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Kansas Employer Weekend Caregiver in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12795776 Weekend Caregiver - \$1000 sign-on bonus

Full Time

1006 East Waterman Street, Wichita, KS, US

26 days ago

Requisition ID: 1345


\$1000 Sign-on bonus! Become a mentor with KETCH! Stop by our open interviews - Tuesdays 9a-3p at 230 S. Ida to speak directly to a member of our hiring team!

Join us in empowering adults who have developmental disabilities! \$15.35-\$17.00/hr. Non-CNAs welcome. A rewarding career opportunity providing supports to adults who have intellectual/developmental disabilities. Teaching, caregiving, educating, training, coaching and direct care are a few of the roles. This is a fun and uplifting work environment - where you can make a difference. Steady shifts. A variety of full time positions - plus overtime if you\'re available. Hiring immediately! Caregivers provide training, support, and coaching in group home settings - supports could include teaching people how to:

prepare for/participate in leisure activities gym workouts, basketball, Special Olympics sports, dances, crafts, etc.

maintain living space, personal hygiene, and balance in their home life & weekly schedules

participate in activities, exercise, practice etiquette, and develop coping skills & self esteem

plan and prepare meals, grocery shop, operate household appliances, and maintain a budget

use community resources, understand their rights, and be safety aware

Some positions may require assisting individuals with hygiene/personal care. A comprehensive two week, weekday, daytime orientation is provided and required (this is paid training). Hiring immediately. EOE

Shifts available: Fri 3p-Midnight + Sat/Sun 8a-8p, OR 3rd shift Sat Midnight-8a + Sat/Sun overnight 8p-8a

Requirements for a weekend caregiver:

High school diploma or accredited GED

Valid drivers license, good driving record, dependable vehicle

Good written and verbal communication skills

Must be able to lift 50 lbs or of own body weight, whichever is less

Work experience or knowledge regarding the needs of individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities is beneficial, but not required

Able to attend a daytime training during the first weeks of employment

Other beneficial experience: CNA, CMA, Direct Care, HHA, caregiver, third shift, restorative aide, elder care, Independent skills trainer, Medical Aide, direct support, Medical Assistant, non CNA, nursing home, adult care, special education, psychology, teaching, advocacy, home supports, mental Health, human services, 2nd shift, 3rd shift, weekend shift, home health aide, overnight. Immediately Hiring.

Benefits: Full time benefits include health, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation/sick/holiday leave, employee assistance program, matching 401k plan and much more! We have steady, consistent shifts and opportunities for growth and advancement. KETCH is a qualifying employer for some Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) programs.