Day Program Caregiver

Davidson Family Services

Overview:

Davidson Family Services has a part-time job opportunity near Asheville, NC working one on one with individuals with special needs. We seek dependable and caring people with a passion for helping others. Our services go beyond taking care of individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities (I/DD). We strive to help our members be the best person that they can be and teach them to live their lives as independently as possible.

Day Program Caregiver – LINCS

Davidson Family Services is seeking an experienced care giver to mentor individuals with special needs. The caregiver, also known as a Direct Support Professional, is responsible for helping the individual cultivate their independence. We seek energetic, creative staff to help engage the individual at our day program, LINCS. Typical hours are from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Monday through Friday.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting with transport for the individual into the community or group activities
  • Positive interactions with other consumers and staff
  • De-escalation and redirection of triggers and behaviors
  • Personal care may be required (helping with food, personal hygiene)

Requirements:

  • Must pass qualifying drug test and background check
  • Valid North Carolina Driver’s License
  • Minor lifting may be required
  • Bending over / stretching
  • Good oral and written communication
  • Attend all necessary training

Alternative or additional requirements may be necessary depending on the individual’s need.

Education and Experience:

  • Must be age 18 or older
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • At least one year of experience with I/DD services preferred
  • Medical field / CNA experience is a plus

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $10.00 /hour

Experience:

  • IDD: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Swannanoa, NC (Preferred)

License:

  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Working days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

Hours per week:

  • 30-39

Typical start time:

  • 9AM

Typical end time:

  • 3PM

Frequency needed:

  • Daily

 

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To apply for this job email your details to marting@dfsmail.org