Direct Care Support Staff

Location: Wareham, MA

Part Time

March 7, 2019

Description

We are currently looking for part-time Direct Care Support staff for evening, night and weekend hours to support individuals we serve whom live in an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) home. 

  • Establishing positive, professional, objective, and supportive working relationships with individuals being served
  • Engaging in activities with individuals that assist them in living independently in their community
  • Depending on an individual’s service plan (ISP), support may include companionship, assistance with personal hygiene, functional mobility, and/or coaching on life skills for living as independently as possible.
  • Transport and provide direct support on community outings. 
  • Assist in light household tasks as meal preparation, laundry & shopping. 

Qualification / Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and for The Arc’s mission statement.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Proven success developing positive working relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Staff are required to complete appropriate documentation to ensure services are being delivered.
  Ideal Candidates:
  • Bachelor’s degree or RBT preferred with 2-3 years’ experience working with adults on the spectrum.
Minimum Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record and must be able to pass criminal background checks.
  • CPR/First Aide (Training will be provided)
  • MAP (Training will be provided)
Physical Effort:
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, kneel, sit, reach, and climb stairs. Must be able to lift at least 25 pounds using proper lifting techniques or the use of two-person lift. Ability to operate a computer and other office equipment such as a copier & printer. Ability to assist persons served with tasks of daily living.

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