• Caregiver - Direct Support Professional, Behavioral Health

    ID
    2018-7155
    Job Locations
    US-WI-Green Bay
    Category
    Healthcare
    Job Type
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Shift
    1st, 2nd and 3rd
    Company
    Homes for Independent Living
  • Overview

    NOW OFFERING HIGHER STARTING WAGES!

     

    Tired of managing multiple clients and having to share you time?  Join HIL, an employee-owned company, and enjoy the benefit of workig one-on-one as a caregiver with a client!  Go home every day knowing that you made a difference in the lives of others!

     

    Homes for Independent Living (HIL) is hiring Caregivers / Direct Support Professionals for our behavior health programs that provide support services to adults that require behavioral supports and interventions.  We will rely on you to enhance the overall health, safety, and welfare of our clients.

     

    HIL is looking for reliable Caregivers / Direct Support Ppofessionals to join our growing team. If you are a hard worker who strives to do their best, you may find that you would thrive as a caregiver at HIL. The ideal candidate is a friendly, patient, and dedicate caregiver who takes pride in helping others.  Your positive attitude and energy will make a difference in the lives of others!

     

    Hours: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift  (schedules include every other weekend and some holidays)

    Status: Full-time / Part-time

     

    Starting pay is $12.00 per hour and higher depending on experience and assigned program.  HIL offers competitive benefits and is excited to be 100% employee-owned!  Enjoy the benefit of being a co-owner in the company!

     

    We are looking for team members who will embrace our Beliefs and Behaviors: Passion, Accountability, Teamwork, Openness, Continuous Learning and Innovation.

    Responsibilities

    Essential functions include:

    • Coach and mentor clients in their choices and actions in the areas of 1) daily living activities, 2) developing and maintaining positive self-image, 3) personal hygiene and health monitoring, 4) social and communication skills, 5) functional community skills, 6) recreational activities, and 7) budgeting and planning
    • Follow directives documented in Behaviors Support Plan (BSP) when interacting with clients, including responding to verbal and physical aggression, property destruction, and elopement
    • Follow appropriate restraint measures and defensive moves as needed to ensure physical safety of clients and staff
    • Implement interventions that have been identified and developed for specific client situations
    • Administer medications per policy and promptly report any errors or concerns with medication administration to the Supervisor
    • Monitor clients for illness and injury. Document and report all concerns promptly to Supervisor.  Follow procedures for taking action and notifying others.
    • Maintain appropriate professional boundaries with clients, interacting with them in a sincere and meaningful way while maintaining a caregiver – client relationship

    Qualifications

    • Must be at least 18 years old
    • Maintain self-composure and self-control under stressful conditions. Clients may exhibit physical aggression, challenging, or offensive behaviors
    • Demonstrate effective written and oral English communication skills
    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
    • Valid Wisconsin Class D driver's license for 3 years with an acceptable driving record per HIL's policy; access to an insured vehicle is strongly preferred
    • Successful completion of a caregiver background check as mandated by Wisconsin Chapter DHS 12
    • Successful completion of a pre-employment TB test and health screen

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    We maintain a drug-free workplace

    We are an equal opportunity employer.  Men, Women, Minorities, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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