ICF Residential Aide
High school diploma or GED; some college coursework in a Human Services field preferred; one year of experience in the Human Services field; experience providing care to individuals with intellectual disabilities preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills to include the ability to interact with a diverse population. Reliable. Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Assertive and confident – especially when being challenged. Independent thinker. Current valid driver’s license and good driving record required. Based on the Virginia point system, record must not reflect a total of six or more demerit points within the twenty-four months preceding the anticipated hire date, or one major violation of six demerit points within the preceding thirty-six months. Out of state driving records must be obtained by applicant and presented at time of interview. Record must reflect at least three years of history and be dated within thirty days of interview date. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.
ICF Residential Aides provide active treatment for individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities, including, but not limited to, maintaining health safety and welfare of residents in a community setting. Provide individualized person-centered supports, community integration, inclusion, socialization, and interpersonal skills. Must be a positive role model for residents, providing activities of daily living to include hygiene, health and well-being, behavior management, general medical care, toileting, and personal care. Plan and participate in activities with residents, in home and in the community. Communicate with family members and guardians of residents, document observations, interventions and supports required using electronic records system; maintain cleanliness of residence and ensure bedrooms and personal belongings are clean and stored neatly. Prepare and cook meals based on specified diets. Follow protocols for use of medical equipment; Participate in staff meetings and provide feedback to disciplines. Perform other work as required. An Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Hiring a Diverse and Bilingual Workforce
Hours vary to include some evenings, weekends and holidays
A Chesterfield County application is required and must be submitted online by deadline. Visit chesterfield.gov/careers to view instructions and to complete and submit an application. (804) 748-1551.