The Center for Children with Disabilities in Mantua, Ohio
The classroom aide/direct care provider works in two departments, the Achieve department and the habilitation department. The Achieve program helps Hattie Larlham keep the children and young adults at the Hattie Larlham Center for Children with Disabilities engaged, learning and having fun. Activities include everything from community services to field trips to craft projects.
Working part-time in the Achieve department, the classroom aide/direct support professional will implement programs and activities for people with disabilities as indicated in their individual habilitation plan (IHP). He or she will provide complete, accurate and appropriate documentation regarding attendance and the implementation of activities within a day program. This position participates in community trips and activities and will assist people while swimming in hydrotherapy pool and implement and create vocational and habilitation activities as part of day program.
Working part-time in the habitation department on the units, the classroom aide/direct support professional will assist with personal care, implement recreational activities, follow individual health plans, participate in community outings, complete appropriate documentation and communicate with people with developmental disabilities and their families.
This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week, typically on the first shift. Some evenings and weekends may be required based on program and/or participant needs, activities and events. Weekend and holiday rotation required.
Must be able to lift and position residents throughout shift. Must have valid Ohio driver’s license and have satisfactory driving record meeting Hattie Larlham’s driving requirements. This position is required to drive Hattie Larlham vans after attending appropriate van-driving training. A high school diploma or GED is also required. CPR and first aid certification will be required.
Experience working with people with disabilities in the area of habilitation. Experience with providing personal care to people with disabilities is required and includes changing, bathing and dressing. Some computer experience is helpful. Positive work demeanor and good teamwork skills are required. Good attendance record and no past significant corrective action history.