Company: Aspire Chicago
Posted on: May 10, 2022
Position Summary: Develop and implement curricula designed to
promote skill development for individuals with Intellectual
Disabilities to enhance daily life. Creates customize curricula
based on the Individual's strengths and needs. Provide coaching and
guidance to direct support team members in the delivery of
activities.Position Responsibilities:The following represents the
primary position responsibilities, but other related duties
necessary to meet the needs of the organization may be
- Facilitate the training for specific norms of program area and
develop/create task analysis of norms.
- Develop curricula in program area to meet specific
- Prepare lesson plans and training schedules.
- Train DSP's and Individual's served on standards/norms.
- Evaluate/assess Individual for interests, dreams, goals, skill
strengths and areas of needed skill development.
- Assess each Individual bi-annually on hard and soft skills.
Track areas of growth and areas of need.
- Create and score an outcome measurement tools.Support
- Develop plans and recommendations for Individual PCP that meet
individual interests, dreams, skill strengths and areas of needed
- Maintain familiarity with individualized clinical programs and
- Monitor Individuals health, behavior, clothing, and hygiene and
take corrective action when necessary.
- Transport Individuals as needed according to schedule
- Perform and assist with personal care, including by not limited
to, toileting, transferring, feeding, showering, as
neededCommunication and Collaboration
- Ensure proper record documentation by Completing and monitoring
Individual's goal tracking.
- Takes an active role as member of the Facilitator Team, working
with Manager of Academies, Director, Lead Facilitator, PA's/DSP's,
PCP, Team Managers, Life Consultants & Clinical Team.
- Develop and maintain relationships in assigned program
- Communicate concerns to appropriate interdisciplinary team
members to support individual needs, goals, and growth.
- Attend professional development sessions.
- Monitor and/or create incident reports as needed
- Complete all required paperwork and assignments accurately and
in a timely manner.Reporting to this Position: None.
Required Education & Experience:
- Bachelor's degree in related field
- 2-3 years' experience in related fieldAdditional
- Valid Illinois Driver's License with good driving
record.Required Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
- Ability to maintain pleasant working relationships with all
- Ability to interact positively with individuals who have
intellectual or developmental disabilities.
- Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize
- Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to
- Ability to maintain confidential information.
- Ability to deal tactfully, engaging, and courteously with
Individuals, employees at all levels, families, and the general
public.Preferred Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
- Experience working with adults with intellectual and other
developmental disabilities preferred.Physiological Factors:
- The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this position.
- While performing the duties of this position, the employee is
regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; bend or
stoop; walk and climb stairs; reach with hands and arms, push,
pull; talk, hear, and observe.
- Able to assist people in moving from one position to another
including transferring from sitting to standing, repositioning,
transferring from one surface to another, or climbing stairs.
- Work requires heavy physical exertion and may include lifting
up to 75 pounds.
- Duties are performed primarily in the Day Service Center,
residential home, agency office, and the community. Work areas are
restricted to non-smoking.Full Time Benefits (regularly scheduled
to work at least 37 1/2 hours per week)
- Health Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Benefit Time (Vacation, Sick, Personal)
- 13 Holidays
- 403(B) Retirement Savings Plan with matching contribution
- Disability Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Voluntary Insurances availableAspire was founded in 1960 and is
recognized as a leader in providing bold, pioneering, and
uncompromising services to adults with developmental disabilities,
their families and the community. In 2019, we joined forces with
NorthPointe Resources to be one of the most recognized and
respected disability service providers across the Chicago
metropolitan area, Lake County (Illinois), and southeastern
Wisconsin areasVoted as one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies
to work for in Chicago. Together, We're Better!Aspire is an equal
employment opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and
harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion,
age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local
Keywords: Aspire Chicago, Waukegan , Facilitator, Other , Waukegan, Illinois
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