Part-Time Direct Care Professional - Questend Group Home in Indianapolis
- Residential Services - Questend Group Home
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- Based on Related Experience
- Part Time
Direct Care Professional
Put Your Passion for People to Work!
Do you have an interest in helping adults with mental illness gain valuable life skills to reach their level of recovery? Are you a natural teacher, possessing the patience and collaborative attitude to help people achieve recovery goals? Are you known for your ability to focus on the detailed and precise execution of a process? If so, we may have the perfect role for you as a Direct Care Professional at Aspire Indiana.
At Aspire Indiana, we work at the core of Integrated Care. Our organizational mission is: Together . . . making health and well-being a reality! This mission not only applies to our clients, but extends to our commitment to helping our employees live healthy lives as well. This includes a job that pays well, a culture that supports positive daily experiences and work-life balance, and opportunities for personal and professional growth and community service.
To continue our work as innovators and leaders in the integrated healthcare field, we need sharp, collaborative, and helpful contributors who demonstrate care and consideration for client beliefs, values and judgments. If you think you may be a valuable team player in this type of environment, read on to learn more about our Direct Care Professional position.
The part-time Direct Care Professional will provide life-skills training to mentally ill adults in a 24-hour residential facility in an effort to reach their level of recovery. Duties include, but are not limited to: teaching and/or observing critical skills to promote independence in all areas of daily living, organizing or conducting age appropriate learning sessions in group or individual settings, teaching from lesson plans and curriculums for structured trainings, overseeing and providing transportation for individual and group excursions, teaching clients medication-related skills to increase compliance and provide opportunity for increased independent functioning.
CRITICAL FUNCTIONAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
- High School Diploma required
- Associates or Bachelors degree in a related field (Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, etc.) from a college/university accredited by the US Department of Education a plus
- One year experience in a service capacity of individuals in need (children, youth, elderly, physically, emotionally and/or mentally disabled, special needs, etc.) and/or related coursework as determined through review of college transcript required,
- Basic knowledge of the Recovery Model highly preferred
Employment is contingent on background checks as required by Aspire's policies which may include: Drug Test, Criminal History, Driving History Record, Sex Offender Registry Search, State Central Registry Check, Employment Verification, Education Verification, and Professional References
Aspire is committed to the health and wellness of our employees and is proud to be a tobacco free work place.
For more information about Aspire, please visit our website at www.aspireindiana.org.
For more information about the position, please contact Suzie Canner at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (317) 587-0553