Education Developmental Asst. (Meal Program)
North Carolina Office of State Human Resources - Lenoir County, NC

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This position provides specialized training to individuals in the skill areas of meal preparation, dining and kitchen skills which includes the texturizing of food, meal planning and grocery shopping, cleaning and maintaining appliances/kitchen equipment. This position assists the Home Teacher with assessing strengths, needs, and preferences of individuals to facilitate development of training objectives and activities. This position also ensures that training programs are conducted properly and that data is accurately and consistently documented. This position provides input and recommendations to address ongoing habilitation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

Ability to follow verbal and written instruction; basic knowledge of food preparation and handling; ability to complete basic math computations; ability to work with a variety of people; knowledge of basic training techniques and client needs; ability to observe behavior and communicate observations and recommendations effectively in oral and written form.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Graduation from high school or equivalent and two years of experience at the Health Care Technician I level that requires some instruction, observation, and documentation, or as an aide in a classroom setting; or instructional experience in a community human services program; or associate degree in mental health or child development program which includes a six-month practicum/internship in a similar setting (one year of the above experience may be substituted for the practicum) - applicants for vocational rehabilitation must be familiar with the area of work through hobbies or paid work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information:

Please follow instructions to apply online. Application for Employment must be submitted by 5pm on the closing date. Please complete your application in full. Work history must be included on the application – "See Resume or See Attachment" will not be accepted, nor is a text or attached resume accepted in lieu of a completed application. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence. All positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal record background checks. State and Federal criminal record checks are also required on all applicants selected for direct care and non-direct care positions in the DHHS Residential School Programs. All other Divisions within DHHS will conduct a criminal record check if you are applying for a position which supervises or provides direct care. Additionally, drug testing is required if you are applying for a direct care position, criminal justice certified position or a position requiring a commercial driver’s license.

All work experience MUST be included in the work history section of the application. Any information omitted from the application, but included in the resume (text attached) WILL NOT be considered as qualifying experience. Applicants claiming Veteran’s preference must submit a copy of Form DD-214

Work Location: Education
Work Hours: 7:00 am -6:00 pm (work every other weekend)

Monica Clark
Personnel Tech I/Recruiter
Human Resources
Caswell Developmental Center