- Area Relief
- St Helens, OR, USA
- 23 per hour
- Full Time
We provide great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, a 403(B) pension plan, a flexible spending account (FSA), a health reimbursement account (HRA), an employee assistance program, paid time off (PTO), paid sick leave, 7 paid holidays, and referral bonuses. This position also receives paid driving time and reimbursement for mileage beyond 30 miles.
**$1,000 hire bonus
Community Access Services in Columbia County, OR is calling all caregiving professionals to apply to join our team as a full-time Group Home Companion Care / Area Relief Caregiver!
WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN OUR CAREGIVING TEAM
We are an established company that wants the best for our team. We pay our Group Home Companion Care / Area Relief Caregivers a competitive wage of $23/hour. Our caregiving team also enjoys great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, a 403(B) pension plan, a flexible spending account (FSA), a health reimbursement account (HRA), an employee assistance program, paid time off (PTO), paid sick leave, 7 paid holidays, and referral bonuses. This caregiving position also receives paid driving time and reimbursement for mileage beyond 30 miles. Plus, we make it easy to apply with our initial quick mobile-optimized application. If we have your attention, please continue reading!
ABOUT COMMUNITY ACCESS SERVICES
Community Access Services is a private nonprofit organization that provides residential, community, and employment services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) who live and work in our community. Serving Oregonians for more than 30 years, we are a trusted service provider dedicated to the advocacy of individuals living with IDD and protecting their human rights. We pride ourselves on our local, grassroots culture, and our strong historical involvement in the deinstitutionalization of IDD services. Our mission is to respect all individuals and help them create healthy and fulfilling lives in their homes, communities, and workplaces.
In addition to providing person-centered services to individuals, we are also dedicated to offering our more than 230 employees opportunities for career development and advancement. We value family and strive to create a positive team-oriented environment where our employees feel valued and are proud of the work that they do.
ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?
Ask yourself: Do you have excellent verbal and written communication skills? Can you show compassion while maintaining professional boundaries? Are you calm, flexible, and patient? Do you have strong interpersonal skills? Can you handle stressful situations? If so, please consider applying for this Group Home Companion Care / Area Relief Caregiver position today!
YOUR LIFE AS A GROUP HOME COMPANION CARE / AREA RELIEF CAREGIVER
This entry-level caregiver position with our social services nonprofit offers a full- or part-time schedule. Full-time is typically 4 to 5 shifts per week with the possibility of additional shifts if needed. Part-time is typically 2 to 3 shifts per week up to 29 hours total.
As a member of Group Home Area Relief / Companion Care Staff, you are responsible for supporting people with disabilities and helping them live their best lives as independently as possible. You travel between group homes to provide support in several locations. The activities of daily living you help with include personal hygiene, self-care, motor skills, vocational skills, work habits, social skills, behavior self-management, community integration, and recreational activities. In addition, you help implement the individual support plan (ISP) daily objectives in the homes of our clients and in the community.
The clients with intellectual disabilities you serve may have mobility issues, health problems, seizure disorders, psychiatric issues, or challenging behaviors, but you take it all in stride. You use effective teaching and mentoring techniques to assist them with patience, understanding, and life skills training. By modeling appropriate behavior, you also teach them necessary social skills. Using your strong organizational skills, you maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation as well as promptly report any concerns about health or safety. You find it extremely rewarding to help individuals with developmental disabilities lead self-fulfilling lives in this caregiver position!
WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU
- 18 years or older
- Valid driver's license and reliable transportation
- A heart for serving people with intellectual disabilities
Experience serving individuals with disabilities is preferred, but we will train the right person! If you can meet these requirements and perform this caregiving job as described above, we would be happy to have you as part of our caregiving and area relief team as a Group Home Companion Care / Area Relief Caregiver!