Life Skills Trainer

KY, Lexington
Posted 5 months ago

Are you looking for a healthcare career that will allow you to make a positive difference in the lives of others on a daily basis?

Full-Time, Part-Time, and PRN.

A few key points:

  • We have a mission to help others
  • You get a set schedule with the option to pick up more hours
  • Opportunities for overtime

Options for a 4-day or 5-day, full-time (40-hour) work week. We also have part-time and as needed positions available.

  • Gain valuable healthcare experience
  • On-site training
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Opportunities for continuing education
  • Job security
  • View your schedule anytime, anywhere
  • Earn paid time off
  • Minimum 1:3 staffing ratio

About Us: A BRIGHTER FUTURE ABI provides home and community-based services to individuals living with brain injury.

Our Mission: We provide supports to individuals with acquired brain injury through an eclectic approach which utilizes creativity and empathy to allow participants to meet their potential and live fulfilling lives. A Brighter Future ABI recognizes the value of the relationship between participant and staff and will strive to provide a continuity of support that encourages positive life experiences and choice of activities that lead to successful outcomes.

General Attributes: We seek to employ personnel who can be passionate advocates for the individuals to which we provide services, who can enhance our positive work environment and community through compassionate contributions to our individuals’ integrated experiences, and who are willing to provide exceptional and quality care to the individuals we serve.

Job Summary: The Residential Life Skills Trainer provides direct support to individuals with acquired brain injury in the residential setting and carries out therapeutic services that offer individuals rehabilitation, retraining, and reintegration into their communities.

Required Competencies: High School Degree or GED; valid driver’s license from state of residence; valid automobile insurance and registration.

Primary Responsibilities: Assist with providing individuals with an organized framework within which to function in daily activities, including social skills training, sensory or motor development, reduction or elimination of maladaptive behaviors, prevocational skills; teach individuals concepts and skills to promote independence, including following instructions, attendance and punctuality, task completion, budgeting and money management, problem solving and safety.

Additional Accountabilities: Preparing meals and weekly menus; assisting participants with their individual objectives; assisting participants with daily hygiene tasks; organizing and participating in various community activities with individuals; taking individuals to medical appointments; assisting participants with fiduciary responsibilities; participating in staff planning meetings; administering medicine; completing documentation promptly; maintaining the cleanliness of the residential site and other tasks that arise.

Preferred Competencies: Time-management; ability to multi-task; excellent communication and social skills; personal accountability; and the ability to work well on a team.

Physical Demands: Regularly required to verbally communicate, use hands, physically assist clients with transfers/mobility, and possess the physical capacity to reasonably perform his/her job in the residential and community setting.

Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. Apply Today!

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