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Direct Care - Residential Aide / Adult Services

Job Description

 Direct Care - Residential Aide / Adult Services

General Responsibilities  

Assist residents who have been diagnosed with autism, intellectual/developmental disabilities and acquired brain injury with activities of daily living and assist in implementing prescribed teaching plans for residents.  Provide safe and consistent supervision of residents in accordance with their treatment plans.  Ensure all care and service are delivered in a climate of normalization, dedication, caring and concern, and ensure all activities and interactions are designed to foster growth and development to each individual’s highest level of accomplishment. 

The majority of the schedules for our Direct Care - Residential Aide positions are evening hours (3PM-11PM), and require an every other weekend commitment. 

*Full-time employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits package, including medical and dental insurance.

*Melmark offers tuition reimbursement for full-time and part-time employees.

To apply for this position, please click on the "Career Opportunities" tab on our website at  First create an applicant log-in profile.  Once you have created your Applicant Account, please apply for the Residential Aide position under the Job Category "Direct Care - Residential".

Melmark's next onsite Job Fair will take place on Wednesday, September 24th, from 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM at our Main Campus in Berwyn, PA.  Since Melmark values the time of all of our applicants and since we are fortunate to have a large number of applicants come out to our onsite job fairs, only those applicants who have completed the online application and who meet the minimum job requirements will be admitted into the Open House.

If you would like to attend the event, please submit your electronic application and RSVP to Steve Colestock at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] by Monday, September 22nd.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Steve Colestock at (610) 325-4950.

Job Requirements

Direct Care - Residential Aide / Adult Services 

Basic Qualifications

   High School Diploma required. 50 College Credits or more preferred.

A valid driver’s license and ability to meet approved Melmark driver status and a minimum age of twenty-one.  Successful completion of employer provided certification in CPR, First Aid and Crisis Intervention.  Successful completion of Medication Administration training.

  Working knowledge of Windows Operating Systems and Microsoft Office.  Teaching skills with emphasis on individuals who are emotionally, behaviorally, physically and/or developmentally challenged.   Experience in the principles and application of Applied Behavior Analysis a plus. 

Prefer at least one (1) year experience with specialized populations.

**Melmark is not accessible via public transportation**

Employment at Melmark is contingent upon: Child Abuse Clearance, Criminal History Checks, Drug Screen, Physical Proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

**Melmark conducts thorough background checks on all potential employees**

Job Snapshot

Contact Name Steve Colestock
Contact Phone (610) 325-4950
Post Date 9/18/2014
Location Berwyn, PA
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care, Nonprofit - Social Services, Entry Level
Education High School
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services, Social Services, Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel Not Specified
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