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Caregiver - Direct Support Professional

Company: Oconomowoc Residential Programs
Location: West Bend
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Grow in your Career while caring for adults with significant special needs.

 

Our adults have many needs that brought them to us.  You will help them live their best life – all while carving a career path for yourself.  We ensure people with challenging special needs and those who serve them have the support they need to thrive.

 

We are looking to hire one or two individuals to work as full-time Caregivers in our West Bend Region group homes in a Float position. The employee will work  Friday, Saturday, and Sunday three out of every 4 weeks during the month, 12 hour shifts. Will have one weekend off every month, and will be off every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday. Must be able to work any shift during their assigned days, and at any of our  group homes in our West Bend Region. Our clients are adults with disabilities living in houses, duplexes, and apartments throughout the West Bend area.  The starting pay is $17-18/hour with full benefits. 


To succeed in this role, you must understand the emotional and developmental disabilities of the people you serve.  You will be trained to use proper interventions and approaches while helping the clients with their daily needs. As a Direct Support Professional Float you will be responsible for:

  • Following the Individual Service Plan (ISP) created for each specific client
  • Health monitoring including medication administration, etc.
  • High level of personal cares including personal hygiene, dressing, etc.
  • Utilization of specialized equipment for client mobility
  • Daily living activities such as meal preparation and light housekeeping
  • Community integration skills and recreational activities

To be considered for this job, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have 1 year of caregiver experience
  • Exceptional communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to provide high level of physically demanding care to clients, such as but not limited to, transporting to/from wheelchair, bathing, toileting, and dressing
  • Ability to maintain self-composure and self-control under stressful conditions
  • Valid driver's license for 3 years with an acceptable driving record per HIL's policy
  • Access to an insured vehicle is strongly preferred
  • Successful completion of a caregiver background check as mandated by Wisconsin Chapter DHS 12
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment TB test and health screen

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We maintain a drug-free workplace.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  Men, Women, Minorities, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Oconomowoc Residential Programs, Milwaukee , Caregiver - Direct Support Professional, Other , West Bend, Wisconsin

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