Oconomowoc Residential Programs

  • Caregiver - Direct Support Professional, Male Behavior Health

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    1st and 2nd
    Homes for Independent Living
  • Overview


    Male Caregivers Encouraged to apply!


    Work Today, get paid Tomorrow!  Take advantage of our new PayActiv Benefit


    Tired of managing multiple clients and having to share your time.  Join HIL and enjoy the benefit of working one-on-one with a client!  Go home every day knowing that your positive attitude made a difference in the lives of others!


    Homes for Independent Living (HIL) operates more than 100 programs located in more than 14 Wisconsin counties, including Waukesha County.  We are an industry leader in providing the best in residential and community-based services for individuals with a wide array of disabilities.  We are hiring for our programs that provide support services to adults with mental health needs and who require guidance in making healthy decisions including behavior management.


    HIL is 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. 


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

    Status: Full-time and Part-time


    Starting pay is $10.50-12.00 per hour.  HIL offers competitive benefits including being 100% employee-owned!  Enjoy the benefit of being an owner in the company!


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

    • Daily living activities
    • Develop and maintain positive self-image
    • Empower clients to use their own coping skills and make healthy decisions
    • Redirect challenging behaviors
    • Health monitoring including medication administration, personal hygiene, etc..
    • Community integration skills and recreational activities


    • Demonstrated skill and/or potential for working with individuals with special needs in a supportive environment.
    • High school diploma, equivalent, or three years of equivalent work experience
    • Must be at least 18 years old
    • Exceptional communication and problem solving skills
    • Valid Wisconsin Class D driver's license for 3 years with an acceptable driving record per HIL's policy required
    • Access to an insured vehicle is strongly preferred
    • Ability to maintain self-composure and self-control under stressful conditions.
    • Clients may exhibit aggressive, challenge, or offensive behaviors
    • 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



    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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