Supportive Living Companion (39-179)
Pathfinder, Inc. - Conway, AR

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DESCRIPTION

Completes duties by performing the following in compliance with the Department of Labor rule 552.6 "Companionship Services for aged or infirm." As used in section 13(a)(15)of the Acts, the term "companionship services" shall mean those services which provide fellowship, care and protection for a person who, because of advanced age or physical or mental infirmity, cannot care for his/her own needs.

Need outgoing staff to work with clients in Conway, AR.

1 Full-time position is available.

Hours: M-F, 9am-5pm

Location: Conway, AR

DUTIES

Trains individual in independent living skills, home management skills, cooking, cleaning & socialization skills. Provides services which have been developed in an individual program plan. Follows prescribed activities to meet individual objectives. Records progress. Supervises/Reminds residents when it is necessary to take and refill medication. Communicate to incoming staff any problems which might cause a continuation of behavior. This communication will be verbal & written in to allow for program continuity. Initiates learning skills programs, i.e., reading, money management, cooking, grooming, dress, hygiene, community survival skills. Perform other duties as deemed necessary. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Mental alertness and adaptability to office and field area work routines. Equivalent to four years high school or GED, with particular emphasis during high school in office skills, shop skills, or others, plus 0 to 6 months related experience or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to prepare and interpret bar graphs.

Ability to use common sense understanding in order to carry out simple multi-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with limited variables.

Must possess current Arkansas driver's license, have current auto liability insurance coverage and be physically able to drive to various locations in Arkansas.

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Trains individual in independent living skills, home management skills, cooking, cleaning & socialization skills. Provides services which have been developed in an individual program plan. Follows prescribed activities to meet individual objectives. Records progress. Supervises/Reminds residents when it is necessary to take and refill medication. Communicate to incoming staff any problems which might cause a continuation of behavior. This communication will be verbal & written in to allow for program continuity. Initiates learning skills programs, i.e., reading, money management, cooking, grooming, dress, hygiene, community survival skills. Perform other duties as deemed necessary. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

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