DD Support Aide - Direct Support Professional
Company: Help at Home
Posted on: March 28, 2020
Altrus is still hiring in your community!
Altrus is now a part of the Help at Home family of companies. We
are the nation's leading provider of high-quality support,
providing a gold standard of care to seniors and people with
Right now, our clients need us now more than ever. We are still
hiring compassionate caregivers, and we are taking every precaution
to protect our communities.
We commit to being transparent and open in our hiring process to
ensure your health and safety. Our clients, caregivers and
employees will always be our top priority.
As a caregiver, you will assist our clients with their activities
of daily living, allowing them to continue participating actively
in their communities.
Altrus provides community living support services to individuals
with developmental disabilities. We are currently seeking Direct
Care Professionals/Community Living Coaches to support our DD
residents in our CLA (Community Living Arrangements) homes in for
Altrus/Help At Home strives to be an employer of choice in your
community, and our caregivers are the foundation of our work.
Eligible staff have the opportunity to enroll in certain benefit
programs, and we offer a variety of in-depth training opportunities
in order to provide our staff with the tools to be successful. We
also offer strong career paths for those caregivers who are
committed to growing within the organization.
* Home Assistance - Provide personal assistance with general living
needs which could include preparing meals, bathing, feeding,
toileting, and grooming. Provide light housekeeping, run errands,
and transport/accompany clients to appointments and assist with
* Companionship - Provide companionship and conversation by
stimulating, encouraging and assisting an individual. Accompany
clients to activities and events within the community such as
grocery shopping and other errands.
* Communication/Reporting - Report proactively on client updates
and statuses, ensuring a positive environment with healthy
communication; In partnership with family members, develop trust
and offer emotional support; Alert clinical staff when concerns
with client wellness arise.
* 18 years of age or older and at least 1 year of experience
working with elderly and/or developmentally disabled
* Current, valid driver's license and access to reliable
* Commitment to serving our clients and their property with
dignity, patience, compassion, and respect
* Recognition of the needs and concerns of others, and the ability
to build strong client-centered relationships without regard to
location, socio-economic environment, medical diagnosis, ethnic
origin or religion
* Flexibility and adaptability, with the willingness to work
weekends or evenings in order to support clients
* Dedication to professional development, including completion of
organizational and state-required training
* Preferred Qualifications:
* Current CPR/First Aid certification
* CPI Certification
* Current TB Screening
* Basic computer skills
In order to be employed as a Direct Care Professional, candidates
must comply with state background screening requirements.
Compensation and benefits vary by state and location so please ask
for complete details at your interview.
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