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In-Home Caregiver

Company: Easter Seals Blake Foundation
Location: Tucson
Posted on: November 26, 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 in-home 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-time

Pay: $15.00 per hour

* 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 insurance
* 10 hour shift
* 12 hour shift
* 4 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday
* On call
* Weekend availability
Supplemental pay types:
* Signing bonus

* High school or equivalent (Preferred)

* Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)

Shift availability:
* Day Shift (Preferred)
* Night Shift (Preferred)
* Overnight Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Easter Seals Blake Foundation, Tucson , In-Home Caregiver, Other , Tucson, Arizona

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