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Flexible Personal Assistant III (full or part-time) - Work That Works

Hills & Dales

1 Positions

ID: 18933

Posted On 08/21/2022

Job Overview

Position: Part-time or Full-time Flexible Personal Assistant III (DSP)
Pay: 16.50 – 23.50 per hour
Shift Information:  Flexible hours anywhere between 30 – 130 hours per month for part-time and 156-160 minimum per month for full-time.  We provide 24-hour services, so shifts vary pending your availability to work around school schedule and activities.  Provide a monthly calendar.  Shift and Weekend Differentials included.

 

Position Description: Personal Assistant III (DSP) work directly with people with intellectual disabilities with behavioral focused supports, with the aim of assisting them in a self-directed life including activities of daily living when needed, and encouraging attitudes and behaviors which enhance community inclusion. Personal Assistant III may provide supports to a person with a disability at home, work, school, church, and other community places. Personal Assistant III also acts as an advocate for the individual, in communicating their needs, self-expression and goals.

 

Essential Duties:

  • Ensure the safety and health of the residents or clients. This position provides guidance for those who require additional supports due to behavioral episodes and will need to follow crisis response protocols.
  • Support residents or clients with activities of daily living which include personal & oral hygiene, bathing/showers, dressing, and other personal tasks.
  • Assist as needed with meals and meal preparation, this may include shopping with the individual(s) for groceries.
  • Assist residents or clients with housekeeping tasks as necessary, cleaning, dishes, vacuuming.
  • Assist residents and clients with physical supports &/or adaptive equipment, i.e., transferring/lifting from wheelchair.
  • Help plan and assist residents or clients’ activities at home or out in the community.
  • Pending program assigned, may assist with the transportation of residents or clients to appointments or community activities, this would be dependent on a valid driver’s license, if driving was required.

Primary Contact

225008

Anna Siebels

Talent & Recruitment Manager, Human Resources

563-556-7878

Phone

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563-557-3822

Fax

asiebels@hillsdales.org

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Job Details

Categories

Human and Social Services

Location

Dubuque, IA

Shift

Flexible

Job Type

Employee

Full/Part

Full or Part Time

Pay/Salary

16.50 – 23.50 per hour

Company ID

1068

Job REQ #

# Positions

1

Start Date

20220821

End Date

20230131

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About the Company

Hills & Dales, a not-for-profit human services organization provides services to children and young adults with severe and profound mental and physical disabilities. It has always been the primary focus to serve people with significant medical needs. Hills & Dales values a quality of life that enhances dignity, upholds rights and encourages choices by the individual.

"It is our work, guided by our mission of building meaningful lives to serve our stakeholders; including residents and clients, their families, employees and society at large. We strive to make a positive difference in the quality of life of each individual we support."

Jack Mescher, Chief Executive Officer