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CoC - Caregiver for Teens with Disabilities

at Continuum Of Colorado

Posted: 3/14/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 7590
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Job Description

Job Details
Entry
Varies w/in Denver Metro area (Aurora, CO) - Aurora, CO
FT - 36 hrs/week
High School
$17.20 - $19.00 Hourly
Any
Description

Continuum of Colorado is hiring Caregivers for our rewarding Direct Support Professionals (DSP) positions to provide personal care to teens with intellectual/developmental disabilities in the greater Denver, CO area. These positions need to be filled IMMEDIATELY!!

Why is Continuum so great to work for?

  • Competitive pay starting at $17.20 - $19.00/hr
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Certified Employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Employer-paid training with a supportive team
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Health, dental, vision Insurance
  • 401(k) investment plan, with an employer match of up to 4%
  • Employer-paid and supplemental life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Discounts on auto and homeowners insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Credit union membership
Qualifications

Must have's to be a Caregiver for Teens with Disabilities

  • High school diploma/GED AND 1 year of human services experience OR
    • Associates degree or 2 years of college education - must provide a copy of your college transcripts (official or unofficial) or a copy of your Associates degree diploma
  • At least 21 years old
  • Complete criminal finger printing
  • Pass and maintain certification in all agency required training
  • Perform personal care/medical procedures and consistently lift up to 50 lbs
  • Operate a wheelchair appropriately and assist with non-ambulatory participants including transfers
  • Use crisis intervention techniques as trained by Continuum of Colorado and as directed by the participant’s care plan
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) at an intermediate level; ability to use Outlook to communicate through email
  • Personal vehicle in good operating condition for use during work
  • Valid Colorado driver’s license/proof of insurance
  • Meet our driving requirements; no suspensions/revocations in the past 3 years/less than 3 tickets in the past 3 years

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!