DSP's and PCA's needed in the Altoona area $14/hr

Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States | Altoona | Part-time

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 Are you looking for meaningful work that really matters, look no further! As a Direct Support Professional (DSP) and Personal Care Attendent (PCA), you’ll provide in home care to those who need it the most, so that they can live happy and healthy lives in their own homes and communities.

Whether it’s your loved one or ours, we empower all consumers to have equal and full access so that they may live independently within the community.

CRI is genuinely invested in our employees and eager to support them in their careers by providing mentorship and professional development opportunities.

So whether you’re a student, homemaker, retiree, or just wanting a career change we provide flexible hours that work with you to maintain a work life balance!

At CRI we offer Part-Time and Full-Time Benefit Options, 401(k), 401(k) match, Mileage Reimbursement, Shift Differential, Paid Training, Career Growth Opportunities, and other Bonus and Incentive Programs!

No experience needed!  Our training will help you gain the competencies to do this job safely and compassionately.

  • Part-time
  • Days vary
  • Daytime and every other weekend hours available

DSP Duties:

  • Assist the individuals in meeting goals and outcomes established in the Service Plan
  • Accompany the client during community integration activities and socialization
  • Providing companionship and stimulation for the consumer including reading, walks, etc.
  • Accompanying the consumer to appointments if needed.
  • Participate in team meeting when needed to provide feedback on the client’s progress
  • Assist in maintaining a safe, clean, and healthy environment through light housekeeping as needed.

PCA Duties:

  • Perform personal care, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, and toileting
  • Plan and prepare meals according to specific dietary requirements of the client
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and healthy environment through light housekeeping. This includes changing bed linens, dusting, vacuuming, cleaning kitchens and bathrooms, and laundry.
  • Providing companionship and stimulation for the consumer including reading, walks, and other activities
  • Accompanying the consumer to appointments if needed.
  • Assist with grocery shopping or other errands as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have current and valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle with current and valid car insurance
  • Must be able to pass various background checks
  • Must be able to work every other weekend, holidays, and on-call rotation

CRI is an equal opportunity employer.  CRI does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), marital or family status, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.