The pay rate is $11.30/hour base and is currently eligible for our * $2.00/hour ROCKstar Premium through 9/30/2020!
Provides personal assistance and support to clients in their own home and within the community.
Hours cut? Not currently working due to the Coronavirus shut down?
Samaritas is in need of direct care staff on a temporary or permanent basis all over the state of Michigan to ensure we continue to be able to provide assistance to our most vulnerable populations.
Help us serve others!
Duties and Responsibilities
Participate with staff in the Person Center Planning (PCP) and goal setting for the growth and development of clients served.
Provide personal support services to clients served, including but not limited to mobility, lifting, transferring, bathing and personal hygiene, laundry and grooming, meal preparation and mealtime assistance.
Provide personal health care services including but not limited to administering medications and medical treatments, infection control, Range of Motion exercises and other care in accordance with individual service plan and needs.
Assist clients with activities in daily living, including but not limited to household tasks, communication skills, social and recreational skills, financial management, and activities in the community.
Schedule and transport clients to various appointments and activities.
Complete all required documentation for services performed.
Work independently between sites and cooperatively with other staff to assure quality of service for each client.
Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification
- Direct care experience in a mental health field or working with vulnerable adults preferred.
At Samaritas, we ask you to join us - to "Be The Rock That Starts The Ripple". A ripple of transformation in the individual lives of the 15,000 people we help each year, and a ripple of positive change throughout our community. Our team is growing at Samaritas! We are seeking more Rocks to join our team. We are always looking for additional employees who want to make a big impact and have a lot of fun doing so as part of an enthusiastic, collaborative team. We want you to be our rock!
Samaritas, one of the state's largest faith-based nonprofits, has been sending ripples of positive change into Michigan communities since 1934. Prior to 2016, Samaritas operated as Lutheran Social Services of Michigan.
Samaritas provides a continuum of care to all in need with approximately 70 different programs in 40 different locations in Michigan. We believe in diversity and inclusion, for the people we serve and the people we employ. Employing nearly 2,000 employees in opportunities ranging from direct service to management in Michigan's Lower Peninsula, we hope that you will consider joining the Samaritas team and help work in making a difference in communities across Michigan.
We walk with people in need, offering hope and compassion while upholding their dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and seeking creative solutions with those who place their trust in us.
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Samaritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled
Hours Per Pay Period42
Work Hours9:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Weekends and/or Holidays RequiredNo
On Call RequiredNo