Merakey is currently seeking for Direct Care Worker in our Merakey IDD Division in Slippery Rock and surrounding areas ABOUT MERAKEY Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.
We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.
We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach.
With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.
With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees providing care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Louisiana and Michigan.
MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS New!
-- we have the compensation and benefits package that will meet your individual needs!
You choose between "Enhanced Pay" or "Enhanced Benefits"! Depending on your needs and/or the needs of your family, you choose between higher pay (and a full range of base benefits) or unbelievable benefits (and competitive pay)! You will be free to choose from: "Enhanced Pay" -- Competitive wage
an additional $2.00 per hour for all hours worked.
Option to select a base medical plan
a full range of company paid benefits.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
Flexible Spending Accounts
Short/Long Term Disability Coverage
Life Insurance * 403B Retirement Plan (with company matching) * Marketplace Savings Program
Employee Assistance Program
Wellness Programs * 24-Hour Nurse Hotline
Generous Paid Time Off
Competitive Compensation Plans
Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
Stability that coincides with working for a national leader in education and human services POSITION DETAILS * Providing individualized care, activities of daily living, including proper maintenance of living area, and guiding residents in leisure activities, work and day programming.
All chores necessary to maintain as normal a living environment as possible, i.e., laundry and housekeeping.
Work is performed in accordance with appropriate procedures according to the individuals Person Centered Plan / Individual Support Plan (ISP) and also the supervision of the House Manager who reviews results through living area observation of activities in progress, residents' responsiveness, and inspection of living area, reports and periodic meetings.
Staff will be required to follow a designated shift routine and assignments as outlined by the House Manager.
A current and valid driver's license is required for community based homes.
Related experience is helpful.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Job Type: Full-time