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Caregiver

BBSI American Fork, UT
  • Posted: 8 days ago
  • $11 to $12 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Medical

Direct Care Team Member Job Description

Come work at Roost!

We are seeking energetic team members who are as passionate as we are about making an impact. We hang out with kids and adults with developmental disabilities, going on adventures, teaching social skills, and assisting with various day-to-day personal needs.

The top priority of Roost team members is to create opportunities for our individuals to ELEVATE their quality of life. Team members get paid to take individuals swimming, rock climbing, hiking, to movies, and more.

Other responsibilities include assisting individuals with personal hygiene needs, implementing behavior management techniques, and teaching individuals to communicate their needs effectively.

Our mission is to inspire and be inspired by our clients, employees, and business associates. We work to contribute to a LIFE ELEVATED by consistently inspiring positive change and growth.

Qualifications

· Must be 18 years or older

· Desire to work with children/adults with developmental disabilities and a willingness to learn

· Maturity, good moral character, and integrity

· Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally

· Must be able to monitor the safety and well-being of kids/adults with developmental disabilities

· Model appropriate behavior and use positive behavior-management techniques

· Must be able to actively participate in a variety of physical activities, including swimming

· Must obtain First Aid and CPR certification

· Must pass background checks

· Must possess strong people skills

· Must be able to lift 50+ pounds

· Must be capable of de-escalating crisis situations

· Must have reliable transportation

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The role of the Direct Care Team Member includes the following responsibilities:

· Provide leadership and guidance to individuals with disabilities

· Assist individuals with disabilities in increasing independence, experiencing community membership, increasing social skills, building peer relationships and increasing self-confidence

· Cooperate with the entire staff in working together for the welfare of individuals with disabilities

· Maintain a positive working relationship with other staff

· Set a positive example, be a role model in your words and actions

· Participate in all training activities provided by Roost Services for your personal growth and skill development

· Adapt activities, as needed, to allow active participation by individuals with disabilities

· Provide additional assistance (e.g., interpreting instructions, providing physical assistance) in order to help individuals with disabilities acquire needed skills

· Encourage and create social interactions between individuals with disabilities

· Adapt activities, as needed, to allow active participation by individuals with disabilities

· Provide positive reinforcement or other behavioral intervention, as needed

· Provide any individual assistance needed to promote individuals with disabilities’ general adjustment to interacting with others

Compensation

$11.00-$12.00/hour, depending on experience.

BBSI

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American Fork, UT
USA

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