The Arc of Anchorage is seeking several Direct Support Professionals to work in our assisted living homes. Responsibilities include personal hygiene, community activities, meal preparation and general housekeeping. The qualified applicant must be able to run a household while encouraging the resident’s participation to the best of their abilities.
Hours : Vary depending on location and the needs of the residents.
Must be at least 18 years old, High School diploma / GED required, valid driver’s license, proof of auto insurance. Prefer experience in social services and/or direct care in areas related to complex medical conditions and/or developmental disabilities, emotional disabilities. Current TB test and Background clearance required. CPR & First Aid certifications.Job Type:
The Arc of AnchorageCompany Description:
To encourage and celebrate the potential of people who experience disabilities.
Management/Employee Communication Philosophy:
We believe that happy, motivated, caring employees are the key to providing quality service, and therefore the key to a successful consumer centered operation. Management is committed to making The Arc of Anchorage a good place to work. There is a commitment to open communication, and a participative management style that encourages employee discussion and involvement in decisions.
Every employee is responsible for meeting or exceeding the agency’s consumer service standards, being helpful and friendly to co-workers, and being an active team player in the agency. Employees are expected to ask questions, make suggestions, and look for better ways to operate.
In return, employees can expect that The Arc’s managers will be fair; will reward
them for their hard work and commitment to our consumers; will encourage open discussion and creative problem solving; will give them opportunities to develop new skills and abilities; will keep them informed, and will provide them with the training, resources, and support they need to deliver excellent service.
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