Adult Family Home Team Lead Care Worker – Opportunity Inc. – Wausau, WI

NOW HIRING – TEAM LEAD CARE WORKERS – Adult Family Home

“Making a Difference in Every Life We Touch”

Do you have a desire to help others lead more fulfilling lives? Opportunity’s Adult Family Homes house four clients with various disabilities. As a Team Lead, this position is responsible for setting a good example for co-workers, maintaining good attendance, responsible and possessing a positive attitude. Assists developmentally, physically, and cognitively disabled adult individuals by providing personal cares, self-care training, implementation of behavior management plans, and accompanying support during social/recreational opportunities, either in the adult family home or the community at large. This position is responsible for the quality assurance of clients which includes but is not limited to treating clients with respect, assuring them of their rights, and providing them a safe environment to live in. This is an ideal position for someone who wants a rewarding career and has a genuine desire to help others.

Our Caregivers, Care Workers, Care Providers are the heart and soul of what we do. At Opportunity Inc., we celebrate successes and have fun while building meaningful relationships. We are looking for eager, responsible adults looking to join Opportunity, Inc. as a care provider to assist with personal cares (including but not limited to shower, bathing, toileting…), medication administration, teach daily living skills, cooking, baking, housework, provide supervision, and companionship to adults with disabilities. Becoming a Care Provider is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in Human Services as it is invaluable to those in Nursing, Psychology, Pre-med, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Social Work, etc.

Opportunity, Inc. is currently on the lookout for caring and compassionate adult family home team lead members.

  • Make a difference in your community
  • Build meaningful relationships

ROUTINE DUTIES

  • Responsible for providing quality care, activities, and personal care to adults with disabilities
  • Companionship
  • Mentoring and promoting independence
  • Meal planning, preparation, and assistance
  • Maintains records of services performed and of apparent condition of resident/participant.
  • Works with Supported Living Manager to develop and coordinate behavior plans and outcome measurements for residents/participants.
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship with families and guardians of residents/participants, as well as with team-members within your department and other agency departments, and with all collaborating community agencies and service providers.
  • Assures all charting is up-to-date and signed off on in resident’s binders. (Charting includes progress notes, activity logs, goal sheets, behavior tracking, medical records, range of motion, weight charts, menus, blood pressure tracking)
  • Responsible for all end of the month paperwork (pulled and copied, progress notes, goal sheets, behavior tracking, med records, etc)
  • Maintain a cooperative relationship with families and guardians of residents/participants, as well as with team-members within your department and other agency departments, and with all collaborating community agencies and service providers.
  • Represent Opportunity Inc. in a professional manner at all times.
  • Support your supervisor and leadership to be successful at all times
  • Maintain a positive attitude at all times.
  • Adhere to and support the “Core Values” of the organization while performing essential job duties, functions, and representing Opportunity Inc.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license for at least 3 years, proof of personal vehicle insurance, and a good driving record
  • Ability to pass a criminal and caregiver background check
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening including drug test, physical evaluation, and 2 Step TB Test
  • Must frequently lift, support, and/or move up to 75 pounds and occasionally lift, support, and/or move up to 100 pounds
  • Occasional to frequent bending, squatting, twisting, reaching, standing, and walking
  • Must be caring and compassionate, and want to make a difference in the lives of our clients
  • Be dependable, responsible, and reliable
  • Experience preferred

OPPORTUNITY:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Training opportunities for new and experienced candidates; come grow with us!
  • Growth and career in healthcare
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health, Dental, Vision offered for Full Time Employees

Opportunity Inc. was founded as United Cerebral Palsy of North Central Wisconsin in 1952 by a small group of parents and other concerned individuals to promote awareness and educate the public about cerebral palsy. A landmark decision occurred in 1978 to shift the agency’s focus to serving children and adults with any kind of disability. In 2004, the agency’s name was changed to Opportunity Inc. to better reflect the services we provide and the people we serve. Opportunity has grown from an agency with three staff members providing day services to six clients, to a professional specialized staff providing a wide array of services in multiple counties in Wisconsin.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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