The Arc of Washington County
  • Hagerstown, MD, USA
  • $14.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

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Now Hiring Caregivers!

New Starting Pay Rate - $14 Per Hour

Our Caregivers make a difference in the lives of others in a small group home setting. Just complete our initial 3 minute questionnaire for this positions, and submit your work history or resume on-line. We have been open through-out the pandemic and continue to hire new staff.

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Description:

This Direct Support Professional career opportunity 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. Some of our Day Programs were shut down last year because of covid but should be up and running in a month or two. We are hiring new staff to go through training and get some experience by working the day hours in a residential group home setting.

  • This position is Full Time
  • Work Schedule - M-F 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Pay rate $14.00
  • Benefits Include:
    • Health
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • 403b Retirement Plan
    • Paid Time Off: 14 days the first year and 20 days the second year
    • Holidays: 7 paid holidays

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • We will consider anyone who has had a valid driver's license for at least one (1) year, but prefer two (2) years, not counting any time on a learner's permit.
  • Previous experience, or the ability to support people with intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities preferred.

In addition, the successful candidate must be able to attend our paid specialized training in its entirety, during your first two (2) 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. Lifting and transferring at least 50 pounds is also required, as well as 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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