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Caregiver / Direct Support – Developmental Disabilities

Job Description

 

Hiring in the Milwaukee, Oconomowoc, Watertown, Johnson Creek, Jefferson and Waterloo areas.
Full and Part time positions open on various shifts


Come see how Bethesda is growing!


 


Caregiver / Direct Support – Developmental Disabilities


 

We have great opportunities for employment working in homes with Bethesda Lutheran Communities.  If you are fun loving, energetic and a team player, please apply. 

 

 

This job could change your life. Join us in supporting individuals with developmental disabilities in their home. You will have a chance to see people grow, build relationships and discover things about yourself that you may not have known.

Make a difference in the lives of others...you may find that one of the lives you'll enrich is your own.

  

Bethesda Lutheran Communities, a Christ-centered non-profit ministry, seeks to hire individuals who truly care about people and want to make a difference in someone else’s life. Direct Support Professionals (DSPs), caregivers, are needed to support and assist adults with developmental disabilities to live life to the fullest, with dignity, as they grow in independence, learn new skills, and grow ever stronger in their walk with Christ.

DSPs ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and agency policies and procedures. The DSP is someone who will personally contribute encouragement, guidance and genuine concern for the client’s daily accomplishments and promote the health, safety and emotional support of the individuals we serve. Bethesda strives to support people in order to achieve the highest quality of life possible.

We seek someone who will demonstrate professionalism and high standards of integrity while working in the residential-setting work environment--someone who views his/her work day with Bethesda clients and co-workers as an opportunity to be a positive influence.

On-call positions are available with advancement opportunities and competitive pay.

We train and certify for medication administration. We conduct on-the-job trainings and coordinate with vendors for additional employee training. We also pay referral bonuses for recruiting top quality employees.  Paid training provided.

 

Duties to include:

  • Provides supports to people served by assisting in the development and implementation of all Support Plans, including spiritual life supports, assisting people in achieving their personal goals and desires, providing interaction and choices for activities that support a meaningful day, and supporting people to be independent in activities of daily living.
  • Assists people with maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly home by following safety and infection control procedures; educates people about maintaining  homes.
  • Maintains and expands skills and knowledge relevant to providing high quality support and services.  Obtains and maintains all required certifications and trainings and applies the information to support people served.

Job Requirements

  • Prospective employees must be 18 years old or older, be eligible to work in the United States
  • Valid driver’s license
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience is preferred but not required

 

Job Snapshot

Post Date 8/13/2014
Location Milwaukee, WI
Base Pay $9.74 /Hour
Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Health Care, Nonprofit - Social Services
Education High School
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services, Not for Profit - Charitable, Social Services
Required Travel None
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