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Caregiver / Direct Support Associate / DSP / Essential Healthcare Worker

Company: RHA Health Services, LLC
Location: Lumberton
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job Location
Lumberton, NC
Work Shift

We are looking for talented individuals who share our dedication to the people we serve and support.

Urgently Hiring During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Starting Pay Range: $9.50 - $10.50

Starting pay based on previous caregiver experience

Available shifts vary by location. Typically, a variety of shifts are available during the day, afternoon, or overnight, seven days a week.

Are you a caring person who enjoys helping others and making a difference? Do your friends or family describe you as compassionate, an excellent communicator, reliable, and accommodating?

If the answer is yes, then we ask you to join a team of dedicated caregivers as a Direct Support Professional (DSP). We have found the most effective caregivers are compassionate, effective communicators, reliable, and adaptable to the needs of the people we support. With these attributes you can make a positive difference in the lives of people with disabilities. In this rewarding role, you will be a valued member of a care team, enabling people RHA supports identify and achieve personal goals, experience meaningful days, participate in the community, and live more independently. From one day to the next, you'll have the opportunity to develop a relationship with the people you support as an advocate, teacher, shopping partner, role model, coach, mentor, companion, personal champion and more. As many caregivers at RHA Health Services will tell you, they came to work to make a difference for others, but ultimately found their own lives enriched through the bonds they formed with the people they support.

About the DSP/Caregiver position

At RHA, we provide high-quality services, excellent staff training, and opportunities for advancement within the organization. A typical day as a caregiver could include accompanying people to work, the movies, concerts, and shopping, teaching independent living skills, providing transportation to appointments, fostering positive relationships , preparing meals, assisting with personal care and bathing, helping around the home (laundry, cleaning, and decorating) and documenting the care you provide. The Direct Support role is an entry-level position that does not require any previous experience. All of the training and development needed to be successful and prepared for the position will be provided.

Position Requirements
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
At least 18 years of age
Valid drivers' license

Benefits

RHA Health Services offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to full-time employees, which includes:
Paid Time Off
Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Voluntary Benefits, Employee Assistance Program, Telemed and Pharmacy Insurance, and a Health Advocate service that helps employees find doctors, schedule appointments, estimate costs, answer medical/prescription questions, resolve medical claims issues and more
Company sponsored Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance
401(k) retirement savings program
Physical, Emotional and Financial Wellbeing Programs
Free diabetic and hypertension medication and supplies (for qualifying employees)
Free CPR, first aid, and job-specific training opportunities

About RHA Health Services

Our culture of caring is carried out by the people we employ, putting the people we support at the very center of everything we do. We provide support to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), mental health and substance use issues. We are committed to the dignity, independence, and equitable treatment of people, as well as their full inclusion into the communities around them. We provide a person-centered approach to care guided by a system of values that puts the needs of the people we support at the heart of every decision. RHA is the longest-standing agency with The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) accreditation in the United States and is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International.

If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of people we serve and support apply to join the team today.

RHA is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, we provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our solutions center.

Keywords: RHA Health Services, LLC, Fayetteville , Caregiver / Direct Support Associate / DSP / Essential Healthcare Worker, Healthcare , Lumberton, North Carolina

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