Job Description

Working to promote Bethesda’s Vision Mission and Values and quality client care, the Adult Residential program requires one (1) Part-Time SIL Worker to support individuals within the community. This position will be scheduled based on individual requirements and must be available to work all hours.

Key responsibilities:
– Provide individual life skills based on Individual Support Plans
• Household management
• Grocery shopping and food preparation
• Personal hygiene
• Money management
• Socialization and recreational activities
• Education/training support
• Employment support
• Role modeling
• Relationship counseling
• Liaise with community service providers
• Develop and maintain positive relationships with developmental disabilities service providers and other community resources
• Advocate for clients to access needed services
• Exercise appropriate personal and professional behavior
• Adhere to professional and ethical standards and abides by applicable legislation
• Identify individual professional developmental needs to the Supervisor in order to ensure that performance is maximized

Qualifications:
• Developmental Services Worker diploma or related degree/diploma is preferred
• Minimum of two years’ previous experience working with people with developmental disabilities
• Thorough knowledge of developmentally disabled adults and their associated support community
• Ability to work effectively and communicate with individuals, families and groups
• Ability to set priorities and use time effectively
• Ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team
• First Aid/CPR and Safety Care Certification
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Valid driver’s license and ability to supply own car with appropriate insurance

If you are interested and qualified for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter prior to Feb 12, 2022 to careers@bethesdaservices.com


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