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Direct Support Professional (Caregiver) - Float Staff- Eau Claire

Company: Aurora Services
Location: Eau Claire
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

If you are passionate and committed to helping individuals live fuller, happier, and more satisfying lives, then Aurora Community Services has a rewarding career opportunity for you!

For over 35 years, Aurora has been a leader in providing customized services that support individuals with disabilities, chronic mental illness, and traumatic brain injuries in residential settings. We value employees that are passionate about making people smile every day by empowering them to live as independently as possible.

The services we provide require a dedicated staff that is committed to utilizing behavioral support programs, aiding with self care, or performing essential duties, while maintaining the consumer's dignity.

Duties/Responsibilities:

* Seek out opportunities for community/social integration
* Help consumers plan and prepare their choices of fun events and outings
* Assisting with self care- dressing, bathing or showering, brushing teeth, toileting, shaving
* Medication Administration
* Meal Preparation/Planning
* Transportation of consumers
* Follow individual service plans
* Other duties as assigned

Essential Functions/Requirements:

* 18 years of age
* Acceptable Background Character Verification
* Valid drivers license and acceptable driving record for consumer transport
* Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to twist, turn, squat, bend, reach, pull, push from high/low position, raise arms above shoulder, walk, sit (chair and floor), climb stairs, and use hands and fingers
* Communicate basic English
* Basic reading, writing, and internet navigation skills
* Experience with adults with disabilities

Float Staff Requirements/Qualifications

* Work and training schedule is obtained ONLY from the Direct Support Coordinator
* Must be available every other weekend
* Must maintain a minimum of Secondary Drive Status
* Must be willing to travel to all operations within the region
* Drive time is paid after 30 minutes of travel from staff residence
* Drive time reimbursement must be submitted monthly
* If full time, the employee must maintain a full-time work schedule
* 2+ years of experience in residential services required
* Frequent schedule changes/declining scheduled shifts is grounds for discharge
* If "regular" position is desired, must apply - rate of pay would be regular rate of pay for that position

Float positions are available with the following schedules:

* Full Time: Must include every other weekend hours, designated days off weekly - $1.50/hr shift differential for weekend hours
* Full Time Weekend: Work 32 hours every weekend (Paid for 40 hours) - NO shift differential
* Part Time Weekend: Work 32 hours every other weekend - NO shift differential

Benefits:

* Option to get paid before payday
* Flexible scheduling around availability, and every other weekend off
* Opportunities for advancement in a growing, hire-from-within company
* Shift differential on weekends
* Employee discount - Verizon and Dell
* Health Insurance
* Life Insurance
* Dental Insurance
* Vacation/Personal Hours
* Employee Stock Ownership
* 401-K
* Employee Achievement Program
* Referral Bonus
* Longevity Bonus for Part Time or Full Time Employees
* Casual dress (no uniforms), fun work atmosphere
* And more

If you are looking to make a difference, join the Aurora team! Aurora Community Services is proud to be an Employee Owned Company! An EOE/AA Employer

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Keywords: Aurora Services, Eau Claire , Direct Support Professional (Caregiver) - Float Staff- Eau Claire, Healthcare , Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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