ResCare Residential Caregiver/Direct Support Professional - West Seattle in Tukwila, Washington

Requisition: J3T4D175VGB2GBMDJPC Job Description ResCare Title: Residential Caregiver/Direct Support Professional - West Seattle Job Category: Direct Care/Operations Line of Business: Residential Services About ResCare Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Residential Caregiver/Direct Support Professional - West Seattle. In this position, you will play a vital and positive role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their fullest potential. Are you passionate about helping others? Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career. About This Career Opportunity We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Residential Caregiver/Direct Support Professional - West Seattle. In the position, you will play a vital role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their highest level of independence. Not only will you see positive results of your work every day, but you will have an opportunity for professional development and advancement to positions of greater responsibility. Many leaders with ResCare began their careers as Direct Support Professionals. Direct Support Professional Responsibilities Performing personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding, and ambulation, medical monitoring, and health care related tasks. Fostering positive relationships between individuals served and their housemates Ensuring client safety and maintaining a safe environment Assisting with toileting, including bedpans, urinals, and commode chairs Reminding/assisting client with self-administration of medications (with proper training) Encouraging self-help activities Reporting changes in client's condition or family situation to the office Documenting services provided Performing home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaning Planning meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-up Accompanying client to scheduled appointments Transporting clients or running errands for clients Specific Requirements 18 years of age or older High school degree/GED Valid driver's license (in most cases) Ability to work in home-like settings Ability to communicate (verbally and written) with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the company Ability to handle physical aspects of job, including bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching, and walking for periods of time Additional Information One-on-one opportunity serving a very capable and very active client! Be a part of helping this client remain in their long-time home in the West Seattle area. Wage starts at $15.45/hr, and will be increased to $16.00/hr effective 1/1/2019. Benefits In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered: Competitive pay based on experience Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits Suite of voluntary insurance options 401(k) Paid Time Off Holidays Performance incentives Company Discount Purchasing Program Cell phone Service Ford and Chrysler Automobiles Furnitu