Dedicated Aide

Annadale, VA

Posted: 12/06/2023 Job Number: 23-14974 Pay Rate ($): 18.0

Job Description

Health Advocates Network is seeking a Dedicated Aide to work at a Facility in Annadale, VA. This is a registry position with our company.

Pay Rate: $18 - $20 / hour

Shifts Details:
  • Monday through Friday 8am-5pm

Job Summary:

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate individual to join our team as a Dedicated Aide. As a Dedicated Aide, you will provide one-on-one support and assistance to individuals with special needs, ensuring their safety, well-being, and overall development. Your role will involve implementing individualized education plans (IEPs), assisting with daily activities, and promoting independence and inclusion. This position requires excellent communication skills, patience, and a genuine passion for helping others.

  • Provide one-on-one support to individuals with special needs, following their individualized education plans (IEPs) and goals.
  • Assist with daily activities, including personal care, feeding, and mobility, as required.
  • Foster a safe and inclusive environment, ensuring the physical and emotional well-being of the individual.
  • Implement behavior management strategies and techniques to promote positive behavior and social skills development.
  • Collaborate with teachers, therapists, and other professionals to ensure consistent and effective support for the individual.
  • Monitor and document progress, behaviors, and any incidents or concerns, reporting them to the appropriate personnel.
  • Encourage and facilitate participation in educational and recreational activities, promoting independence and social interaction.
  • Provide support during transitions, such as classroom changes, transportation, and community outings.
  • Attend training sessions and workshops to enhance knowledge and skills in working with individuals with special needs.
  • Maintain confidentiality and adhere to all policies and procedures related to privacy and safety.

  • High school diploma or equivalent;additional education or certification in special education or related field is preferred.
  • Previous experience working with individuals with special needs, preferably in a school or educational setting.
  • Knowledge of special education practices, behavior management techniques, and individualized education plans (IEPs).
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively interact with individuals, parents, and professionals.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for helping individuals with special needs achieve their full potential.
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations and handle challenging behaviors with professionalism and composure.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to maintain accurate records and documentation.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, while also being self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Flexibility in working hours, as some positions may require early mornings, evenings, or occasional weekends.
If interested, please apply through this job post. You may fax a copy of your most recent resume to 877-858-6263. If you have any questions, please feel free to call at (800) 928-5561 and ask to speak with Rashida Monday-Friday (08: 30 AM - 05: 00 PM PST).
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