Direct Care Worker

Adult foster care site

You will love working with us if you are passionate about providing caregiving services, but are tired of providing those services in a traditional healthcare setting. We provide care in a home-like setting where scheduled care is tailored to each person. We are a strong team that offers support and encouragement. Our doors are always open for passionate caregivers and direct care workers like you.

Job Overview

This position requires a person to be reliable, truthful, dedicated, and compassionate regarding providing care to individuals who reside in a licensed adult foster care setting. You will be required to provide hands on personal care and community living support services. Persons who reside in this setting have been diagnosed with mental and or physical impairments. You will be responsible for assisting with bathing, grooming, toileting, medication management, transferring, meal prep, laundry, and all other needs identified in residents individualized plan of service.

As a direct care worker, you are required to demonstrate a professional demeanor, have a positive attitude, and display qualities of a team player. You must also possess effective verbal and written skills.

Pre-Requisites
  • Highly motivated
  • Maturity
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • 3 years of experience working in a group home setting
  • Reliable transportation to the work site
  • Direct Care Worker Certification
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Good references from previous employment
  • Must be prepared to complete all required training within 30 days of hire
Benefits We Offer

At Maka, we offer competitive wages and benefits. If we find you as the ideal candidate for one of the openings at our company, then you can expect to receive the following benefits from us:

  • Competitive wages
  • Bi-weekly pay - direct Deposit
  • Paid sick time
  • Health insurance program
  • Recognition and rewards program
  • Paid online training and development
  • Employee referral bonuses
  • Employee incentive bonus
Our Pre-Employment Screening

We pre-screen all prospective employees to ensure the safety and well-being of our persons served. Our pre-employment screening includes the following:

  • Criminal background check
  • Central registry check
  • Office of Inspector General
  • Systems for award management screening
  • Risk management assessment
  • Drug screening
  • TB screen
  • Physical exam
Ready to apply?

Mrs. Williams provides a safe and secure environment for my cousin. I am very happy with her quick response and open-mindedness to my concerns. She runs a "tight ship" and it shows in the quality of the services!

C. Mitchell

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