Human Services Prog Spprt Tech

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Posting Information

Position TypePermanent Staff (SHRA)Is this an internal only recruitment?NoPosition TitleHuman Services Prog Spprt Tech - ContributingWorking TitleHuman Services Prog Spprt TechPosition Number00035814Vacancy IDP011944Budgeted Hiring Range$31,200 - $32,964Pay Band Information

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Salary Grade EquivalentGN03Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-LimitedFull-Time PermanentIf time-limited, estimated duration of appointmentHours per week40Work Schedule

3:30 PM – 10:30 PM M-F and every other weekend.

Department Name and NumberTEACCH - CLLC-427480Date First Posted09/08/2020Closing Date09/15/2020Position LocationPittsboro, NCPosition Posting CategoryOtherDepartment Description

The TEACCH Autism Program began in 1972 as a University-based system of community regional centers that offers a set of core services along with unique demonstration programs meeting the clinical, training, and research needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, their families, and professionals across the state of North Carolina. TEACCH® Autism Program, founded by Dr. Eric Schopler in 1972, is a model for other programs around the world. As part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the program has an active clinical, teaching, and research program. TEACCH operates seven community regional clinics across the state. Each center offers a set of core services along with unique demonstration programs meeting the needs of individuals with ASD, their families, and professionals across the state of North Carolina. Also a part of TEACCH are the Carolina Living and Learning Center, a residential/vocational training facility for autistic adults as well as a Employment Services program providing Job Coaching and related services to adults on the spectrum.

TEACCH provides clinical services such as diagnostic evaluations, parent training and parent support groups, social play and recreation groups, and individual counseling for individuals with ASD. The residential and supported employment programs provide specialized services to individuals with ASD and are models for implementing such programs. In addition, TEACCH conducts research on outcomes and efficacy of intervention methods to support evidence-based practice.

TEACCH is part of the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) program and faculty are actively involved in student and professional training activities within the state, nation, and across the world. We offer a large number of professional training activities ranging from online courses to single day lecture style workshops to multi-day, hands-on intensive training and professional conferences.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description

This position is a patient facing/clinical Support position. the primary purpose of this position will be to work with adult individuals with autism in a Residential setting. The job involves supervising adults with autism and providing assistance with their daily needs and training on Residential and Community skills. It also involves documentation and administration of medication to clients. The position also has the responsibility of monitoring the outdoor activities of the residents in varied weather conditions, and the ability to assist with the upkeep of the houses and grounds. Another responsibility is accompanying residents on community outings (including shopping trips, recreational outings, church, trash/recycling runs and other planned outings), driving state vehicles as provided by the CLLC.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

The essential skills needed for this position include the ability to directly supervise adults with autism, the ability to provide assistance to them with all their daily needs including personal care, the ability to provide training in the home and on the farm, the ability to protect clients’ rights, the ability to prevent and respond to problem behaviors, the ability to document clients’ activities and behaviors, and the ability to help with upkeep of the house and grounds. This position requires the staff member to supervise and participate in both indoor and outdoor recreation activities on the farm and in community outings. The selected candidate may be required to undergo fingerprinting and a national background check.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with individuals with autism and /or developmental disabilities in a residential setting is preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications

Valid Driver’s License Required.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements

This position requires the ability to work outdoors in varied weather conditions and the ability to assist with the upkeep of the houses, gardens and grounds.

Position/Schedule RequirementsCarolina Living and Learning Center, Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Overtime occasionally, Valid NC Driver’s License, Weekend workPosition AttributesStimulus/ARRA FundedNoQuick Link of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess the competencies necessary to perform the Human Services Pgm Support Tech position?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you available to work evenings and weekends, as well as during the work week?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have any previous experience working with autistic adults in a residential setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How did you find out about this position?

    (Open Ended Question)




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Posted: 9/9/2020
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