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Direct Support Professional (Caregiver) - Part Time and Full Time - Spooner

Company: Aurora Community Services
Location: Trego
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

$1000 SIGN ON BONUS $1.50/hr shift differential for weekend hours FLEXIBLE HOURS Call for details ! Paid Training, no experience necessary for Caregivers 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 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 Behaviors Preferred
        • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
        • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group Motivations Preferred
          • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Keywords: Aurora Community Services, Duluth , Direct Support Professional (Caregiver) - Part Time and Full Time - Spooner, Healthcare , Trego, Minnesota

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