MISSION: UCP WORK, Inc. is dedicated to providing services to residents of the Tri-Counties with mental and/or physical disabilities, so that they may work and live independently as contributing citizens within the community of their choice.

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UCP WORK, Inc.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

TITLE:  OVERNIGHT ATTENDANT (SLEEPING)

Immediate Supervisor:        Director of Independent/Supported Living, IL/SL Coordinator

Supervision Exercised:       Persons Served

 

SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Program Director and Coordinator, this position will provide sleeping overnight support services to individuals living in independent and supported living settings, promoting safety, independence and dignity for persons served.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Sleep overnight position but must be awake during early morning hours to assist persons served with morning preparation
  • Supervise and assist persons served in following their daily morning schedule including: household meal preparation, maintaining sanitary and orderly conditions in their home, other household tasks and transportation as necessary
  • Prompt and assist persons served in medication management as needed
  • Assists participants in all aspects of personal care as needed
  • Assist persons served in weight bearing and non weight bearing transfers
  • Use crisis intervention techniques in emergency situations when persons served are in danger of injuring themselves or others
  • Participates in in-service training and staff meetings to facilitate professional development
  • Complies with all UCP WORK Inc. and OSHA policies and procedures
  • Additional direct support as needed

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to stand, sit. walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to go up and down stairs
  • Ability to speak, read, hear and understand technical written material
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to bend, lift and carry
  • Full awareness of environmental stimuli
  • Full range of motion above the head
  • Ability to implement Crisis Management Safety & Restraint techniques as needed

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate of Arts degree or equivalent in related field preferred
  • Experience working with persons with developmental and/or other disabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality regarding person served and his/her related information
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with little direct supervision
  • Compassion and respect for persons with disabilities
  • Must have personal car and valid insurance
  • Must have valid CA Driver’s License
  • Valid certification in CPR/1st Aid (Training available)

 

 

Note:    At the discretion of the Executive Director, additional related experience and/or education may be substituted or waived in lieu of the requirements specified above under “Education and Experience