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Contract One on One Care/ Intervener
Title:Contract One on One Care/ Intervener
Notes:Location is Gilmer, TX
Starting Pay:$11.79 hourly
2nd Location:N/A
Classification:Full-Time Hourly
Work Schedule:Tues-Fri 7am to 5pm. Occasional evenings and weekends

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Position: Contract/ Intervener / In home attendant for 21 year old Deafblind male. Mostly uses sign language.  Could train right person.
Daily activities include self help, life skills, personal care and transportation for daily activities.  Must be motivated and willing to "think outside the box". 

Location: Gilmer TX

Must be 18 years of age
*  Is NOT the spouse of the individual to whom the Intervener 1 is assigned; or if the individual is under 18 years of age, a parent of
   of the individual to whom the Intervener  is assigned.
*  Must have a High School Diploma or GED
*  A minimum of two years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities
*  The ability to proficiently communicate in the functional language of the individual to whom the Intervener  is assigned
*  Has a minimum of six months of experience working with persons who have deafblindness


Work Attitudes:

Feels comfortable working in close physical proximity to individual while frequently using touch to communicate with and instruct individual who are primarily tactile learners;

• Demonstrates emotional maturity, stability, ability to perform under stress, and frustration tolerance;

• Shows ability to exercise good judgment, cooperation, tact, and discretion in dealing with the individual, family, and others;

• Shows interest in developing additional knowledge and skills;

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