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Direct Care Worker - Full Time

Company: WESTCARE INC
Location: Marathon
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob LocationMarathon - 67 Coco Plum - Marathon, FLPosition TypeFull TimeEducation LevelHigh SchoolSalary Range$16.00 HourlyJob ShiftAnyJob CategoryNonprofit - Social ServicesDescriptionThe Support Worker performs duties as assigned, working 8-hour shifts (including weekends and holidays)Areas of responsibility:Resident orientationMaintenance of resident recordsResident case managementGroup and meeting facilitationResident supervisionDomestic managementPromote and maintain a therapeutic residential programOther duties assigned by Site Manager and Director.Description:Orient new residents to the house in accordance with policy and compliance with license and funding sources.Accept administrative responsibilities, prepare professional and accurate records.Share all responsibilities within the staff office, and participate in maintaining an efficient, clean, and organized workspace.Conduct groups and meetings, according to your own personal skills and program needs.Take part in the weekly staff meeting.Supervise and assist residents with their daily living skills, transportation, social activities, outings, medical appointments, budgeting their finances, medication management, employment, cooking and other Key worker duties.Report, document and assist with any problems or ill health a resident may have.Evacuate, supervise and assist residents in a mandatory evacuation or emergencyHelp to maintain the house, grounds/garden, and equipment. Organize and participate in house cleaning, shopping and food preparation. Be aware of the general condition of the house and report any dangerous or faulty systems immediately to the Director.When authorized, arrange for repair and/or participate in the same if needed.Advocate our agency and present a good public image while in contact with other agencies, referral sources, family members & medical professionals. Promote publicity, interest and inquiries.QualificationsThe Support Worker will be required to obtain or have obtained the following certifications within thirty days of beginning their service:CPR and First AidHIV trainingFlorida Driving LicenseIn-service training for Resident Rights, Emergencies, Universal PrecautionsThe Heron is an Assisted Living Facility and requires further staff training and requirements:Limited Mental Health TrainingAssistance with Self-Administration of MedicationFood safetyWestCare is an Equal Opportunity Drug Free Work Place Employer. Employment at WestCare is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug test, pre-employment physical and criminal background check.

Keywords: WESTCARE INC, Key Largo , Direct Care Worker - Full Time, Other , Marathon, Florida

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