Residential Caregiver - All Shifts
$14 to $17 Hourly
401K, Dental, Life, Medical
Psynergy Programs an adult residential facility, is looking for full-time Residential Caregivers to work with our clients, supporting them in all areas of their daily living, in our Sacramento facilities. MED. PASSING EXPERIENCE IS HIGHLY DESIRED!!! We are hiring for all shifts - Day, Swing and Night. Schedule is to be determined, but will include one weekend day a week. An Associate's degree is desired. Past experience in the mental health field is preferred. All new hires must be able to pass a criminal background check and complete first aid and CPR training.
Full-time employees are eligible for medical and dental benefits, paid time off, and 401k participation. Pay for this position is $14.00 to $17.00 per hour, depending on experience. Overnight shifts earn $1 shift premium per hour worked.
Summary: Contributes to the achievements of goals and objectives of the facility residents. Participates in delivering recreational, educational and life skills training programs.
Responsibilities and Duties:
- Provides assistance to and supports clients ADL’s (activities of daily living), to include feeding themselves, bathing, dressing, grooming and leisure activities.
- Assists clients with maintenance of individual living spaces and adherence to special diets and medical regimens.
- Observes residents’ daily activities and monitors residents’ behavioral changes, documenting and reporting observations per policy and procedure.
- Reinforces positive appropriate behavior, offers counseling and support to residents in need.
- Supports program staff by encouraging all clients to attend activities, groups and scheduled appointments.
- Assists cleaning and kitchen staff with the redirecting of clients.
- Assures facility is clean and well kept; performs light cleaning duties as needed.
- May assist or lead groups or recreational activities, such as shopping.
- May provide transportation of clients in agency vehicles to off-site outings and appointments.
- Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Recognizes the basic symptoms of personality disorders.
- Able to write articulately.
- Able to read and interpret documents such as procedural manuals.
- Demonstrates patience and empathy.
- Exhibits excellent listening skills.
- Possesses excellent problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
- Remains calm during stressful situations.
- Maintains friendly and outgoing demeanor.
- Must be 18 years of age.
- High school diploma or GED required; an AA or BA in psychology or related field is preferred.
- Work experience in counseling, social work or residential facility highly desired.
- Experience passing medications highly desired.
About Psynergy Programs, Inc.:
Psynergy is an adult residential facility that provides housing option for individuals who desire a home-like setting coupled with care and supervision. Our atmosphere celebrates hope, promotes personal growth and builds social networks. We have four locations: Morgan Hill, Greenfield, Rancho Cordova, and Sacramento.
We believe that together, we can achieve more. The prospect of community integration for individuals experiencing mental distress can be a reality – we offer a New Vision of community life. We are committed to creating innovative options for individuals to move out of locked settings and into successful community living.
Psynergy Programs, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace.
Company website: http://www.psynergy.org