Direct Care Worker/BHT

WestCare Marathon, FL

About the Job

# Job Description: Direct Care Worker/Behavioral Health Tech- Heron House - An Assisted Living Facility Person in this position will provide direct supervision of the residents during assigned hours insuring safety of all residents. Model appropriate behavior, and compliance to program rules. Duties: Orient new residents to the facility in accordance with policy and compliance with license and funding sources Supervise and assist residents with their daily living skills, transportation, social activities, outings, medical appointments, medication management, employment, cooking and other key worker duties Organize and participate in house cleaning, shopping and food preparation Assist to maintain the facility, grounds/garden, and equipment Drive company van on trips as directed Ensure the facility vans are cleaned and maintained on a regular basis Maintain familiarity with driving procedures, defensive driving skills and all certifications and examinations as required Requirements: HS Diploma or GED, Ability to understand and address needs of clients with co-occurring disorders. Basic computer literacy, including data entry. Ability to understand and implement Therapeutic Community concepts Ability to pass background and drug screening as required by the funder(s) Florida drivers license with a clean driving record Physical demands: Frequent walking and bending, stooping Occasional lifting of 20 - 25 pounds Salary: NEW RATE AS OF MAY 1st - 13.50/HR Position is located at the Heron House - 67 Coco Plum Drive, Marathon When applying please retain PASSWORD and LOGIN INFORMATION! EEO/D/F/W/P *Requisition Number:* 2462 *City:* Marathon *State:* Florida *Job Title:* Direct Care Worker/BHT *Area of Interest:* Clinical/Counseling