Compensation: $17.15+ per hour DOE
Benefits (benefits will vary based on meeting certain eligibility criteria; the list below represents benefits to employees working 30+ hrs/wk):
Work Schedule: Hours are assigned by shift and may vary
We are looking for compassionate caregivers to care for our clients in a professional manner. It’s often a demanding job. But, it can also be very gratifying. People who are developmentally disabled are deserving and thankful for exceptional support. By actually spending time with our clients as they move through their daily lives, you will provide support to include, but not limited to, daily living skills, household management, building/maintaining relationships, communication, health/dental/wellness, and self-advocacy. Responsibilities may include assistance with personal care and hygiene.
The ideal candidate will be dependable and courteous with outstanding communication skills. A successful caregiver will be able to follow instructions and perform a variety of tasks to help clients.
Help clients take prescribed medication
Assist clients with ambulation and mobility around the house or outside (doctor’s appointments, walks, etc.)
Assist clients with personal care and hygiene
Help clients with physical therapy exercises
Plan and prepare meals with assistance from the clients (when they are able)
Do the client’s shopping or accompany them when they shop
Perform light housekeeping duties that clients can’t complete on their own
Be a pleasant and supportive companion
Report any unusual incidents
Act quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency
Excellent knowledge of emergency response and first aid (CPR)
Knowledge of housekeeping activities and cooking with attention to dietary constraints
Willingness to adhere to health and safety standards
Respectful and compassionate
Good time management skills
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
REACH, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, REACH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, and compensation and training.
This Position Description reflects the best efforts of REACH to describe the essential functions and qualifications of the job described. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities, or qualifications of the job. This Position Description is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation. This is not intended to be a contract.