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Caregiver DSP (Direct Support Professional)

Company: Open Arms Care Corporation
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARYGot a passion for caring? Want to make a difference? Open Arms Care (OAC) is currently looking for Home Aides to join our team and work full-time in one of our nine community-based homes, located in Knoxville, TN. Offer a competitive hourly rate, starting at $14+/HR plus sign-on bonuses and paid training to provide you with the support & tools for you to succeed towards your career path advancement and opportunities. Our Team OAC not only helps to improve the lives of others, but we too are changed by the work we do.HOME HEALTH AIDE BENEFITS:OnShift: early access to the money you've earned from hours you've already worked, before payday!Medical/Dental/Vision Shift Differentials ($0.50 - $1.25) Per HourReferral Bonuses $300 & Sign-on Bonuses $500Paid Training Starting @ $14 Per HourESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE HOME HEATH AIDE: (Including but not limited to)Provides direct personal care to clients diagnosed with developmental disabilities to support them in reaching their maximum level of independence for daily living activities. In this rewarding role at Open Arms Care, you will be a valued member of a care team, enabling people and achieve personal goals, experience meaningful days, participate in the community, and live more independently. From one day to the next, you'll have the opportunity to develop a relationship with the people you support as an advocate, teacher, role model, coach, mentor, companion, personal champion and more. As many caregivers at Open Arms Care will tell you, they came to work to make a difference for others, but ultimately found their own lives enriched through the bonds they formed with the people they support. HOME HEALTH AIDE QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:Must have valid driver's licenseGood oral, written and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with othersAbility to prioritize and manage time effectivelyAbility to lift repetitively a minimum of 50 pounds; tasks may include lifting, repositioning, turning, bending, squatting, etc ABOUT US: Team OAC is full of people who are passionate and dedicated to serving clients and valuing each other. Our team is rewarded by witnessing and helping each individual client live meaningful and dignified lives. Open Arms Care is a mission driven, community based 501(C) 3 non-profit organization serving people of Tennessee with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1990. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.Open Arms Care Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or genetics. PI195951319

Keywords: Open Arms Care Corporation, Knoxville , Caregiver DSP (Direct Support Professional), Healthcare , Knoxville, Tennessee

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