Verland Foundation Direct Care Worker - Sewickley in Sewickley, Pennsylvania
VERLAND IS HIRING DIRECT CARE WORKERS WHO WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
$13.50 to $15.50 hr.
Medical Benefits now effective the month after hire date!
Bring your dedication and compassion to Verland's Sewickley campus! The job of a Direct Support Professional is a rewarding one as a direct care giver, supporting people with physically and/or intellectual disabilities in community activities and teaching daily living skills. Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) assist residents in our Sewickley campus homes with personal hygiene, meals, and transport. Shift differentials and FT Enhanced wage option are available. Valid Driver's License is required.
Bathe, dress, and assist clients with personal hygiene
Implement individualized programs; record all observations and daily progress notes.
Participate in planning social, home, and recreational activities
Assist with meals and perform cleaning and laundry duties in the house
Transport clients to appointments and activities in Verland vehicles
About Verland: Verland is a non-profit family of community homes and services throughout the county supporting 230 individuals with intellectual disabilities; many of whom have multiple physical challenges. In the nearly 40 years since its founding, Verland has grown to be one of southwestern Pennsylvania's largest provider of services for people with severe disabilities.
Verland's Sewickley campus has 10 family-centered homes, with a complete continuum of options for those needing more support, and includes cutting-edge facilities that provide medical, educational, and therapeutic services.
Verland offers excellent benefits!
Medical, Dental and Vision plans
24 hour Nurse hotline
Retirement Savings Plan
Employee Referral Bonus program
Generous Paid Time Off
Employee of the Month Awards
Employee Assistance Plan
New hire will receive training in all functions of residential care, including CPR, AED and First Aid. Your patient care experience is a plus, including care of family members
This position requires ability to lift 50 pounds independently, see, hear, stand, bend, walk, push, climb, and reach.
Employee must be 18 years old or older, MUST maintain a valid driver's license, and successfully complete a physical, drug test, and all clearances.
Ability to comprehend regulations, speak and provide written documentation in an understandable manner is required.
HS diploma or GED preferred
Verland is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V
Keyword: Direct Support Professional Nursing Assistant Home Health Aide Caregiver
From: Verland Foundation