Discover your potential to make a difference in the lives of others!
Become a Direct Service Worker and help improve the life of someone with a disability or chronic illness. If you believe you have the special personality and desire to make a difference in the life of someone with a disability, we would love to talk with you! Our dedicated Coordinators and administrative staff are prepared to help you have a fulfilling employment experience providing Direct Care for someone special. Direct Service Workers provide essential help with Activities of Daily Living in order to assist persons with disabilities to live with as much dignity and independence as possible.
Tasks involved in the job of a Direct Service Worker could include:
*Companionship for a person who cannot be left alone because of a physical or cognitive impairment.
*Teaching adults with disabilities skills necessary to manage living by themselves
*Assisting a child who has physical disabilities to participate in everyday school activities.
*Helping someone with bathing, dressing, toileting, or getting in and out of bed.
*Checking a person's temperature, pulse, blood pressure or taking their medicine.
*Assisting people with grocery shopping, running errands and community recreation.
*Helping with meal preparation, eating, or housekeeping.
If you are a professional dedicated to quality work and believe providing services to persons with special needs is your calling, then Gulf Coast Social Services is the right employer for you. We only consider the best qualified applicants for employment because we believe persons with special needs deserve only the best qualified Care Companions. If you want to be a part of a challenging and rewarding employment experience, we are ready to talk with you. Please apply in person at our Northshore location.
All employees receive paid training & mileage reimbursement.
To be considered for employment, an applicant must pass a criminal background check, as per Louisiana R. S. 40:1300.52 et seq., and a motor vehicle records check. At the time of hire, the following will be required for employment:
*Original Social Security Card
*Proof of a valid Louisiana driver's license
*Proof of current Louisiana auto liability insurance
*Unlimited access to a reliable vehicle in safe operating condition with a current Louisiana inspection sticker
*Smart Phone with Internet Access
Gulf Coast Social Services is looking for a Committed Direct Service Worker for the Slidell area to work the following shifts: Tuesday - Thursday (9:00 am - 2:00 pm).
If you have availability to work other days of the week and you want additional hours, you would be allow to work with other clients in other programs.
Applications are taken in person at our Northshore office; 19341 N. Tenth St, Suite A, Covington, LA, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm or call (985) 542-1191 and ask for Colby Johnson.
Gulf Coast Social Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $8.00 /hour