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Posted on Jan 19, 2019 by Bethesda Lutheran Communities

Caledonia, MI 49316
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Why Work Here?

Are you looking to make a difference in another person's life? The team at Bethesda all move toward the same goal of helping those with intellectual or developmental disabilities achieve a better life. Come join us as a Direct Support Professional, where everyone has a chance to grow and help others do the same! We continually seek people with giving hearts, patient minds and creative spirits to join Team Bethesda. Part time and Full Time options

If you are looking for work as a caregiver, look no further than Bethesda Lutheran Communities!

Necessary Qualifications:

High school graduate or equivalent and be 18 years of age or older.
Must possess a valid driver's license and a good driving record.
Must be willing to undergo a background check, a drug test and a TB test.
Ability to lift at least 50 pounds.
Ability to stand, bend and lift objects and/or persons daily.
Must be able to stand for 8 hours at a time.
Must possess good verbal, reading, and written communication in English; basic math skills; and basic computer skills.
Ability and willingness to successfully complete and apply training.
Must be certified to be free of communicable diseases by a physician (post employment physical).
Flexibility with respect to hours of work and changing conditions.

What we offer you:


A fulfilling opportunity to get paid to help others!
Starting Wage $10.60 per hour
Benefits package (for those working 30 hours a week) that includes:
Medical, dental & Vision options
Tuition reimbursement
Generous paid time off
Company-paid life insurance
Supplemental insurance
403(b) retirement plans with up to 3% match

What you'll be doing:

Providing support to people by assisting in the development and implementation of all support plans.
Providing interaction and choices for activities that support a meaningful day.
Assisting people with daily needs and helping them achieve personal goals/desires as well as independence in activities of daily living.
Assisting with information gathering for Personal Outcome Measures, and other assessments.
Assisting people with maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly home by following safety and infection control procedures.
Documenting and reporting routine and unusual events in a concise, understandable, and legible manner.
Assisting people with fiscal management while safeguarding their funds. This may include completing ledgers, reconciling accounts and assisting people with spending choices.

What we want to see from you:


High school graduate or equivalent and be 18 years of age or older.
Must possess a valid driver's license and good driving record in last 3 years
Must be willing to undergo a background check and drug test as defined by regulations and policies
Ability to lift at least 50 pounds.
Ability to stand, bend and lift objects and/or persons daily.
Must be able to stand for 8 hours at a time.
Must possess good verbal, reading, and written communication in English; basic math skills; and basic computer skills.
Ability and willingness to successfully complete and apply training.
Flexibility with respect to hours of work and changing conditions.

What would make you stand out:


Previous experience with people with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities
Work history with similar experience
CPR / First Aid certifications


About Bethesda Lutheran Communities:


We here at Bethesda truly want to make an impact in the lives of those we care for. At Bethesda, we realize our mission to enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, by helping make their house into a home. We connect the people we support with their communities, enabling them to experience the world in new and exciting ways. We are always looking for people who have a caring heart, a passion for helping others and a desire to build a fulfilling career where they will change lives. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to make one-of-a-kind connections with others--from the people we support and their families, to fellow staff, volunteers and members of the community. You are helping make a difference. Together, we can all live our best lives.

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