The Arc of Washington County
  • Hagerstown, MD, USA
  • $11.43
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Yes


Get a New Job for the New Year! We are having a Hiring Event - 12/18/18 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at our offices on 820 Florida Ave, Hagerstown, MD. We need to Hire 75 New Staff  in the month of January 2019 to fill various direct care openings. Our new hire classes in January will start on January 7, 2019 and January 28, 2019. Please complete our initial 3 minute application for this position or just stop in but please bring a resume with you that includes employment history for the last 10 years (if you have that much history) and dates of employment! If you apply in advance and we have time, we may call you for a phone interview before the event.

Description: 

The Children's Residential Program at The Arc currently serves children and young adults, primarily between the ages of 16 and 20, in five residential settings offering both high intensity services and a program model which prepares older adolescents for independent living. Staff would provide support to our children in a home-like setting, using a program tailored to each individual's particular disability/challenge. 

Starting pay for entry level positions in our Children's program is $11.43 per hour. For those who have some related experience it may be possible to start out at a higher pay level. We have Full Time, Part time, and PRN (fill-In) positions available with work hours primarily afternoons into evenings, or overnights; both include weekend hours. Day hours are also available during non-school days!

Requirements:

High School Diploma/GED required. This entry-level position requires no experience although one year of working with developmental disabilities or a similar population is preferred. Must also be 21 years old or older, and have a valid driver's license along with two (2) years of driving experience and good driving history. The successful candidate will also need to pass a reading comprehension and math test, background check, pre-employ. screenings including drug screen. Must also be able to become certified as a Residential Child and Youth Care Practitioner in the State of MD. Position requires lifting, transferring, and the ability to provide direct care and implement proper restraint techniques to ensure persons served health and safety. 2 wks. paid specialized training (Held M-F 8:30 am 5:00 pm), competitive benefits & tuition reimbursement offered. 

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