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Residential Specialist II

Hands of Heartland Bellevue, NE

Job Description

Hands of Heartland is looking for heart-centered professionals to support the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities.  If you want to make a difference in the lives of others, we encourage you to become part of our team.

Residential Specialist II




  • High school diploma required 
  • Preferably with at least one year of experience working with the developmentally disabled populations or a human service field degree or specialized training 
  • Ability to transport clients in your personal vehicle
  • Have a good driving record, a valid Nebraska driver’s license, and current automobile insurance
  • No record of abuse or neglect or police record of a felony
  • Must attend orientation and training
  • Ability to project a caring and professional manner with co-workers, clients and the general public
  • Be able to maintain confidentiality and adhere to client rights
  • Have proven skills in communication, verbal, written, and listening; observation; and problem solving
  • Knowledge of human growth and behavior, time management skills, understanding of social systems and the ability to handle a variety of situations and individuals.  
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure habilitation programs are completed on individuals in residence.
  • Ensure all documentation is complete and submitted in a timely manner
  • Ensure individual finances are maintained and documented accurately
  • Responsible for daily monitoring
  • Responsible for ensuring that individual needs are met and that the residence has ample supplies and food for the residence
  • Participate in the orientation and training of new staff members.
  • Daily communication with Residential Coordinator
  • Develop and implement habilitation programs and service objectives per the ISP team.
  • Develop and implement positive behavior support programs per the ISP team. Interact with individuals int he home and assist in providing opportunities for individuals to participate in community activities.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of care plans.
  • Monitor progress and compliance
  • Ensure quality assurance within residence.
  • Communicate effectively with individuals residing in home, co-workers, supervisors and members of the community
  • Effectively promote, teach, and assist individuals with daily life skills
  • May attend individual care plan meetings and service reviews
  • Complete documentation and ensure weekend staff complete documentation

Job Details

Date Posted November 11, 2019
Located In Bellevue, NE
Department Residential
Function Teach & Promote Daily Living Skills
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Hours Work: M-F (6am-8am & 4pm-10pm) hours per week; Sleep in residence: M-F (10pm-6am), unpaid unless up with clients
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 5
SOC Category 21-1093.00 Social and Human Service Assistants
Zipcode 68005
Name Megan Reed
Address 209 Galvin Road
City, State and Zip Bellvue, NE 68005
Phone 402-979-7992
FAX 402-933-3434

This job offers the following benefits

  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Casual Dress
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
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Enjoy these benefits
  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Casual Dress
  • Free Parking