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HUMAN SERVICES WORKER II-F/C - 67070074

Date:Apr 6, 2018

Location:MARIANNA, FL, US, 32446

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Requisition No: 33274

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: HUMAN SERVICES WORKER II-F/C - 67070074

Position Number: 67070074

Salary: $868.36 Bi-Weekly

Posting Closing Date: 05/04/2018

APD/SUNLAND-HUMAN SERVICES WORKER II F/C-PATHWAYS

This is a continuous advertisement for various shifts that will be located at Sunland Center inPathways.Please take a moment and read the description of this area.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One (1) months to one (1) year of experience working in a medical, psychiatric, nursing or child care setting, or in working with developmentally disabled persons

  • High School Diploma or its equivalent

  • College or vocational/technical training from an accredited institution can substitute at the rate of 30 semester, 45 quarter or 720 classroom hours for the required experience.

All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your application and/or resume’.

DESCRIPTION

Pathwaysis a 34-bed all male forensic facility working with individuals with disabilities in a secure setting. These individuals have been adjudicated by the courts as incompetent to proceed to trial and have significant behavioral and psychiatric issues. Pathways provides rehabilitative, vocational, and daily living skills training to the individuals served which allows for a smooth transition back into a non-secure residential or community setting.

Advanced Prevention and Safety Strategies (PASS) certification and CPR Certification required, with annual updates provided through Staff Development.

Shift hours: 1st shift - 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; 2nd shift – 2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; 3rd shift – 10:15 p.m. to 6:15 a.m.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

  • Assigned as lead worker or charge person with responsibility with directing employees with workflow.

  • Monitors individuals to ensure safety and protection.

  • Assists individuals with daily living skills and activities, i.e., bathing, dressing, grooming, eating and etc.

  • Demonstrates and assists patients in bathing, dressing, and grooming.

  • Accompanies individuals to and from medical trips.

  • Encourages individuals to participate in social, educational, and recreational activities.

  • Documents and maintains records of daily activities.

  • Assists and supports individuals during meal time.

  • Perform nursing aide functions, such as collecting specimens.

EXAMPLES OF JOB CHARACTERISTICS

Assisting and Caring for Others Providing assistance or personal care to others. Monitor Processes, Material, Surroundings Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, often to detect problems or to find out when things are finished. Establishing and Maintaining Professional Relationships Developing constructive and cooperative professional working relationships with others. Communicating With Persons Outside the Organization Communicating with persons outside the organization such as the family of the residents, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer. Performing General Physical Activities Performing physical activities that require moving one's whole body, such as in climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, where the activities often also require considerable use of the arms and legs, such as in the physical handling of materials. Communicating with Other Workers Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer. Getting Information Needed to Do the Job Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

EXAMPLES OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents

Active Listening Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate

Speaking Talking to others to effectively convey information

Judgment and Decision Making Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react the way they do Writing Communicating effectively with others in writing

Problem Identification Identifying the nature of problems

Instructing Teaching others how to do something

Persuasion Persuading others to approach things differently

Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions

Management of Personnel Resources Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work.

Customer and Personal Service Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services

Psychology Knowledge of human behavior and performance, mental processes and the assessment and implementation of behavioral treatments are in effective order

Therapy Knowledge of information and techniques needed to rehabilitate physical ailments under the direction of a licensed therapist

Chemistry Knowledge of psychotropic medication and side effects

English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:

It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer.

No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.

THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S. APD PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY). E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS. IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. ANSWERS TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

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