Direct Care Professional - New Increased Wage

Direct Care Professional - New Increased Wage

ACR Homes | Stillwater, MN, US

Posted 14 days ago

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Description

ACR Homes provides high quality residential support services in over 50 Twin Cities locations to people with physical and developmental disabilities, as well as care for older adults, including memory care, through our sister company, Arthur's Senior Care. We are proud to say that ACR was voted a top 5 Workplace 5 years straight and the #1 large workplace by our employees TWICE through the Star Tribune Top Workplaces survey and contest. 

 

Locations Include:

Andover, Arden Hills, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Coon Rapids, Eagan, Eden Prairie, Golden Valley, Lakeville, Little Canda, Maple Grove, Maplewood, Mounds View, New Brighton, North St. Paul, Plymouth, Robbinsdale, Roseville, Shoreview, St. Anthony, Stillwater, and Woodbury. 

 

We are seeking high caliber employees in both part-time and full-time capacities to join us in providing care and services for those we care for in our homes throughout the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul area. 

 

DIRECT CARE PROFESSIONAL (DCP) JOB DESCRIPTION: 

 

ACR Homes cares about providing the best quality of care for our residents. As a Direct Care Professional (DCP), you will receive thorough paid training that will allow you to care for the physical, medical, and emotional needs of our residents with disabilities in a residential group home setting. You will also gain skills in advocacy by helping residents on appointments and in the community. In addition to that, you will have the opportunity to administer medications, work with specialized medical equipment, assist with daily therapies and treatments, and build genuine friendships by enjoying fun activities together. 

 

DIRECT CARE FLOAT JOB DESCRIPTION: 


Direct Care Floats have the opportunity to do the same work as our traditional DCPs but instead of being placed at one home, Floats work shifts at all locations. Floats receive training for all ACR and Arthur's locations and receive their schedules 1 week in advance. Floats can be part-time or full-time and receive a higher hourly starting wage. 


Employment Information:


Rate of Pay:

$17.00/hour for day and evening shifts 

$19.00/hour for weekend shifts

$19.00/hour for weekday awake overnight shifts

$21.00/hour for weekend awake overnight shifts (Friday & Saturday)

PLUS an ADDITIONAL $.50-$2.00/hour House Specific Rate Exception Differentials at specific homes! 

**effective 9/25/22

Employment Type:
Full-time

Location:
Suburban Twin Cities


Benefits Information:


Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits:



  • Traditional Medical package offered through PreferredOne (NICE Healthcare included at no cost*)

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Long-term disability and life insurance benefits

  • Voluntary short-term disability and supplemental life insurance

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Tuition Assistance Program



  • Learn more about each position at https://acrhomes.com/employment/acr-positions/

     

    TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 

    Part-time and full-time employees who are enrolled in college and working toward a degree can earn up to $2,000/yr towards tuition and other qualifying expenses. 

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE:



  • Interact with residents

  • Support resident health and well-being

  • Carry out safety, meal preparation and cleaning procedures

  • Seek and follow the advice and directions of supervisors

  • Work effectively with coworkers

  • Uphold ACR's Core Values

  • Participate in training and development

  • Present a positive attitude and professionalism

  • Adhere to scheduling policies

  • Be on-call via a cell phone when requested to do so

  • Adhere to company policies and procedures

  • Accept other duties as assigned by a superior

  • Report illegal activity


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    REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:



  • You must be at least 18 years old

  • You must have a drivers license (except for awake overnights) and a relatively clean driving record

  • You must be able and willing to provide care for both male and female clients

  • You must be able to do some lifting

  • You must be able to work independently and you must have interpersonal skills including empathy, responsibility, self-control, good judgment, and overall adjustment

  • You must be able to see, hear, speak, interact, and write in English sufficiently to perform the essential functions of the position

  • Part-time requires a minimum of 10 shifts/month (2-3 shifts/week) with an increasing number of homes only requiring 2 shifts/week.

  • Full-time employees must work at least 38-40 hours per week


  • This is intended as a summary; additional functions and requirements are stated in the full job description below


    ACR Homes is an EEO/AA Employer. ACR is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion in our recruiting, hiring, and professional development programs. We commit to ensuring an exceptional work experience for ALL employees where diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our goal of providing the best possible care.