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Caregiver-Professional Support Assistant

Company: Hearts and Hands of Care
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Hearts and Hands of Care is seeking a professional individual to assist clients -with performing -job duties at their job site. The Caregiver is responsible for the physical care, hygiene needs, and speaking on behalf of our client who has challenges with speaking, typing proficiently at work. The ideal candidate must be able to care for our clients and their property with dignity, patience, compassion, and respect. This person will encourage and remain empathetic to the clients at all times.This job does includes occasional travel both in and out of the state. Travel is pre-planned and expenses will be covered, including airfare, transportation and lodging.Essential Job Functions:-Assists with various employment tasks throughout the day-Tasks will include word processing, speech interpretation, note-taking, assisting with attending and facilitating meetings, answering phone calls, etc.-Other duties will include assisting with activities of daily living (ADLS), which will include meal preparation, assistive walking, restroom assistance, transportation, etc.-Follows all policies, procedures, and guidelines of the program and the agencyKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:-Be able to work effectively for and with individual who have the developmental disability-Ability to follow oral and written instructions, good communication skills, good judgment, and a willingness to listen and learn-Ability to occasionally work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, overnights, and some holidays-Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Zoom, and other virtual video conferencing programs, various web browsers, Apple and Microsoft operating systems, etc.-Must be able to handle high-stress situations in a supportive roleEducation and Experience:-High School Diploma or GEDClearances:-Background checks as defined by licensing agencies. Current TB test/clearance, valid driver's license, and proof of auto insurance may be requiredPhysical Requirements:-Lifting ten to twenty-five pounds-Ability to see within normal parameters-Ability to hear within the normal range-Adaptability to a fast-paced and ever-changing environmentEquipment Use:-personal Vehicle-Computer/ Tablet/ Smart Phone -ACKNOWLEDGMENT:Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work performed. These statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, tasks and skills required of an employee in this position. HAHOC reserves the right to require that other tasks be performed when warranted (for example by emergencies, changes in personnel or workload, corporate reorganization, or technical development).Hearts & Hands Of Care, Inc is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, and parenthood.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Hearts and Hands of Care, Anchorage , Caregiver-Professional Support Assistant, Other , Anchorage, Alaska

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