Triangle Inc. Personal Care Assistant Per Diem Boston in Boston, Massachusetts
Position: EPIC Personal Care Attendant (PCA)
Reports to: EPIC Executive Director
Wages: $17.60 per hour
Triangle’s Expectation of Employee:
Adheres to Triangle Policy and Procedures
Acts as a role model within and outside Triangle Performs duties as workload necessitates.
Maintains a positive and respectful attitude.
Communicates regularly with supervisor about Department issues.
Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
Consistently reports to work on time prepared to perform duties of position.
Meets Department productivity standards.
“Through support, opportunity and challenge, Triangle empowers people with disabilities and their families to enjoy rich, fulfilling lives.”
Triangle, an innovative non-profit organization assisting people with cognitive and physical disabilities is seeking a Personal Care Attendant (PCA) for the Empowering People for Inclusive Communities (EPIC) program.
EPIC, a part of Triangle, was founded in 2011 with the mission of preparing young people with disabilities to be actively engaged community leaders through education, leadership development and community service.
About the Job:
Triangle is looking for a dependable individual committed to assisting youth with disabilities to fulfill their leadership potential in the Boston and Worcester Areas. The qualified candidate will assist youth with disabilities in providing personal care and needed accommodations to ensure they are able to participate in EPIC programming, in addition to supporting staff with the execution of programming.
Assist EPIC youth with personal care routines as needed (toileting, eating, etc.)
Support youth by providing needed accommodations to ensure their participation in EPIC programming.
Work with EPIC staff to assist in preparing for programming to make sure the needs of all of EPIC’s young leaders are being met.
Supervise youth during workshops, volunteer opportunities, and recreational activities.
Represents Triangle and EPIC to family members, community organizations, and partners.
Provide Program Participants with instruction in performing community service projects and other programming.
Ensure that all personal care assistance provide to EPIC youth fits into EPIC’s self-advocacy model by ensuring that all assistance is youth led.
Maintain proper care, use, inventory and storage of supplies and equipment.
Identify and assist in curriculum development and execution.
Participate in all required training.
Intervene in minor behavioral issues.
Participate in team meetings.
Assist in reaching programmatic goals set by EPIC Executive Director
Other duties as assigned.
Please note: This position requires traveling to different partners. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license or dependable transportation. Candidate must pass a pre-employment CORI, Drug Test, and Driving Record Check.
A minimum of 2 years of experience in human services, that includes experience working with youth with disabilities. Experience assisting people with disabilities with their personal care.
Ability to verbally communicate, read, analyze, interpret, and write documents.
Ability to respond and navigate common inquiries or complaints from regulatory agencies, or family members.
Americans with Disability Specifications
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.