Direct Care Worker

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Direct Care Worker Job Description

 

Job Title: Direct Care Worker

 

Job Type: Full-Time/Part-Time

 

Job Location: [Insert location]

 

Job Summary:

 

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Direct Care Worker to provide support and assistance to individuals who require help with daily living tasks. The ideal candidate should have a passion for helping people and a willingness to provide individualized care to meet the unique needs of each client.

 

As a Direct Care Worker, you will be responsible for assisting clients with daily living activities, including but not limited to, bathing, dressing, grooming, feeding, and medication administration. You will also be responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of your clients, while providing a high level of compassion, respect, and dignity.

 

Responsibilities:

 

• Assist clients with daily living activities, such as bathing, dressing, grooming, feeding, and medication administration

• Develop and implement individualized care plans based on each client's unique needs

• Monitor and report any changes in a client's physical or mental condition to the appropriate healthcare professionals

• Maintain a safe and clean environment for clients

• Provide emotional support to clients and their families

• Document and maintain accurate records of client care and progress

• Participate in training and educational programs to enhance skills and knowledge

• Comply with all applicable laws and regulations, as well as agency policies and procedures

 

Requirements:

 

• High school diploma or equivalent

• Certification in CPR and First Aid

• Ability to pass a criminal background check and drug screening

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays

• Physical stamina and ability to lift up to 50 pounds

• Previous experience in a direct care role preferred

 

Salary: [Insert salary range]

 

Benefits: [Insert benefits package]