Minimal requirements for employment: - Interest in the commitment to serve and improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental, physical or mental disabilities. - Kind, compassionate, and caring. - Be of good moral character. - Negative TB (Mantoux) test or chest x-ray. - Indiana State and County criminal history check. - Current Driver’s License and valid vehicle insurance. - Be able to work evenings and weekends.
The Crewmember must also fulfill basic State requirements for direct care staff (460 IAC 6-14-5): - Be at least eighteen (18) years of age. - Demonstrate the ability to communicate adequately in order to: a. Complete required forms and reports of visits; and b. Follow oral or written instructions. - Demonstrate the ability to provide services according to the individual’s plan; - Demonstrate willingness to accept supervision; and - Demonstrate an interest in and empathy for individuals.
The Crewmember must have the skills to coordinate the records, documentation, correspondence, and miscellaneous duties in proportion to the programming for the individuals being served.
The Crewmember will have knowledge of mental retardation, mental illness, human behavior, Gentle Teaching, quality of life, and relationships.
The Crewmember will have the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with the direct care staff and individuals and to deal positively with persons outside the facility.
The Crewmember must have maturity and judgment to work with materials of a confidential nature.