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Direct Care Worker (Direct Support Professional) (Group Homes & One-on-One)

Company: Easter Seals Blake Foundation
Location: Tucson
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

*Full-time, part-time, and on-call positions available!**$15.00/hr starting pay!**Join the Easterseals Blake Foundation team today and receive a $300 hiring bonus for a full-time position or $150 hiring bonus for a part-time position after providing 90 days of dependable and consistent services! (Subject to approval)*Would you like to make a lasting impact in your local community? Put your talents to use by becoming a Direct Support Professional! *No experience required*! We offer paid training, excellent benefits, and a reliable work schedule. This position is based in either a *residential group home or one-on-one caregiving setting*, and works closely with our clinical staff to support therapeutic and behavioral plans. DSPs provide assistance and strategies to the individuals we serve to live as independently as possible.*Essential Duties and Responsibilities: ** Transportation and support out in the community: outings/field trips, medical appointments, and shopping* Assist with daily living skills including meal preparation and assist with medication administration* Provide guidance on a range of developmental goals from community participation, household budgeting, exercise, nutrition, and supporting vocational responsibilities* Support persons served with living skills such as personal hygiene, grooming, and/or bathing* Assist individuals we serve to redirect agitated or aggressive behaviors*Please call or text the Recruiter hiring for this position, Ricardo, at 520-866-1977 with any questions. **Minimum Requirements: ** Education: High School Diploma or GED preferred.* Experience: 3 months of volunteer or professional care giving experience preferred.* Regulatory:* Must be 18 years of age or older for non-driving position.* Must be 21 years of age or older for driving position.* Valid, unrestricted Arizona driver's license and the willingness to use personal vehicle in the course of employment. Must meet minimum requirements of agency insurance carrier.* Must possess a valid AZ DPS Level 1 fingerprint clearance card.* CPR and First Aid certification (Employer provides).* Training:* Must complete all in-home training within the first 14 days of hire and all other required trainings within 90 days of hire.* Maintain current CPR, First Aid, Article IX, and Prevention & Supports certification. (State of Arizona, DES, DDD requirement). *Paid training!**Other Requirements: ** Must be able to utilize Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as face mask, gown, googles and gloves, for any amount of time necessary to provide a physical barrier to protect the employee and others.* Read, write and speak effectively in English.* Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.* Must remain awake throughout entire shift.* Must be able to operate a computer, phone and other office equipment.* Must be able to walk, climb, stoop, squat, reach, stretch, ascend and descend stairs.* Must be able to support members with developmental disabilities.* Must be able to distinguish smells such as gas and other noxious fumes for the safety of members in homes.* Ability to work flexible schedules: weekends, nights, days, evenings, partial shifts, 8/12/16 hour shifts.*Easterseals Blake Foundation is an EEO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer *Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $15.00 per hourBenefits:* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible schedule* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Professional development assistance* Referral program* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 10 hour shift* 12 hour shift* 4 hour shift* 8 hour shift* Monday to Friday* On call* Weekend availabilitySupplemental pay types:* Signing bonusEducation:* High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:* Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)Shift availability:* Day Shift (Preferred)* Night Shift (Preferred)* Overnight Shift (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Easter Seals Blake Foundation, Tucson , Direct Care Worker (Direct Support Professional) (Group Homes & One-on-One), Other , Tucson, Arizona

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