ROUNDUP FELLOWSHIP

 

Position Title:                        Counselor I – Evans House  (Full Time Position)

 

Department:                          Adult Division, Residential

 

Supervisory Functions:       none

 

Supervised By:                     Counselor III & Program Director

 

Job Summary:                       This person supports adults with developmental disabilities/physical disabilities and high medical needs in their home through providing physical assistance, supervision, training and medical support services.

Duties/Responsibilities:      

  • Uphold the mission, values, policies and procedures of Roundup Fellowship.
  • Work cooperatively as a member of a staff team.
  • Provide a safe, homelike, nurturing environment for each resident.
  • Provide direct physical assistance, supervision, training and support needed by program participants for completion of activities of daily living (e.g. toileting, eating, personal hygiene, etc.).
  • Assist residents with taking prescribed medications.
  • Reposition residents during shift and implement individual health care plans.
  • Provide transportation for residents as needed, following all rules for safe operation and care of agency vehicles.
  • Complete and maintain required paperwork.
  • Communicate with respect and tact as a professional with coworkers, and others.
  • Participate in planning and implementing activities with the program participants.
  • Participate in cleaning and maintaining the home and surrounding environment, involving residents when appropriate. These tasks may include, but are not limited to, lawn care, vacuuming, laundry, dishes, meal preparation from a menu, organizing drawers and closets, cleaning ovens, washing windows, etc.
  • Participate in staff meetings, mandatory training and other meetings scheduled at the request of the Program Director.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisors.

 

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High school diploma or GED or C.N.A. with previous successful work experience with individuals with developmental disabilities   OR
  • One year of college level coursework with human service emphasis
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English Language for required paperwork, testing and professional communications.
  • Ability to do simple math calculations and analyze data.
  • Valid Colorado Driver’s License and proof of insurance and the ability to drive a 10 passenger van with wheelchair lift.
  • Satisfactory CBI records check.

 

Typical Physical and Mental Demands:

  • Requires sitting, standing, bending, kneeling and reaching for assisting client with activities of daily living.
  • Requires the ability to lift at least 50 lbs. on a regular basis for 2 person lifts and transfers.
  • Requires sufficient range of vision and hearing for the care and supervision of residents.
  • Must be able to resolve problems, handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressure.
  • Emotional stability and personal maturity are important attributes in this position.

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