of service.

Must pass a Level II Background screening

Must pass a drug screen

The ability to lift up to 50 pounds. 

Benefits

  • Health
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Paid Time Off

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Community Resource Network of Florida Inc.

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Port Charlotte, FL
33953 USA