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Residential Trainer-Terrell, TX

Job Description:

The Residential Trainer provides direct care services to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a structured small group home setting.  Responsibilities include provision of training and assistance with all activities of daily living, including self-administration of medications, personal hygiene, housekeeping, food preparation and feeding, mobility and community access, transportation, recreation and leisure skills, and maintaining basic health.  Implements behavior management programs, and provides emergency behavior or health-related interventions, as necessary.  Position fosters a productive, clean, comfortable, and safe environment for residents, and serves as a positive role model for residents.  The Residential Trainer must be knowledgeable of techniques used in teaching adaptive living skills, and planning and monitoring the social activities of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Must possess the ability to assess residents' functional levels and to facilitate productive interaction between residents and staff.  Must be able to observe and delineate salient aspects of situational behaviors.  Must have the ability to document individuals' progress and significant events in a clear and concise manner.  And be able to exercise reasonable judgment to ensure the health and safety of residents.

Location: Terrell, Texas

Status: Full-Time, 32 Hours per Weekend; Sat 7 am-11 pm & Sun 7 am-11 pm

FLSA Assignment: Non-Exempt

Salary: $12.00 per Hour

Employee Benefits at Full-Time Include:

  • Employer-Cost Sharing of Health Insurance (Plus 50% of Elected Dependent Coverage)
  • Employer-Paid Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employer-Paid Term Life Insurance
  • Employer-Match Retirement Contributions (Up to 5% of Base Salary)
  • Optional Dental, Vision, Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Wellness Program
  • 12 Paid Holidays per Year
  • 2 Weeks Paid Vacation Leave per Year with Graduating Accrual Rate
  • 2+ Weeks Paid Sick Leave per Year

 

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a High School Diploma or GED with six (6) months of any work experience. Must have a valid  driver’s license and acceptable driving record, as well as personal automobile liability insurance as required by the state of Texas.  

Preferred Qualifications: 

Six months work experience serving persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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