This is a full-time, 40-hour position.
We are currently accepting applications for 1st Shift (6:30 AM to 2:30 PM) and 2nd Shift (2:30 PM to 10:30 PM)
There are no part time or per diem shifts currently available.
The Direct Care Worker is a role model and is responsible for the care and guidance of individuals. The nature of care varies to some extent in accordance with needs of individuals. The work may involve physical care, supervision and personal hygiene. Guidance in work, study, social, spiritual, and recreational activities may also be assigned. Employees supervise the individuals in housekeeping responsibilities and in the formalized and non-formalized recreational and leisure time activities. Direct Care Workers record observed behaviors and interactions with groups and peers. Employees may have food service and housekeeping responsibilities. Duties include crisis monitoring, prevention, intervention and counseling. The employee will be expected to perform in all programs assigned and expected to perform other related duties as assigned.
Critical Physical Demands:
Definition: Critical demands are the physical capabilities required to perform the essential functions of a job.
High school diploma/GED required. BA/BS in Human Services or related field preferred and may be required in some programs.
Two years of experience in the field of human services is preferred.
A Valid Driver’s License with a safe driving record is required. Must be able to transport individuals to and from program, and to off grounds activities and appointments.
An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
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