Direct Support Professional - Centuria

Aurora Services Centuria, WI
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. Currenlty we are looking for part time or full time staff to work in our residential group homes in the Centuria, WI area.

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.

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

* 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

* 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

* Mental Health Expereince

* Expereince with adults with disabilities

If you are looking to make a difference, join the Aurora team!

Aurora Community Services is proud to be an Employee Owned Company!

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