ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION OPEN
PERSONAL CARE ASSISTANT
Effective 2020-2021 School Year
Duration of work year: Twelve (12) months
Duration of work day: 7:40 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Experience working with students who are dependent upon adults for all aspects of daily living activities
Ability to operate a wide-range of equipment associated with the care for a student with significant physical challenges
Such alternatives or additions to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable
Qualification Requirements:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed here are representative of the knowledge, skills and/ or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Director of Pupil Personnel Services
To provide a wide range of supports for a student who is dependent upon adults for all aspects of daily living activities and personal care.
Essential Performance Responsibilities:
Attends regularly and is punctual
Interacts effectively with student and all caregivers in both settings
Maintains a thorough understanding of complex student medical issues
Operates all required equipment and machinery associated with providing the student with the appropriate levels of support for daily living activities and personal care, inclusive of PODD and other alternative communication systems.
Travels and consults between two different settings and work with related service deliverers to appropriately address the student's physical, medical, communication and cognitive needs
Assists the student in transitioning between the two settings
Assists with feeding the student via mouth or through administration via medical equipment.
Physically transfers the student from a wheelchair and attends to all of the student's toileting /changing needs.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Salary and Benefits:
Salary $40,000, medical benefits, vacation days, personal days.This position is not part of any Collective Bargaining Unit.
All applicants must apply online at http://www.applitrack.com/hamden/onlineapp.This position will be opened until filled.
Hamden Public Schools