Direct Support Professional (Float Staff) Black River Falls

Aurora Services in Black River Falls, WI

  • Type: Full Time
position filled

For over 31 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.

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.

Float positions are available with the following schedules:

  • Full Time: Must include every other weekend hours, designated days off weekly
  • Full Time Weekend: Work 32 hours every weekend (Paid for 40 hours)
  • Part Time Weekend: Work 32 hours every other weekend

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Seek out opportunities for community/social integration
  • Help consumers plan and prepare their choices of fun events and outings
  • Assisting with self care- dressing, bathing or showering, brushing teeth, toileting, shaving
  • Medication Administration
  • Meal Preparation/Planning
  • Transportation of consumers
  • Follow individual service plans
  • Must attend a monthly team meeting or supervisory meeting
  • Quality Assurance of services - report changes or concerns to Regional Director immediately
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Functions/Requirements:

  • 18 years of age
  • Acceptable Background Character Verification
  • Valid drivers license and acceptable driving record for consumer transport (Must maintain a minimum of Secondary Drive Status)
  • 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
  • Communicate basic English
  • Basic reading, writing, and internet navigation skills
  • Must be available every other weekend
  • Must be willing to travel to various work locations
  • If Full Time, the employee must maintain a full time work schedule.
  • 2+ years of experience in residential services required
  • Work and training schedule is obtained ONLY from the Direct Support Coordinator
  • Frequent schedule changes/declining scheduled shifts is grounds for discharge

If you are looking to make a difference, join the Aurora team! Aurora Community Services is proud to be an Employee Owned Company! An EOE/AA Employer

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