Advocates

  • Awake Overnight Direct Care Staff - Brain Injury Services *300$ Sign-On Bonus available for MAP certified candidates!

    Job Locations US-MA-Rockport
    Job ID
    2017-3707
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Number of Hours Per Week
    40
  • Overview

    Advocates promotes a healthy work-life balance and offers many generous perks of employment and room for advancement.  We are a strong-knit community that values the ideas and contributions of our staff. 

     

    The Awake Overnight Direct Care Staff is responsible for ensuring the health and safety of all residential individuals during the night and preparing for the next day’s activities.

     

    Are you ready to make a difference? 

    Responsibilities

    • Train individuals in responding to nighttime fire drills, conduct regular drills and ensure the safe evacuation of individuals from the program during a fire or fire drill.
    • Assist residents with all Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) including showering, dressing, grooming, toileting, mobility, feeding, taking medications, and Range of Motion (ROM) exercises, both in the home and in the community.  Assist with weighing program participants, take vital signs, gathers and records other data as requested.
    • Focusing on empowerment, collaborate with residents to facilitate treatment and behavior plans, and goal building and achievement.
    • Teach and model appropriate social and independent living skills. Encourage individuals to perform tasks as independently as possible and to participate in activities.
    • Provide transportation of individuals to day programs as needed.
    • Accurately document progress and shift notes, changes to treatment and behavior plans, etc.  Recognize and appropriately respond to changes in residents’ status or behavior.

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or equivalent degree. 
    • Enthusiasm, motivation, open-mindedness, creativity, and the desire to thrive in a collaborative, team-based environment. 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and sound judgement.
    • Ability to operate basic computer applications.
    • Must hold a valid driver's license, have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport clients.  May also drive company-owned wheelchair lift-equipped van.
    • Strongly prefer a candidate that will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.

     

    *300$ Sign-On Bonus available for MAP certified candidates!

     

    Advocates is an EOE/D/F/M/V.

     

    Why Should I Consider a Career in Human Services?

    Our Team members are dedicated to engaging and empowering individuals by forming lasting relationships, collaboratively achieving personal goals, offering creative solutions to everyday and complex situations, and actively listening.  We exercise independent judgement and contribute to the overall success and benefit of the Team.

     

    Is Human Services a Fit for Me?

    Successful Team members are open-minded, eager and compassionate, and will exercise solid, independent judgement while fostering trustworthy relationships with the individuals that we serve.  We put the individual first.

     

    Keywords: caregiver, caretaker, brain injury, BIS, ABI, TBI, ADLs

    Schedule

    Sun - Wed 11pm-7am and Saturday 11pm-7am

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