Personal Assistant (PA)
Youth Consultation Services
 Princeton, NJ

Sawtelle Hilltop: Program provides residential care adult males, ages 25-30, with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in a group home setting. These men receive assistance with activities of daily living, medical care, and recreation, as well as attending a habilitative day program.

Provide quality daily care (personal hygiene, housekeeping, meal preparation, and other related tasks) to ensure the health and safety of consumers in the residence and community.

Demonstrate empathy, patience, and compassion in conduct toward consumers.

Assist consumers in meeting their individual goals and objectives as defined in their Individual Habilitation Plan.

Use direct and indirect verbal cues, gestures, modeling, and prompting to communicate with and instruct consumers.

Keep accurate and timely records.

Ability to work with developmentally delayed non-ambulatory and physically handicapped adults.

Work Schedule: Mon - Fri 7a-3p Requirements High School Diploma or GED

DDD relevant experience and/or personal knowledge of developmental disabilities

Valid NJ driver's license required

Preferred: Certificates in Pre-Service training, Danielle's Law and Positive Behavioral Supports, Overview of Developmental Disabilities, Medication Administration, Preventing Abuse and Neglect of Persons with Developmental Disabilities certifications are preferred.

Requires moving and transferring consumers. Requires knowledge of mechanical and assistive devices and appropriate techniques.

All new hires are required to attend a week orientation: Monday through Monday 8:45am-4:00pm, upon hire.

YCS-Sawtelle Hilltop, Princeton

Additional Information: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring manager for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

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