The Arc of Washington County
  • Hagerstown, MD, USA
  • $12.00 - $12.61
  • Hourly
  • Full Time / Part Time

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A Career That Makes a Difference in the Lives of Others!

It's easy to apply - just complete our initial 3 minute questionnaire for this positions, and submit your work history or resume on-line. We will review your information and get back to you asap! Most of our openings are entry level direct care positions that start at $12.00 per hour - No Experience Necessary.

We have taken preventative measures to protect the health of the people we support, our staff, and applicants.  Conducting Phone and Video Interviews Now and are making job offers based on those interviews! Apply and get a new job now!


Description: 

These Direct Support Professional career opportunities will provide support to individuals with disabilities to live/work as independently as possible in a variety of settings, by assisting them in developing new skills to reach their goals. We have openings: in our Children's and Adult Residential Programs, that include openings for CNA's; and in community based Outreach and  Personal Support Program.

These positions work as part of a team of staff who will continually assess and meet the needs of the persons served. We have Full Time, and Part time positions available with work hours primarily afternoons into evenings, and weekend hours. Overnights (including sleep overnights) shifts are also available!

Pay rates for these positions ranges from $12.00 - $12.61 per hour but begin with $11.00 per hour for the initial training time. Please note that positions on the upper end of this scale may require some previous experience.

If you have a passion for helping Children or Adults with developmental disabilities then we want to hear from you!

Qualifications:

Depending on the exact position, a High School Diploma/GED is preferred or required. Most of these are entry-level positions with no experience required. However, some do require one year of working with developmental disabilities or a similar population. Must be 18 (21 For Children's Program) years old or older, have a valid driver's license along with two (2) years of driving experience, and a good driving history.

In addition, the successful candidate must be able to attend our paid specialized training in its entirety, on and off during your first four (4) weeks of employment - M-F from 8:30 - 5:00 pm. Applicants also need to pass a reading comprehension and math test, a background check, and pre-employment screenings which include a drug screen and physical/fitness test. Position requires lifting and transferring (at least 50 pounds), and the ability to provide direct care and implement proper restraint techniques to ensure the health and safety of the persons served. 

 

 

 





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