Residential Trainer DSP job La Fayette Georgia
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Residential Trainer/DSP Job

Employer Name: VOA Southeast SpiderID: 9905116
Location: La Fayette, Georgia Date Posted: 10/23/2020
Wage: Category: Social Services
Job Code:
Number Of Openings: 1

Job Description:
The position requires a person eighteen (18) years of age or older with a high school
diploma or GED. Residential Trainers/Companion-Sitters must possess good
organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills, basic computer skills and
the ability to keep accurate and timely records. Experience with individuals with
disabilities preferred. The ability to work cooperatively with persons served and their
friends and families, community agencies, supervisor, other staff members, and the
general public is required. Residential Trainers/Companion-Sitters must complete all
new hire training within the first ninety (90) days of employment. The employee must
also possess a valid Georgia driver’s license and the ability to continuously meet the
requirements of VOASE’s vehicle insurance company.
Principal Activities:
1. Provide continuous supervision, instruction, encouragement and
reinforcement to individuals we support with a focus on their right to
be treated with dignity and respect.
2. Provide life enhancement assistance to persons served as specified in
Individual Service Plans, and understand ISP’s are to be highly
individualized reflecting the diversity of persons served. Help
empower persons served to exercise informed choice.
3. Document daily progress notes, attainment of Individual Service Plan
goals and incidents in an accurate, thorough and timely manner.
4. Understand and strictly adhere to confidentiality regulations and
5. Implement preventative techniques to assist with management of
individuals’ health and safety.
6. Monitor behavior and mental status of persons served; notify Program
Manager, Site Coordinator or designee of changes.
7. Supervise individual’s self-administration of medication as prescribed.
8. Promptly report repair needs of the facility or equipment.
9. Transport service recipients to appointments and activities.
10. Participate in training and staff meetings as required and in a timely
11. Report any known exposure to TB or hepatitis to the Program
Manager, Site Coordinator or designee immediately.
Effect on End Result:
1. Quality services for the people receiving support from Volunteers of
2. Service recipients successfully reside in a community setting.
3. Competent, well-trained and motivated staff.
4. Volunteers of America maintains a positive public image.
5. Facilities operate efficiently and safely.
6. Compliance with regulatory and funding sources.

Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Part-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
Education Required: High School
Overnight Travel: None
Vacation Time:

Company Profile:
Volunteers of America Southeast (VOASE) began serving the community in 1980 through the operation of three group homes for people with developmental disabilities. A charter member of Volunteers of America, VOASE provides services across Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia.
Today, in addition to intellectual and developmental disabilities programs, Volunteers of America Southeast serves veterans, low-income seniors, children and youth, homeless, and people with addictive diseases and mental illness.
Serving over 2,000 people daily with direct programs, VOASE also serves over 8,000 people annually with Community Outreach. VOASE strives to enable persons served to become as independent as possible without jeopardizing the welfare or safety of the individual.
Volunteers of America Southeast, Inc. and its subsidiary corporations provide services in several broad program areas.

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Kim Garner Company Type: Employer
Company: VOA Southeast
City: Mobile
State: Alabama
Zip: 36695
Web Site:

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