Direct support professional
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Area Residential Care is seeking a Direct Support Professional that wants to make a difference in peoples' lives. We support individuals with intellectual disabilities, direct care staff play a role in making sure those individuals live as independently as possible. We have residential homes in Dubuque, IA, homes in Dyersville, IA, as well as a main building used for day habilitation activities. As a part of the Area Residential Care team, the 3rd shift direct care staff will work at one or more residential homes, perform deep cleaning, make routine bed checks, help individuals get up in the morning and assist the individuals when needed. The 2nd shift direct care staff will work in one or more residential homes, participate in group outings and activities, help our individuals prepare their meals, and assist the individuals when needed. First shift staff will start at a home, transport the clients to the main building for day hab, and interact with the clients throughout the day.
A highly qualified candidate will have:
A high school diploma/ G.E.D
Six months consistent work experience
A passion for helping others
A valid driver's license
Why Area Residential Care? Area Residential Care is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to fulfilling the lives of adults with intellectual disabilities and guiding them to achieve their highest quality of life! We value the lives and well-being of both the individuals we serve as well as our employees. Area Residential Care is a place to learn, have fun, build relationships and grow into a well-rounded direct support professional. Full-time staff are eligible to receive health, dental, life and vision insurance, as well as accrue PTO. Area Residential Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ARC is now offering a $4/hour weekend shift differential and
up to $3,000 retention bonus!
Full-time staff are required to work every other weekend, and on the opposite week will get two days off during the weekdays.
Part-time hours range from 8-30 hours per week.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $10.54 - $14.92 per hour
Candidates for employment must provide evidence of their first COVID-19 vaccine prior to the start of employment, or successfully request a medical or religious exemption to this requirement. The second vaccine is required within 30 days unless exempted.