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

Yes


If you missed our last In-House Job Fair come to our next one, October 30, 2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. We Need 18 More New Staff  to fill various direct care openings for our next new hire class which begins November 12, 2018 . It's not too early to apply - don't wait until the last minute and miss the opportunity! Apply Now! New Hire Classes begin every three weeks!

While walk-ins are welcome, applicants are strongly encouraged to apply before the day of the Job Fair! Applying in advance will allow us to make better use of your time on the day of the Job Fair. We may even call you before then for a phone interview and have you come in before Job Fair day if time permits! We always have computers available onsite to apply online (M-F 9 am - 3 PM), and also accept paper applications.

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:

Monday Friday  2 pm 8 pm Set hours - Full time 30 hours

Monday Friday  3 pm 8 pm - Set hours - Part time 25 hours

Saturdays and Sundays - Part Time 24 hours

Applicants looking for Full time in excess of 30 hours would need to lock in working both Saturday and Sunday shifts in order to get 40 hours. 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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