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

Company: Aurora Community 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 integrationHelp consumers plan and prepare their choices of fun events and outingsAssisting with self care- dressing, bathing or showering, brushing teeth, toileting, shavingMedication AdministrationMeal Preparation/PlanningTransportation of consumersFollow individual service plansOther duties as assignedEssential Functions/Requirements:18 years of ageAcceptable Background Character VerificationValid drivers license and acceptable driving record for consumer transportAbility 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 fingersCommunicate basic EnglishBasic reading, writing, and internet navigation skillsExperience with adults with disabilitiesFloat Staff Requirements/QualificationsWork and training schedule is obtained ONLY from the Direct Support CoordinatorMust be available every other weekendMust maintain a minimum of Secondary Drive StatusMust be willing to travel to all operations within the regionDrive time is paid after 30 minutes of travel from staff residenceDrive time reimbursement must be submitted monthlyIf full time, the employee must maintain a full-time work schedule2+ years of experience in residential services requiredFrequent schedule changes/declining scheduled shifts is grounds for dischargeIf "regular" position is desired, must apply - rate of pay would be regular rate of pay for that positionFloat 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 hoursFull Time Weekend: Work 32 hours every weekend (Paid for 40 hours) - NOshift differentialPart Time Weekend: Work 32 hours every other weekend - NOshift differentialBenefits:Option to get paid before paydayFlexible scheduling around availability, and every other weekend offOpportunities for advancement in a growing, hire-from-within companyShift differential on weekendsEmployee discount - Verizon and DellHealth InsuranceLife InsuranceDental InsuranceVacation/Personal HoursEmployee Stock Ownership401-KEmployee Achievement ProgramReferral BonusLongevity Bonus for Part Time or Full Time EmployeesCasual dress (no uniforms), fun work atmosphereAnd moreIf 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#JobListings #EauClaire #MentalHealthAwareness #NewBeginning #PersonalCare #hiringnow #hiring #joinourteam #careers #jobs #jobsearch #programassistant#Caregiver #Caretaker #DirectCareStaff #PersonalCareWorker #DirectSupportProfessional #ResidentialCareProvider #DayStaff #NowHiring#InHomeCare #AdultCare #Aide #Caregiver

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

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