Direct Service Worker (DSW)

Community Care Management Corp.

Job DescriptionDIRECT SUPPORT WORKERSupervisor: Program DirectorFLSA Class: Non ExemptHours: 40 hours per week; 100% FTEProgram/Dept.: SLSWage Range: $14.00 – $14.76 per hourSite: Ukiah CorporateCommunity Care Management Corp offers an extensive benefit package: Health, Dental, Vision, AirMedCare, and Life Insurance as well as a matching 403(b) Retirement Account. The Direct Service Worker position offers a desirable schedule, Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5pm. Weekends off and paid time off for holidays. You will accrue Vacation and Sick leave hours every pay period. No experience is required. Wages begin at $14 an hour along with paid mileage. There is room to grow within the program, so you can continue to advance. This position is a wonderful way to gain experience in the Social Work field and can lead to many other career opportunities! Full and part time positions available.POSITION DESCRIPTIONThe purpose of the Supported Living Service is to provide the supports necessary to enable persons with developmental disabilities to live in independent homes, and to participate to the maximum extent possible in community living. The staff of the service oversees the system of support services and care necessary to help the clients establish and maintain an independent, productive and satisfying a lifestyle as possible.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCEExperience in dealing with persons with developmental and physical disabilities in work and/or in family situations. The ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with persons with developmental disabilities. High school diploma preferred. Possession of training and/or experience in the following areas:Health and safety precautionsHousecleaningShoppingMeal planning and preparationPersonal care, cleaning, bathing, groomingREQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIESAbility to read and interpret documents and procedure manuals.Must be able to write routine reports and correspondence.Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to use a calculator a must.Demonstrates attention to detail.Ability to cultivate and maintain cohesive working relationships with coworkers.Works well in group problem solving situationsSpeaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information.Must be able to operate a computer, related equipment and software.Ability to manage time and tasks in order to meet strict deadlines while maintaining quality of work.ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIESJob duties will vary with individual needs, and may include the following:Personal care and assisting with activities of daily living.Housecleaning and laundry.Shopping, meal planning and preparation with the client.Accompaniment to medical appointmentsPlanning and assistance with recreation, in the home and in the community.Supervision, in the home and in the community.Creating documentation of support and services delivered to clients.Maintain adherence to regular work schedule.Report regularly to supervisor regarding client issues.The Direct Support Worker will be required to use their private vehicle to transport clients for the purposes described above. Mileage reimbursement will be afforded under these conditions at the prevailing CCMC rate.The duties of this position include, but are not limited to the above responsibilities. This job description is not permanent and serves as a guideline that can normally be expected to change when appropriate.From time to time, employees are asked to perform duties and handle responsibilities that are not in their job descriptions. If, over the months, the new duties and responsibilities remain a significant part of the assignment, the job description is changed.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions provided those accommodations pose no danger or threat to the employee, staff, clients, vendors, etc., or create undue hardship for the agency or its staff.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations, and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Employee must be able to travel to client’s homes, and carry any necessary equipment. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand, and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Ability to operate a motor vehicle in order to visit other sites, and run errands required.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe workspace for the Direct Support Worker is located in a shared office space. Frequent interruptions from fellow staff members and clients is expected. The sound level is generally low to moderate. Frequent travel to perform essential functions of the job is to be expected. The Direct Support Worker is required to take occasional trips to other sites and outside the County to attend training, department meetings, and attend agency events.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTSAll employees must pass a State and Federal Live Scan background check before the start of employment.All employees of Community Care must carry a minimum of $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury liability insurance on vehicles used for work.Community Care is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit. Agency policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender, pregnancy or any other consideration made unlawful by Federal, State or local laws.Community Care is an at will employer. Employment with Community Care is for an indefinite period of time and is subject to termination by the employee or Community Care, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time.Job Type: Full-timePay: $13.00 – $13.76 per hourJob Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $14.00 per hourBenefits:401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid time offRetirement planVision insuranceSchedule:8 hour shiftMonday to FridayExperience:Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location:One locationThis Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:Dependable — more reliable than spontaneousPeople-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projectsAdaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in directionThis Company Describes Its Culture as:Stable — traditional, stable, strong processesPeople-oriented — supportive and fairness-focusedTeam-oriented — cooperative and collaborativeThis Job Is:A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or moreOpen to applicants who do not have a college diplomaCompany’s website:communitycare707.comBenefit Conditions:Waiting period may applyWork Remotely:NoCOVID-19 Precaution(s):Personal protective equipment provided or requiredSocial distancing guidelines in placeSanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in placeShow more

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