Caregiver/Direct Care Worker - Paid Overtime & Great Benefits

Here at Affordable Home Care we treat our caregivers like family! We believe in promoting from within! There is always room for growth in our company for all of our employees.

Location:

  • Work close to home
  • Positions available in Allentown, Reading, & Philadelphia
  • Serve seniors in your local community.

Wages:

  • Competitive wages and benefits
  • Positions start at $12 with growth opportunities
  • We offer emergency rate differential

Benefits:

  • We offer medical, dental, vision, life and legal insurance for all employees working at least 30 hours
  • We pay overtime. (Time and a half)
  • 40 hours of vacation is given to full time employees after working for one year.
  • Full time employees that work on holidays will be paid at the overtime rate.
  • Sick time is accrued after 90 days of employment.
  • Paid on the Job Training.
  • Referral Bonus opportunities
  • Flexible schedules, full time and part time hours available.

The Direct Care Worker provides direct assistance and supervision to adults living with physical disabilities with activities of daily living such as, homemaking, personal care, community and personal development skills in accordance with the persons individual service plan.

The Direct Care Worker, ensures that the consumers services and supports promote their rights, choices, self-determination, independence and build personal and community living skills.

To Provide effective services and supports for consumers, the essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop positive rapport to support the consumer to and/or provide homemaking services such as house cleaning, meal preparation and assistance, laundry, grocery shopping, and banking.
  • Provide direct personal care to consumers based on their needs.
  • Reinforce teaching and support consumers to develop daily living skills using assistive devices and techniques on a daily basis based on their unique needs.
  • Assist consumers to achieve goals as identified in their individual service plan.
  • Assist in the implementation of the consumers daily living activities and schedules.
  • Implement established protocols and intervention strategies including behavior management.
  • Advocate for consumers based on goals, needs and individual service plan.
  • Implement a variety of communication strategies to assist the consumer to understand their rights and responsibilities.
  • Assist consumers in social, leisure, educational, recreational and/or vocational activities as required.
  • Communicate with other agencies, staff, professionals and family/friends as required to assist consumers to achieve goals.
  • Communicate any significant changes in the consumers physical, emotional, or spiritual well being to other members of the support team.
  • Ensure complete confidentiality of all consumer medical information in compliance with relevant legislation and agency policy

Posted
07/21/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Allentown, PA 18104, US