Quest, Inc

  • Activity Instructor - QTC - Orlando

    Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1752
    Category
    Direct Care
    Min
    USD $12.00/Hr.
    Max
    USD $12.00/Hr.
    Work Schedule
    8:00am - 3:30pm
  • Overview

    Quest, Inc., makes a difference in the lives of nearly 1,000 people each day. For over 50 years, Quest has supported Central Floridians with developmental and intellectual disabilities by offering choices and opportunities to live, learn, work and play. Quest offers a wide range of services and support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities.  Our company can be a valuable resource by providing a safe place to call home, quality long term care, education, therapy and early intervention services for children, employment for youth and adults and a place for retreat and respite. Quest’s mission, through quality and innovation, is to build communities where people with disabilities achieve their goals. Each Quest team member plays an important role in providing the individuals we serve with superior service, care and support.

     

    All Full-Time employees are eligible for a full benefits package, which include the following coverages:

    • Medical, Dental, Vision (Domestic Partner Coverage Available)
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Paid Time Off
    • Employer-Paid Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Employer-Paid Long-term Disability Coverage
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan and employer match program
    • Corporate Health and Wellness Program
    • And more employee perks and discounts.......

    Responsibilities

    At Quest, the QTC Activity Instructor leads the daily implementation of quality activities classes in established areas for participants served to meet goals outlined in individual support plans.

    • Lead daily activity classes in assigned areas at facility to include guiding staff on assisting clients with activities, instructing staff on responsibilities within activity and ensuring activities occur as developed
    • Assist ADT Activity Coordinator in planning meaningful day activities for assigned facility including completion of activity plans and resource acquisition.
    • Ensure documentation of individual's participation within activities to capture progress towards goals outlined in SP
    • Maintain a presentable, clean and safe classroom environment at all times
    • Assist ADT Activity Coordinator with completion of progress notes
    • Engage clients and staff in development process by collecting feedback towards quality of activities.
    • Ensure established curriculums are followed within classroom settings
    • Facilitate community inclusion trips as assigned by ADT Activity Coordinator
    • Ensure monthly calendar of activities is followed as scheduled
    • Organize and maintain supplies utilized for activities.
    • Keep an inventory of needed items and ensure that they are present prior to any scheduled activity.
    • Ensure that any items purchased are within the monthly activities budget
    • Monitor and assist with consumers as needed, following all applicable procedures as outlined ensuring safety protocols are followed
    • Complete incident report paperwork, investigations and follow-up as needed.
    • Follow all Quest policies and procedures.
    • Meet all training/meeting obligations
    • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
    • Follow all policies and procedures and other duties as required and requested by supervisors.

    Qualifications

     

    • Eligible to legally work in the United States
    • Be at least 18 years of age
    • Successfully complete a background check and drug screen
    • Ability to read, write, and speak English
    • Ability to thrive in a team environment
    • Valid FL driver’s License with a clean driving record
    • Ability to provide proof of educational achievement or required certifications such as a high school diploma, GED, college degree, advanced degree, or medical credentials
    • Behavioral Experience Preferred
    • 2 years’ experience in a facility providing activity based programming for adults with DD, preferred

     

    ABILITY TO:

    • Communicate effectively (verbal and written) and lead by example.
    • Manage multiple tasks, possess time management skills and delegate responsibilities.
    • Display enthusiasm and energy in teaching assigned activity area.
    • Perform physical responsibilities in relation to client care (i.e. check and change, Safety Care, etc.)
    • Showcase creativity and knowledge in assigned specialized activity area.
    • Facilitate effective and respectful conflict resolution

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