Direct Care Professional

Sheltered Living   Topeka, KS   Full-time     Other
Posted on September 12, 2023
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Direct Care Professional

Caregiver who provides direct assistance and support to individuals who may have physical, developmental, or intellectual disabilities, as well as those who may be elderly or have chronic illnesses. The primary role of a Direct Care Professional is to help individuals lead more independent and fulfilling lives by assisting them with various daily activities and tasks.

Salary Range:  $14-$22; hourly

Why work with SLI?

In addition to offering competitive pay and benefits, we are committed to furthering the career development of our employees. We believe in providing training and career development opportunities for employees who demonstrate a strong work ethic, think creatively, and manage time and projects efficiently and safely.

  • A high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) is preferred.
  • Must be reliable, dependable, and trustworthy.
  • Must be able to work in a variety of settings with a variety of diversities.
  • Must possess empathy, patience, understanding, and compassion toward people with a variety of abilities and barriers.
  • Demonstrate support for each person’s needs, choices, and participation in the community.
  • Be a positive role model and represent a solid public image for constituents and the organization by exhibiting appropriate behavior, dress, & hygiene.