Direct Support Professional (Caregiver)- Part Time or Full Time - Lacrosse

<strong>We&rsquo;re looking for passionate and talented people for all of our positions. There are many opportunities available with Aurora for people who&nbsp;are looking to make a difference in the life of a person with a disability.</strong>

LaCrosse, WI

Aurora Community Services

<strong>We are a passionate and diverse human service agency committed to helping individuals live fuller, richer lives while helping businesses to thrive and flourish. Discover more about our creative and cutting-edge solutions for you, your family, or your organization.</strong><br /><br /><strong>​It is our mission is to support people in creating their "New Beginning."</strong><br /><br /><strong>Aurora Community Services was &ldquo;born&rdquo; on April 18, 1986, in Menomonie, Wisconsin. On this day, Dave Barnard and Jim Neuman - the two founders of Aurora Community Services - stood in the rain at an auction, waiting to bid on two beds for the new residential home they were opening in the community.</strong>

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Overview: If you are passionate and committed to helping individuals live fuller, happier, and more satisfying lives, then Aurora Community Services has a rewarding career opportunity for you!<br /><br />For over 35 years, Aurora has been a leader in providing customized services that support individuals with disabilities, chronic mental illness, and traumatic brain injuries in residential settings. We value employees that are passionate about making people smile every day by empowering them to live as independently as possible.<br /><br />The services we provide require a dedicated staff that is committed to utilizing behavioral support programs, aiding with self care, or performing essential duties, while maintaining the consumer's dignity.<br /><br /><br />$1.50/hr shift differential for weekend hours<br /><br />Wage:$18/hr.<br /><br />FLEXIBLE HOURS - Part Time or Full Time<br /><br />Call for details 715-835-9202! <br /><br /> Paid Training, no experience necessary for Caregivers
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Seek out opportunities for community/social integration</li> <li>Help consumers plan and prepare their choices of fun events and outings</li> <li>Assisting with self care- dressing, bathing or showering, brushing teeth, toileting, shaving</li> <li>Medication Administration</li> <li>Meal Preparation/Planning</li> <li>Transportation of consumers</li> <li>Follow individual service plans</li> <li>Other duties as assigned</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>18 years of age</li> <li>Acceptable Background Character Verification</li> <li>Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to twist, turn, squat, bend, reach, pull, push from high/low position, raise arms above shoulder, walk, sit (chair and floor), climb stairs, and use hands and fingers</li> <li>Communicate basic English</li> <li>Basic reading, writing, and internet navigation skills&nbsp;</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Benefits:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Option to get paid before payday</li> <li>Flexible scheduling around availability, and every other weekend off</li> <li>Opportunities for advancement in a growing, hire-from-within company</li> <li>Shift differential on weekends</li> <li>Employee discount - Verizon and Dell&nbsp;</li> <li>Health Insurance</li> <li>Life Insurance</li> <li>Dental Insurance</li> <li>Vacation/Personal Hours</li> <li>Employee Stock Ownership</li> <li>401-K</li> <li>Employee Achievement Program</li> <li>Longevity Bonus for Part Time or Full Time Employees&nbsp;</li> <li>Casual dress (no uniforms), fun work atmosphere</li> <li>And more</li> </ul>