Human Services Prog Spprt Tech

Job description

Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment?:

No

Position Title:

Human Services Prog Spprt Tech - Contributing

Working Title:

Human Services Prog Spprt Tech

Position Number:

00053270

Vacancy ID:

P012122

Budgeted Hiring Range:

$31,200 - $33,000

Pay Band Information:

To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet.

Salary Grade Equivalent:

GN03

Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Permanent

Hours per week:

40

Work Schedule:

M-F 7:30 AM – 4 PM working ever other weekend.

Department Name and Number:

TEACCH - CLLC-427480

Date First Posted:

11/16/2020

Closing Date:

11/20/2020

Position Location:

Pittsboro, NC

Position Posting Category:

Other

Department 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 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 Requirements:

Carolina Living and Learning Center, Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Overtime occasionally, Valid NC Driver’s License, Weekend work

Stimulus/ARRA Funded:

No

 

 

 

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Posted: 11/17/2020
Application Due: 11/30/2020
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