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Personal Care Attendant - Adult Enrichment Day Program
Job Code:09-20-902-001
Company:Adult Enrichment
Job Service Location:Lancaster, PA
Schedule:M-F 9am-2pm
Employment Status:Regular Part Time
  
General Summary:

United Disabilities Services Foundation (UDSF) is a non-profit organization committed to helping seniors, veterans and people with disabilities lead more independent and fulfilling lives. In our over 54 years, we’ve developed a wide variety of services and programs that improve quality of life and expand boundaries – including in-home personal care, day program, accessible home modifications, care management, service dogs, custom wheelchair seating and more. Today, over 450 caring, dedicated employees proudly serve people with disabilities so they are able to live more happily, more independently and in control of the decisions that affect their lives.

 UDSF offers:
• Flexible work schedules
• An environment that supports and promotes diverse backgrounds and viewpoints
• Advancement opportunities
• Phenomenal  wellness programs
• Highly competitive compensation packages
• Retirement account

The Personal Care Attendant for Adult Enrichment (AE) will be responsible for personal care, educational support, community integration and daily living skills instruction.


Responsibilities:

The Personal Care Attendant (PCA):

  •  Provides basic personal care, educational support and Adult Enrichment-related supports in a safe manner consistent with the guidelines of the individual’s support plan. 
  •  Promotes the individual’s independence. 
  •  Demonstrates commitment to customer service in order to fulfill the agency’s mission and values. 
  •  Complies with department-wide responsibilities to ensure efficiency and policy compliance.

 

 

Hours of the position are M-F, 9am-2pm (25 hours per week)


Competencies:

Education/Experience:

EDUCATION:

High school diploma or GED required.

EXPERIENCE:

Six (6) months of experience working with individuals with disabilities is required.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be at least 18 years of age. Must possess required skills to perform personal care services as specified in the individual’s support plan. Must have basic math, reading and writing skills. Must have reliable transportation. Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and must be able to interpret nonverbal communications based on the individual's needs.

 

EEO/AA/VEVRAA

 


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