REACH, Inc.

$$$ 2000.00 New Hire Bonus

Compensation Range Starting out:
$19.00-$24.00

Benefits (benefits will vary based on meeting certain eligibility criteria; the list below represents benefits to employees working 30+ hrs/wk):

  • $2,000 New Hire BONUS (paid in two installments -- paid after successful completion of 90 days and 180 days of employment)
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Personal Leave
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and FSA (medical and dependent care)
  • 401(k) retirement plan, plus discretionary employer match
  • Flexible schedule

Work Schedule: Hours are assigned by shift and may vary

About the 24-Hour Direct Service Provider Position

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.

Caregiver Responsibilities

  • 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

Caregiver Requirements

  • 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
  • Strong ethics
  • Physical endurance
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Disclaimer:

REACH, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. REACH is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to hr@ reachak.org or call (907) 586-8228

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.