Direct Care Staff (Group Home) JobRowlett, TX 129574

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Come join our family and become part of a legacy of compassion and dedication to making a meaningful difference in the lives of those who deserve exceptional care and support!

Berry Family Services is a company based in Texas that has been serving the community for over 85 years. We specialize in providing exceptional services and value to individuals with disabilities, aiming to understand and address the unique challenges faced by each individual and their families. The company is owned and operated by members of the Berry family, and their goal is to provide comprehensive solutions that cater to the needs of the person with disabilities and their entire family.  

We are currently hiring for the following available shifts:
LocationHoursSchedule
Gulfview
Sunday 12a-9a
M-TH 12a-8a


Responsibilities

As a member of our Direct Care team, you would:
  • Provide active treatment by supporting all areas of the program, including training, operations, and the overall needs of the Individual in the Group Home.
  • Provide transportation for Individuals via company vehicles and maintain status to legally operate them. 
  • Protect the rights of the Individual by treating them with dignity and respect.
  • Complete all documentation required for Individuals and Company operations
  • Know and comply with all Company policies.
  • Conduct all matters in a professional and mature manner while representing the Company.
  • Stay alert and awake while on duty.
  • Always ensure a safe and clean environment.
  • Model and reinforce all needs of Individuals and Group Home operations by “leading by example.”
  • Attending all in-services and trainings as scheduled to meet the needs of the Group Home, Individuals, and the Company.
  • Communicate timely all Individual, home and vehicle needs to the Group Home Manager.
  • Assist/monitor all self-medication passes and performance of tasks delegated by the Nurse.
  • Immediately notify the Nursing staff when an error is found or occurs.
  • Encourage and support Individuals to be active in community events, outings, and opportunities. 
  • Facilitate social interaction and socially valued behavior.
  • Give Individuals a choice of their activities.
  • Ensure menus and diets are followed.

Qualifications

Education:
  • Minimum: High School diploma or GED 
Certificates, Licenses, or Registrations:
  • Must have a reliable form of transportation 
  • Valid driver's license and auto liability insurance
  • Must have been a licensed driver for at least one year
Physical Demands:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, see, talk, and hear. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs. 
  • May occasionally be exposed to bodily fluids, fumes, or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. 
Skills:
  • Two years of experience in Direct Care (preferred)
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret social work materials, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions for groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write the English language.
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