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Personal Support / Direct Care Professional - week

Company: The Arc of Plymouth and Upper Cape Cod
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionFamily Staff/Personal Support Professional - Agency With Choice (AWC)$18-20 per hourPart-Time - Weekend coverage neededNumber of hires for this role: 2 - 4Hiring for the following locations: Marshfield, Plymouth, Bourne, Duxbury, CarverCome work for The Arc of Plymouth and Upper Cape Cod!We are a nonprofit organization that has been supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families for more than 50-years.In 2019, our organization provided support to nearly 1,000 people throughout the South Coast area, and that number is always growing. For more details on the impact our nonprofit has on your community, view our most recent Impact Report here: to learn more about The Arc of Plymouth and Upper Cape Cod? Visit our website ( to get to know our staff, our history, and the incredible work our staff does every day!Your Role OverviewThe Arc of Plymouth and Upper Cape Cod is looking for people with great energy, talents, connections in the community and the ability to share their talents with adults with developmental disabilities.We are looking to hire outstanding Direct Care Professionals in our Agency With Choice program to serve in towns including Marshfield, Plymouth, Bourne, Duxbury, Carver to find happiness in their own homes, in their personal relationships, and as contributing members of their community.If you have an excellent work ethic and high energy, we can help you to build a great career, feel great about what you accomplish and make a huge contribution in someone's life!If you enjoy helping people and working for a mission, the Direct Support Professional staff position will be fulfilling!The Good StuffThe Arc offers incredible employee benefits such as tuition reimbursement, employee referral bonuses and comprehensive benefits including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • 4 weeks of earned leave after your first year of employment
  • and more!Your ResponsibilitiesOur amazing team of Direct Support Professionals support people with Developmental Disabilities to live as independently as possible, while attaining the assistance they need to access all of what their community has to offer. The Arc of Plymouth and Upper Cape Cod believes that employees drive our success as an organization. We are seeking 1:1 direct support professional for adult men and women with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and medical complexities. Candidates will provide support and promote independent living both in the home setting and in the community. This might include assistance with ADL's, social and leisure type activities, or transporting to and from appointments. If you have an excellent work ethic and high energy, we can help you to build a great career, feel great about what you accomplish and make a monumental contribution in someone's life!You will do things like:
    • Provide 1:1 support and assistance to promote independence.
    • Work collaboratively with family and department team members in the home and community.
    • Provide transportation within the community to support a variety of experiences such as shopping, appointments, outings, and transportation to and from work.
    • Work directly with the individual providing supports to enhance all aspects of independent living including social/life/safety/and job skills.
    • Assist in light household tasks as meal preparation, laundry & shopping as needed.
    • Assist persons served with tasks of daily living as needed.
    • Certified Nursing Assistance (CNA) or Home Health Aid (HHA) experience preferred.Qualifications
      • Commitment to The Arc's mission - to empower and support people with disabilities and their families to belong, contribute, and thrive.
      • Comfort developing positive working relationships with diverse groups of people.
      • Comfort utilizing technology to complete reports and communicate with staff.
      • High School Diploma or equivalent.
      • Valid driver's license with clean driving record.
      • Must pass criminal background check.
      • CPR/First Aid certified (Training will be provided)
      • Availability to attend required 3-day orientation (Details will be provided – some trainings may be virtual due to COVID-19)Physical Effort
        • Ability to stand, walk, bend, kneel, sit, reach, and climb stairs.
        • Must be able to lift at least 25 pounds using proper lifting techniques or the use of two-person lift.The Arc of Plymouth and Upper Cape Cod is an Equal Opportunity EmployerPowered by JazzHRMYGbdKdhsU

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