LIFESPAN

Residential Enrichment Specialist - FT (731)
Location: 291 Stewart Road


Position Description
Job Summary:
Under general supervision, responsible for supervising and assisting group home residents with activities and individual goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

Serve as an advocate for Group Home residents, supervising and assisting with their daily activities as they work towards their individual goals; implement instruction by consultants and/or therapists.

Ensure that individuals are engaged and supervised at all times.

Encourage individuals to participate in community activities and encourage peer relationships.

Attend and participate in individual’s doctor visits.

Maintain confidentiality of residents per LIFESPAN policy and HIPPA.

Assess needs; assist residents in personal hygiene (male and/or female).

Complete records and documentation (e.g. daily data collection, progress notes, medication administration records, etc).

Ensure a clean, safe and orderly environment for residents by performing general cleaning and housekeeping.

Handle emergency situations according to emergency procedures; assist with fire drills.

Assist with meal preparation and clean up, according to OSHA regulations.

Communicate with a variety of individuals and groups (e.g. residents, day program staff, supervisor, families, and consultants) in a professional and positive manner.

Receive, review, process, file and submit a variety of documents and reports accurately and in a timely manner. E.g. Incident reports

Operate a variety of office and other equipment (e.g. copier, telephone, vacuum, food preparation equipment, etc).

Transport individuals to day programs, community events, volunteer sites, etc.

Assist with grocery shopping; plan and prepare meals; assist with clean up after meals.

Participate in all team meetings. E.g. Staff meetings

Review documentation daily to ensure appropriate recording. E.g. Communication log, van logs, etc.

Monitor petty cash and individual’s personal spending.

Administer medications, as needed.

Work weekends, evenings, and holidays as required by program.

Abide by, enforce and participate in the implementation and ongoing oversight of all LIFESPAN safety standards and regulations.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
None


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