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Achieve Services, Inc. strives to ensure that the staff members who work here are motivated to provide the best service possible to our participants. Achieve has been very fortunate over the years maintaining a high level of employee satisfaction and retention. The average number of years an employee has worked with Achieve is 7 years. Achieve Services, Inc. offers an excellent pay and benefits program to employees. Achieve Services, Inc. looks for individuals that are upbeat, intelligent, creative and willing to work as a team.

Current Openings

Title Training Specialist-Direct Care
Salary DOQ
Job Information

Achieve Services, Inc. is looking for a full-time Training Specialist – Direct Care, working with adults with disabilities in a work setting. The position is M-F 8:00-3:30 in our Blaine location. Applicant should have  a positive attitude and be willing to work hard as part of a great team!  Applications can be submitted online at www.achieveservices.org or emailed to Katie.friary@achieveservices.org

 

Major Areas of Accountability:

  • To provide meaningful tasks and activities so that participants are engaged in functional activities.
  • Plan, set up and carry through with tasks in ways that assist participants increase their independence.
  • To assess skills of, plan, write and oversee implementation of functional goals and objectives for program participants.
  • Work in cooperation with specialists, consultants and others on staff in order to maintain consistency throughout the program day.
  • Accept direction and supervision from Program Supervisor.
  • Set up data collection systems, which accurately measure objectives.
  • Collect, record and interpret data in a timely manner.
  • Provide Training Assistants and substitute staff with work direction so that they are able to implement programs and procedures consistently, engage participants in functional activities and preferred interactions and collect accurate data.
  • Maintain general work area so that it is safe and hazard-free.
  • Complete written assessments on participants on the designated caseload in a timely manner, on work and independent living skills, and vulnerabilities at least annually.
  • Present information to and request information from program participants’ residences, family members, county case managers, other Achieve staff and others in a way that stresses positive progress, enhances cooperation, maintains consistency and protects vulnerabilities and confidentiality of participants.
  • Engage in preferred methods of interaction with participants to: promote confidentiality, increase independence, give positive feedback, provide information about ongoing or upcoming tasks and activities, encourage age-appropriate behavior and activity, offer choice and variety and minimizes crisis situations.
  • Assist participants with eating, mobility (including lifting and transferring), dressing, toileting and other personal needs.
  • Assure timely completion of attendance tracking and participant payroll.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skill Required:

  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others as part of a team.
  • Ability to negotiate and find creative solutions to problems.
  • Ability to be on time and work scheduled shift.
  • Knowledge regarding developmental disabilities and effective techniques and practices commonly used to assist persons with disabilities increase skills in a variety of areas.
  • Knowledge and skill regarding programming techniques and practices commonly used to assist persons with disabilities increase skills in a variety of areas.
  • Knowledge of how to increase adaptive behavior skills and use of alternative forms of communication.
  • Knowledge of word processing programs and use of computers.
  • Ability to engage in a cooperative work style, encouraging teamwork and respect.

Education and Experience Needed:

A Bachelor’s degree in a human-services related field such as psychology, social work, music therapy, vocational rehabilitation – etc. with at least one year of related experience working with adults with developmental disabilities or a high school diploma or equivalent and at least five years experience working with adults with developmental disabilities.

 

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Title On Call Direct Care and Driver Sub/Temporary Staff
Salary varies DOQ
Location Blaine
Job Information

Achieve Services, Inc. is looking for individuals that can work in an on-call status.

On-Call staff are needed for providing in-house and and Drivers to support the participants we serve. The hours vary depending on shifts you accept to work. Shifts can be working in-house at our Blaine location, working at community job sites, riding in our vehicles as transportation assistants or driving our buses (if you have a CDL) or passenger vans.  . Individuals can work up to 29 hours per week.

Major Areas of Accountability:

  • To provide input and assistance in implementing formal and informal participant objectives.
  • To provide meaningful tasks and activities so that participants are engaged in functional activities.
  • Set up and carry through with tasks in ways that assist participants in increasing their independence.
  • Have a working knowledge of in-house jobs so that assistance can be provided to participants so they job can be completed correctly and quality is maintained.
  • Perform general clean up and maintenance of program and work areas.
  • Collect accurate program data on a daily basis.
  • Communicate with others regarding concerns and program progress of participants in such a way that respect and confidentiality are maintained.
  • Will work cooperative with other staff, agencies and family members in order to facilitate services provided.
  • Assists participants with eating, mobility (including lifting and transferring), dressing, toileting and other personal needs.
  • Provide supervision to participants throughout the day.
  • Provide positive, age-appropriate interaction opportunities for participants throughout the day.
  • Accept work direction from the Training Specialist, Training Assistants and supervision from the Program Manger or other agency staff as required.
  • If working in the community, follow directions given by site supervisor and/or staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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For questions pertaining to employment opportunities, please contact:
Katie Friary – Human Resources Manager
(763) 717-7842
kfriary@achieveservices.org