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Resident Trainer

We currently have opportunities for a Direct Support Professional at our Ranch and Village Assisted Living Communities located in Manchaca, TX (just south of Austin).

Our residential communities offer care to adults with a wide variety of cognitive abilities. We provide our residents with opportunities to learn, experience, and achieve a whole new life. Our residents lead busy lives, participating in any of our 150 classes offered on-site at our 200 acre campus.

Full-Time Shifts Available:

  • 2:00pm- 10:00pm (Thursday- Monday) Ranch Community
  • 6:00am -10:00pm (Saturday-Sunday, Weekend Doubles) Village Community
  • 2:00pm- 10:00pm (Monday – Friday) Village Community

Direct Support Professional Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ensure that residents follow a daily hygiene and grooming routine, providing assistance and training as needed. Redirect residents if not properly clean and dressed.
  • Train and supervise residents in proper bedroom and bathroom maintenance, closet organization, and laundry procedures
  • Listen to residents who may need to express an opinion or concern and make referral to Administrator of Staff/Resident Training and Development when appropriate
  • Conduct and document training of residents
  • Follow guidelines concerning supervised medication of residents
  • Assure that residents maintain their sleeping schedules (going to bed on time, waking up on schedule)
  • Assist and encourage residents in reading, participating in, and adhering to their written weekly schedule
  • Assure proper training for residents. This may include daily hygiene, bedroom maintenance, getting along with others, problem solving, fire drills, supervised medication procedures, and job training
  • As assigned, supervise residents during special activities, public performances and group gatherings, on and off campus

Direct Support Professional Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid TX Driver’s License and good driving record
  • One year experience working in a residential setting with individuals with mental or physical challenges, or other relevant life experiences strongly preferred
  • Must possess good communication skills and professional manner when relating to staff, residents, vendors, and families
  • Must be organized; able to handle multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail

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