Direct Care Worker

Posted 6 days 5 hours ago by Voices for Independence

Permanent
Not Specified
Government & Defence Jobs
Pennsylvania, Erie, United States, 16505
Job Description

DIRECT CARE WORKER

Reports To: PAS Supervisor(s)

Essential Functions:

1. Provide essential personal assistant services, such as bathing, dressing, and

bowel/bladder management, transferring from bed to wheelchair, meal preparation,

light housekeeping and other tasks as requested by the consumer, or directed by

supervisor

2. Ability to lift, bend and perform other physical tasks as directed by the consumer or

supervisor

3. Ability to travel short distances, as needed

4. Ability to work a varied schedule, including evening and weekends

5. Ability to be punctual and dependable

6. Ability to be respectful of all individuals for whom you work, both in the community and

in the office itself

Qualifications:

1. Must be 18 years of age or older

2. Must possess basic math, reading, and writing skills

3. Must possess a valid social security number

4. Must be willing to submit to a criminal record check, child abuse clearance, and FBI

Fingerprinting-- and must pass Criminal, Child Abuse, and FBI fingerprint clearances,

according to the DPW regulations

5. Must demonstrate the capability to perform health maintenance activities required by

the consumer and/or specified by the consumer's personal support plan-- or be willing

to receive training in performance of health maintenance activity

6. Must have the required skills to perform personal assistant services specified in the

consumer's plan

7. Must support the Independent Living Philosophy

THIS IS A NON-EXEMPT POSITION.

VFI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


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