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Direct Support Provider - Caregiver

Company: Wee Care Corp
Location: Goodyear
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDo you want a front row seat supporting others as they reach their full potential? Are you interested in an opportunity where you get to make a difference in the lives of others?If so, join the Wee Care team as a Direct Support Provider where we are dedicated to supporting our members in reaching their goals.Responsibilities / Duties:Direct Support Providers (DSP's) provide support to individuals with special needs in their home and/or in the community. Our DSP's follow plans tailored to each individuals' needs and goals, so responsibilities will vary. The services we offer are:Habilitation: DSP's will support members with basic life skills and track progress on their goals (Example: supporting a member as they learn to brush their teeth independently). Attendant Care: DSP's will support individuals in their home with personal care needs and may also provide companionship in community activities. (Example: assisting an individual with bathing; changing and laundering bedding; escorting an individual out with errands or desired activities). Respite: DSP's will support and care for individuals while providing short term support/relief to the individuals primary caregivers. DSP's may also provide companionship in community activities or events. (Example: supporting an individual with their needs while the primary caregiver goes out; taking an individual to the playground, movies, stores, party, etc.). Requirements / Qualifications:

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a Level 1 Arizona Fingerprint Clearance
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must have a valid drivers license
  • Must have a Flexible Schedule - Primarily available after school, evening and weekend hours
  • Must possess or be able to attend training for:
    • CPR and First Aid certification
    • Article 9 certification
    • Introduction to Developmental Disabilities certificate
    • Additional certification classes
    • Must be motivated to make a positive impact in the lives of others
    • Must have a desire to support others in reaching their full potential
    • Must be able to promote self esteem with our members and be an advocate for them
    • Working experience with individuals with special needs (preferred)We look forward to hearing from you and having you join our dedicated team!Compensation:Hourly Range - $13.00 - $16.00 + additional hourly incentive rate through 12/31/2022Medical, Dental, Vision, Aflac, Accrued Sick Time, 401K

Keywords: Wee Care Corp, Goodyear , Direct Support Provider - Caregiver, Healthcare , Goodyear, Arizona

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