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DSP/Training Assistant – Adult Day Services Manchester Center  (13975 Manchester Rd. St. Louis, MO 63011)  Full-time/Part Time*
The Training Assistant is involved in the Individualized Service Plans (ISP) process by conducting implementing and monitoring outcome objectives as specified in the consumer’s ISP. Secondary responsibilities are for the provision of assistance with adult consumers’ personal care needs or other work as assigned.   The Training Assistant reports to the Assistant Director.

• Actively participate as a member of a team in goal development for consumer support plans.
• Plan, prepare for, and implement individual and small group daily habilitative activities that are meaningful, age appropriate and support each assigned consumer’s program plan.
• Provide center based or community based services in accordance with the person-centered plan.
• Ensure that all consumers are actively engaged and supervised and that no consumer is left unsupervised at any time.
• Monitor and collect supporting data for consumer outcomes and measures.
• Support consumers with meals, toileting, dressing, bathing and other personal care.
• Remain in compliance with all program regulatory codes and requirements (i.e., Medicaid, DMH, SB40 Boards).
• Ensure that CARF standards, Agency and departmental policies and procedures are consistently followed.

MINIMUM EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:   
High School diploma or its equivalent (GED).
Experience supporting individuals with disabilities.
Ability to take direction and work with a minimum of supervision.
Ability to consistently work in a professional, cooperative manner with all Agency consumers and personnel.
Good written and oral communication skills.
If applicable, must secure and maintain a valid Chauffeur’s license and clean driving record.
Computer proficiency

PREFERRED EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
Associate’s degree in a human service field.
Two years’ experience supporting individuals with developmental and physical disabilities.
Knowledge of and experience with adaptive equipment and assistive technology devices for adults with developmental and orthopedic disabilities
Knowledge of and experience with Electronic Health Records system

DSP/Training Assistant – Adult Day Services Canterbury Center (8645 Old Bonhomme Rd. St. Louis, MO 63132) Full-time/Part Time*
The Training Assistant is involved in the Individualized Service Plans (ISP) process by conducting implementing and monitoring outcome objectives as specified in the consumer’s ISP. Secondary responsibilities are for the provision of assistance with adult consumers’ personal care needs or other work as assigned. The Training Assistant reports to the Training Supervisor.

• Actively participate as a member of a team in goal development for consumer support plans.
• Plan, prepare for, and implement individual and small group daily habilitative activities that are meaningful, age appropriate and support each assigned consumer’s program plan.
• Provide center based or community based services in accordance with the person-centered plan.
• Ensure that all consumers are actively engaged and supervised and that no consumer is left unsupervised at any time.
• Monitor and collect supporting data for consumer outcomes and measures.
• Support consumers with meals, toileting, dressing, bathing and other personal care.
• Remain in compliance with all program regulatory codes and requirements (i.e., Medicaid, DMH, SB40 Boards).
• Ensure that CARF standards, Agency and departmental policies and procedures are consistently followed.

MINIMUM EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
High School diploma or its equivalent (GED).
Experience supporting individuals with disabilities.
Ability to take direction and work with a minimum of supervision.
Ability to consistently work in a professional, cooperative manner with all Agency consumers and personnel.
Good written and oral communication skills.
If applicable, must secure and maintain a valid Chauffeur’s license and clean driving record.
Computer proficiency

PREFERRED EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
Associate’s degree in a human service field.
Two years’ experience supporting individuals with developmental and physical disabilities.
Knowledge of and experience with adaptive equipment and assistive technology devices for adults with developmental and orthopedic disabilities
Knowledge of and experience with Electronic Health Records system

 

DSP/Training Assistant – Adult Day Services Gibbs Center (1719 Southridge Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65109) Full-time/Part Time*
The Training Assistant is involved in the Individualized Service Plans (ISP) process by conducting implementing and monitoring outcome objectives as specified in the consumer’s ISP. Secondary responsibilities are for the provision of assistance with adult consumers’ personal care needs or other work as assigned. The Training Assistant reports to the Center Director.

• Actively participate as a member of a team in goal development for consumer support plans.
• Plan, prepare for, and implement individual and small group daily habilitative activities that are meaningful, age appropriate and support each assigned consumer’s program plan.
• Provide center based or community based services in accordance with the person-centered plan.
• Ensure that all consumers are actively engaged and supervised and that no consumer is left unsupervised at any time.
• Monitor and collect supporting data for consumer outcomes and measures.
• Support consumers with meals, toileting, dressing, bathing and other personal care.
• Remain in compliance with all program regulatory codes and requirements (i.e., Medicaid, DMH, SB40 Boards).
• Ensure that CARF standards, Agency and departmental policies and procedures are consistently followed.

MINIMUM EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
High School diploma or its equivalent (GED).
Experience supporting individuals with disabilities.
Ability to take direction and work with a minimum of supervision.
Ability to consistently work in a professional, cooperative manner with all Agency consumers and personnel.
Good written and oral communication skills.
If applicable, must secure and maintain a valid Chauffeur’s license and clean driving record.
Computer proficiency

PREFERRED EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
Associate’s degree in a human service field.
Two years’ experience supporting individuals with developmental and physical disabilities.
Knowledge of and experience with adaptive equipment and assistive technology devices for adults with developmental and orthopedic disabilities
Knowledge of and experience with Electronic Health Records system

Direct Support Provider – Family Support Services Marlborough Hall (1118 S. Laclede Station Rd. Marlborough, MO 63119) Full-time/Part Time*

The Direct Support Provider is responsible for providing all aspects of direct care and individualized treatment for each consumer using Marlborough Hall by maintaining a safe and healthy environment and meeting consumers documented and known needs throughout their stay.

The Direct Support Provider must be available to work a flexible schedule to include evenings, weekends, overnights, and holidays as assigned. The Direct Support Provider reports directly to the Program Manager of Family Supports. He/she assures that services support the consumer’s individual plan and are provided safely with consumers’ health and well-being foremost. He/she administers and documents oral and topical medication in a safe manner, per physician’s orders and UCP Heartland policy. He/she must have or be able to acquire skills to safely and effectively use assistive devices such as lifts, wheelchairs, splints, braces, communication devices and other assistive technology. The Direct Support Provider supervises no other employees. He/she is expected to complete and submit to the Director, in a timely fashion, requisitions for needed materials and supplies, and requests for facility maintenance.

MINIMUM EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
High School diploma or high school equivalent (GED)
Continuous employment eligibility through the Family Care Safety Registry, (EDL).
One year experience, paid or unpaid, working with people with disabilities.
Effective written and oral communication skills.
Basic computer proficiency

PREFERRED EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
Some college course work.
Two years paid experience working with persons with disabilities.
Experience providing services at a facility-based respite program.
Experience working with people with significant physical and/or multiple disabilities.
Experience working with electronic data based systems

Employment Specialist – Canterbury Center (8645 Old Bonhomme Rd. St. Louis, MO 63132) Full-time*
This role supports the mission for life without limits for people with disabilities by building great relationships with consumers, the community, and potential employers that develop into a collaborative partnership that places consumers into excellent job opportunities. This role assists in assessments, job development, placement, and on occasion job coaching, and other supports for those with disabilities. This role serves as an advocate in the community to help foster successful competitive employment and fully integrated job sites for persons with disabilities.

The Employment Specialist reports directly to the Director of Employment Resources.  This role directly supervises no other agency employees.
The Employment Support Specialist will directly support the participating consumers in realizing their personal goals for successful long-term employment by assisting consumers to determine their personal preferences, strengths, and support needs and the development and facilitation of jobs that match the ideal employment goal. Additional duties may include providing job coaching (on the job supervision) and periodic follow-along supports.  This role has the authority to orientate, supervise, and evaluate the performance of the program participants under the guidelines established by the Agency’s policy and procedures. This role is expected to place an average of 5 consumers per quarter (20 annually).

MINIMUM EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
Bachelor’s Degree. Preferable in Psychology, Special Education, or Social Work
Good working knowledge of computers, software applications and databases.
Effective written and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to relate to a diverse group of individuals.
Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
Understanding of learning and developmental needs of the disabled with the ability to be flexible and altar strategies based on the needs of the individual.
Reliable Transportation and provide vehicle insurance that meets minimum requirements for the State of Missouri.
Maintain training and certification consistent with Agency requirements.
Ability to pass background screening requirements of the Agency, employment sites, and law enforcement.
Computer proficiency
Ability to sit, stand, bend and walk for up to 8 hours at a time.

Administrative Assistant – EHR & Administration Canterbury Center (8645 Old Bonhomme Rd. St. Louis, MO 63132) Regular, Part-time, Non-exempt*
The Administrative Assistant is responsible for coordinating administrative support services including filing, document processing, calendar management, and data entry. The Administrative Assistant provides other supports to ensure efficient office operations, including serving as the backup receptionist. Receptionist duties at Canterbury Center include answering incoming calls, taking messages, processing incoming and outgoing mail, routing deliveries and greeting visitors. The Administrative performs clerical duties as required, including tasks such as compiling mailings and sending out surveys.  The Administrative Assistant will work under the direct supervision of the EHR System Administrator.

MINIMUM EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
One year of comprehensive clerical experience, including answering telephones, filing, records development/maintenance and data entry.
Effective written and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to relate to a diverse group of individuals, both internal and external to the Agency.
Working knowledge of computer systems and software, preferably Windows, Word for Windows and Access.
Must be able to demonstrate and exercise sound judgment.

* Full job descriptions available from our Human Resources Department.   Linda Buckley, Human Resources Director:  buckleyl@ucpheartland.org