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

Work in a creative Outreach program providing in-home and community based supports, assisting persons with disabilities (some with hearing/speech impairments) to maintain and increase their levels of independence. These activities would include such things as assisting with skill building: cooking, cleaning, laundry, personal care, medical appointments, grocery shopping, learning how to utilize public transportation and access to other services.  This position works as a part of a team of staff who will continually assess and meet the persons' served needs.

We have Full Time and Part Time positions available.  We are looking for staff to work:

Tuesdays - Saturdays  2 pm 7pm - Set hours - Part time 25 hours

Applicants looking for Full time in excess of 25 hours would need to lock in working both Saturday and Sunday shifts. Pay rate of $11.43 per hour for supporting people with general disabilities, $13-$15 per hour when supporting people with hearing impairments for those fluent in American Sign Language. 

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. Applicants providing support to people with hearing/speech impairments would need to be fluent in American Sign Language.

Must also be 18 years old or older, and have a valid driver's license along with two (2) years of driving experience and a good driving history. The successful candidate will also need to pass a reading comprehension and math test, a background check, pre-employment screenings including a drug screen. Position requires lifting, transferring, and the ability to provide direct care and implement proper restraint techniques to ensure the health and safety of persons served. Two weeks paid specialized training (M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm)

 

 





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