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Caregiver Supervisor

Company: Homes for Independent Living of Wisconsin
Location: Cascade
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewGrow 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.You will:Be part of a reliable, caring team that provides direct support to adults with severe behavioral and physical disabilitiesHave more one on one care with residentsBe relied upon to enhance the overall health, safety, and welfare of our clientsAt Homes for Independent Living, we want you to succeed. When you join our team, you will be:Enrolled in our comprehensive training program designed to build your skills and confidenceEligible for internal promotionsCompetitively compensated with a starting wage of $15/hour.Eligible for an amazing line of benefits to include: dental, health, vision, 401K, life insurance and a great PTO accrual program! Our Culture There's more to Homes for Independent Living than competitive pay and benefits. Homes for Independent Living is a MyPath company, a 100% employee-owned organization that transforms lives. We do this by offering residential, educational, vocational and day programs for people with special needs.Each year, after your first year of employment with us, you will receive part of your income in company stock, making you an employee owner. This stock allocation is a company-funded benefit - no investment from employees is required. Yet, employee ownership goes beyond simply stock.As a MyPath company, we support an ownership culture through the organization. Our culture is based upon five beliefs: PassionAccountabilityTeamworkOpennessContinuous Learning and Innovation As an employee owner you can expect transparency, respect, and appreciation. You'll impact the place you work and map a career within Homes for Independent Living or other ORP companies. With your passion and our breadth of services, your options are nearly limitless!We are an equal opportunity employer. Men, women, and minorities are encouraged to apply.ResponsibilitiesTo 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 Supervisor, you will be responsible for:Managing the home, training, coaching, counseling, etc. Following the Individual Service Plan (ISP) created for each specific clientHealth monitoring including medication administration, etc.Daily living activities such as meal preparation and light housekeepingCommunity integration skills and recreational activitiesRedirection of challenging behaviors QualificationsTo be considered for this job, you must meet the following requirements:Must be at least 18 years oldDemonstrated skill and/or potential in working with individuals with special needs in a supportive environment.Exceptional communication and problem-solving skillsAbility to maintain self-composure and self-control under stressful conditionsAbility to remain comfortable and composed when clients may exhibit aggressive, challenging, or offensive behaviorsValid driver's license for 3 years with an acceptable driving record per HIL's policyAccess to an insured vehicle is strongly preferredSuccessful completion of a caregiver background check as mandated by Wisconsin Chapter DHS 12Successful completion of a pre-employment TB test and health screenWe maintain a drug-free workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer. Men, Women, Minorities, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Homes for Independent Living of Wisconsin, Milwaukee , Caregiver Supervisor, Other , Cascade, Wisconsin

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