The Arc of Washington County
  • Hagerstown, MD, USA
  • $12.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

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Get off for Thanksgiving, and our December class will be finished training before Christmas if you apply now, are offered a position and start during one of our next New Hire Classes on 11/18/19 or 12/9/19.  We want to hire 5 new Outreach Workers before the end of the year to fill various openings.

Our Supervisors are anxious to meet with you if you qualify and our entry level pay rate is now $12 per hour! As mentioned in previous job postings, every day is a Hiring Event at The Arc M-F 9:00 am - 3:00 pm! Please complete our initial 3 minute questionnaire, and submit your work history or resume for this position on-line; or just stop by our office, at 820 Florida Ave, Hagerstown, MD, to fill out an application. Paper applications will be available. 


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 Relief positions available.  We are looking for staff to work:

Full time 30-35 hours Monday Friday. Shift would begin at 2:00 working until 8:30 or 9 OR Relief positions on the  weekends Sat/Sun. 

Must be flexible based on program needs.

Pay rate of $12.00 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 able to carry on a conversation 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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