ILF - Floater - ID

    • Job Tracking ID: 512197-648974
    • Job Location: Sacramento, CA
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Employee
    • Date Updated: October 23, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

InAlliance is a community based non-profit organization serving adults with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injury. Our goal is to help adults learn living skills that will help them live a more independent life.

Are you great at helping teach others new skills? Do you have a great sense of humor? This may be the perfect job for you!!

We are looking for an enthusiastic & self-motivated Independent Living Facilitator (ILF) to become our ILF-FLOATER.

The ILF-Floater’s primary duties are to provide temporary and or urgent shift coverage in participants’ homes. The ILF-Floater will train in each participant’s home and will retrain as needed. The duties in each home depend on the needs and preference of the participant and may include physical assistance, verbal prompts, and other necessary supports to perform essential daily activities in the most normalized fashion possible.

Depending upon the needs and preferences of the Participant, the ILF may support and institute the Participant in any, or all, of the following activities. Support is defined as planning for, providing physical assists, verbal prompts, or introducing any accommodations or compensatory services necessary for the Participant to perform the task as independently, and in as normalized a fashion as possible. The ILF may work with two or more Participants at a time, and may be directed to support other Participants at the case manager's discretion.

  • Participating in community environments as preferred by the participant
  • Building natural supports and connections with neighbors, friends and local associations
  • Meal preparation
  • Grocery shopping
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping and yard work
  • Transportation
  • Entertaining
  • Budgeting and paying bills
  • Pursuing leisure preferences
  • Monitoring health and medical
  • Appointments
  • Medication monitoring
  • Attending religious services
  • Personal care (i.e. toileting, bathing, feeding, etc.)
  • Implementation of behavioral intervention strategies
  • Required documentation (i.e. journal entries)
  • Attend in-service opportunities and training workshops as directed
  • Maintain CPR/first aid certification
  • Crisis Prevention & Intervention Certification Required.
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience and Skills:

  • Pursuit of Excellence - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; measures self against the standard of excellence; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.
  • Customer Satisfaction - Provides support, information and reassurance regarding staff and participants that promote and align with INALLIANCE’s mission and philosophy.
  • Leadership- Displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust; mobilizes and motivates others to fulfill the vision; provides vision and inspiration to peers; gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
  • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention and inspires movement.
  • Confidentiality - The information of staff and participants will be kept undisclosed from a third party unless written consent is provided by that staff or participant. The information covered in this context include personal, professional, social, medical aspects and rehabilitation of the staff and participants that will be duly guarded from intrusion in a respectful manner to ensure that the person’s self confidence is not affected in a negative way.

Required for hire:

  • Your own vehicle (in good working condition)
  • Valid CA drivers license
  • Auto Insurance
  • Able to pass a drug screen & a criminal background check (must pass with negative for all drugs on panel including marijuana.  If a positive result returns for any class 1 drugs applicants will be precluded from employment in a safety sensitive position with InAlliance.)  All direct support positions are considered safety sensitive.
  • Experience with Behavior Management
  • Solid boundaries
  • Experience working with people with Developmental Disabilities

What we offer:

  • CPR/1st Aid Certification
  • CPI (Non-violent Crisis Prevention & Intervention) certification
  • Training & support
  • Competitive wages
  • Paid time off
  • Health & Dental benefits for all Full-time employees
  • Retirement (403b) matching program (Free Retirement $ matching after only 1 year!!)
  • A fantastic team environment where your opinion counts!

Position hours are Monday through Friday 8am-5pm (6am—4pm)