18 New Caregivers Needed!

  • The Arc of Washington County
  • Hagerstown, MD, USA
  • Jan 08, 2019
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

These caregiver 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, Part time, and PRN (fill-In) 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 $11.43- $12.61 per hour for awake time and $10.10 per hour for sleep 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 years old or older, 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, and pre-employment screenings which include 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 the persons served. Two weeks paid specialized training (held M-F 8:30 am 5:00 pm), competitive benefits & tuition reimbursement offered.

Come see us at the Reliant Hiring Event Registration- Hagerstown, MD Community Job Fair Winter Edition- January 23rd 1:00 - 4:00 PM at Purdue University. If you apply online before the event, we can proceed with your application - need to wait until then!