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Date Added: Tue 15/06/2021

Caregiver / Weekends P/T - Slcos

Draper, UT, US
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Company: ABILITY AND CHOICE SERVICE, INC.

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description

Part Time Weekend Caregiver Shifts in Salt Lake County! Part-time weekend only shifts $14.00/hr. These shifts are in private residences in the community in Salt Lake County. These Part Time shifts do not included befits.

Would you like to support individuals with brain injuries and developmental disabilities in leading self-directed, meaningful lives? Are you looking for a full-time or part-time caregiving position where you can have fun at work while making a difference? If so, read on!

Please see important information regarding benefit plans, background checks and eligibility to work here

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A CAREGIVER / DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

As a Caregiver / Direct Support Professional, you support adults with developmental disabilities and brain injuries to live their best lives as independently as possible. In a residential setting or at our day program, you assist your clients with daily living activities and use effective teaching and mentoring techniques to teach them new skills and help them achieve goals. You are happy to assist with educational skills and recreational activities while providing a safe environment and helping them find greater access to the community.

You are conscientious about reporting any concerns about their health and safety and keeping documentation accurate and up-to-date. You are energized by the dynamic team of people you work with and find the work of supporting people with developmental disabilities and brain injuries to live amazing lives according to their own needs and desires extremely rewarding!

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 18 years old or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Own a smart phone
  • Reliable transportation and a good driving record
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug test

Do you have strong written and verbal communication skills? Would you be able to maintain electronic records? Do you enjoy coaching and mentoring others? Are you patient, respectful, tactful, and calm under pressure? Do you have the heart for serving people with developmental disabilities and brain injuries? If so, you may be perfect for this caregiving position!

WORK SCHEDULE

Full-time schedules are generally 8-hour shifts 5 days each week (35-40hours/week). Part-time schedules are typically 8-hour shifts 3 days per week or 4-hour shifts 5 days each week (24-25hours/week). Many shifts are during the day, and we have some shifts may be in the evening or on weekends.

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

If you feel that you would be right for this part-time or full-time caregiving position, fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application today!


ABOUT ABILITY AND CHOICE SERVICES, INC. (ACS)

Family-owned since 1987, we operate a social and community access hubs in Salt Lake and Tooele Counties along with integrated employment supports and in-home care for adults with developmental disabilities. Our day program hubs serve as community gathering hubs for participants to socialize, learn life skills, and access the greater community with their peers. Our participants (along with staff) enjoy going to community assets such as parks, the zoo, the aquarium, the movies, volunteering, and bowling--as well as taking semi-annual field trips to destinations such as Wendover and Boondocks.

Our wonderful staff is at the heart of the great human services we provide to adults with developmental disabilities. That's why we offer great benefits and an awesome work environment and culture.



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