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Residential Assistant/DD

Macomb, IL


Under the supervision of the Residential Coordinator, provides residential support services and psychosocial rehabilitation services to consumers with developmental disabilities and/or serious mental illness residing in Bridgeway Residential Facilities. Implements selected aspects of the Consumer Centered Plans with a focus on skills training in the areas of basic survival and daily independent living skills and assists in the provision of other case management support service for residents. Develops a respectful, helping and supportive relationship with each consumer to promote recovery and reintegration into the mainstream of community living.


Minimum of High School Diploma/GED. Experience in the Human Service Field desirable.


Must have good communication and writing skills, social and assessment skills, and good decision making skills. Must be able to work as a team member and have a commitment to work with persons with serious mental illness demonstrating a belief in the principles of recovery and empowerment for persons with serious mental illness. Dependability with willingness and ability to work non-standard, flexible hours and respond in an on call emergency situation where back-up staffing is needed critical. Basic computer navigation and word processing skills essential.

Other Requirements

Must complete 40 hours of classroom curriculum and 80 hours of OJT's (On-the Job Training) for Direct Support Person (DSP) certification. Must attend Blood Borne Pathogens and OIG training within first 10 days working days of hire and annually thereafter; must obtain and maintain CPR and First Aid certification after hired. Must have reliable transportation, valid driver�s license and proof of insurance.


Full-Time, Part-Time & Emergency Relief

Apply for this position online or download a .pdf application.

*Employment is conditional upon passing criminal background checks*