Duties: Under the supervision of the Choices and PA Managing Director, the Personal Support Staff will provide direct support to individuals receiving home and community based personal assistance services. This staff shall be responsible for the general care of each program participant. The Personal Support Staff will provide assistance in the home with bathing, dressing, feeding, and assistance with daily living, perform routine household chores, meal preparation, and run certain errands. The Personal Support Staff is also responsible for building relationships, community involvement and integration, power and choice, health and safety, and competence. Will assist in establishing routines that meet all individuals' needs and desires and to ensure compliance with licensing regulations, agency policies and practices and protection of individual rights. Will assist and/or perform cleaning and home maintenance activities. Ensure all required documentation is complete, accurate and professional; assist with information gathering to identify personal outcomes desired and effect of supports. Ensure that all home, vehicle, and personal property maintenance needs are address in a timely manner. Complete all required paperwork thoroughly, correctly and on a timely basis. Change work schedule as needed to meet individual and program needs
High School diploma or G.E.D. required. Must be 18 years or older. Must have a valid TN, AR, or MS drivers' license. One year of experience in the Personal Assistant role or working with geriatric or client with disabilities preferred. Must be able to pass all required pre-employment screenings, background checks, and a drug test.