• Direct Support Professional

    ID
    2018-7182
    Job Locations
    US-WI-Fort Atkinson
    Category
    Healthcare
    Job Type
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Shift
    1st, 2nd and 3rd
    Company
    Homes for Independent Living
  • Overview

    Homes for Independent Living (HIL) operates more than 100 programs located in more than 14 Wisconsin counties, including Jefferson County.  We strive to be a leader in providing the best in residential and community-based services for individuals with a wide array of disabilities.  We are hiring for our physical and/or developmental disabilities programs that provide support to adults that may have medical needs in addition to personal cares.  Our CBRF programs serve up to 8 individuals.

     

    HIL values high standards and rewards loyalty and quality work.  We are looking for reliable caregivers to join our 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 will be rewarded with a great opportunity to be part of a highly reputable organization.

     

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

    Status: Full-time and Part-time

     

    Starting pay is $11.00 per hour and up depending on experience and assigned program.  HIL offers competitive benefits including being 100% employee-owned!  Enjoy the benefit of being an 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

    As a member of the care team, you will assist the individuals we support in the following ways:

    • Health monitoring including medication administration, etc..
    • Personal cares including personal hygiene, showering, dressing, etc…
    • Daily living activities such as meal preparation and light housekeeping
    • Empower clients to use their own coping skills and make healthy decisions
    • Community integration skills 
    • Planning and participating in recreational activities within and outside the home
    • Recreational activities such as watching movies, shopping, & walks
    • Redirect challenging behaviors

    Qualifications

    • Demonstrated skill and/or potential in working with individuals with special needs in a supportive environment.
    • Exceptional communication and problem solving skills
    • Desire and ability to provide support to people needing assistance with daily living skills
    • Must be at least 18 years old
    • High school diploma, equivalent, or three years of equivalent work experience
    • 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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