Direct Support/Care Worker

Values Into Action Supports Brokerage - Philadelphia, PA

30+ days ago

Are you looking for flexible, rewarding, challenging work where you can really MAKE a DIFFERENCE? We've got the perfect job for you!

As a Support Service Worker, you will partner with a person with a disability on a one on one basis to provide caring support to that individual to live a life of their choosing, in their own home and community.

Currently seeking support for an active young adult who takes a leading role in self-directing the support he receives. He is looking for an engaging, creative, motivated person to work with him! A love for music and art is a PLUS! Must be willing to help them explore, develop and pursue hobbies and interests while guiding, instructing and teaching; doing things with, not for, them. They are looking for reliable, trustworthy and consistent staff who are clear and assertive communicators. Must have a vehicle as they will need support in the local community taking part in activities of their choosing such as recreational activities and visiting family.

Currently looking for candidates available Friday evening and a 4 hours shift on Saturday or Sunday. This young man is planning for his future and looking to identify long-term support staff. Ideal candidate will become familiar with local, community based music based entertainment sources.

The work is community based, meaning you are working in the home and local community of the person you support. You will interact with family members, your co-workers and other support team members, so respect and accountability is key! Candidates should be able and want to assist with socialization, building community, problem solving and planning.

Wage range:

Hourly wage commensurate with experience and education.

Basic requirements for the job:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Minimum HS diploma or GED
  • Reliable transportation (car with registration, inspection & insurance)
  • Ability to pass pre-employment criminal & health screening

Does this sound like a great fit? Submit resume and cover letter.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $19.00 to $19.52 /hour

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $19.00 to $19.52 /hour

Experience:

  • direct care: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school (Required)

Location:

  • Philadelphia, PA (Preferred)

License:

  • drivers (Required)
  • CPR (Preferred)

Shifts:

  • Evening (Required)

Required travel:

  • 25 (Preferred)