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Direct Support Person/PCA/care attendant

Hovey's Saint Paul, MN
  • $15.48 Hourly
  • Part Time

Responsibilities will be to provide personal cares as well as therapeutic and recreational activities for a delightful young woman who has CP (spastic quadriparesis - i.e. very physically limited) at our home in Maplewood near Cty C and Hwy 36. Must be a RELIABLE, fun-loving, energetic FEMALE  Must like cats and be a non-smoker and drug-free.

Morning tasks will include personal cares required to get Sonia ready for her day program.  

Evening and weekend hours will include assisting with exercise, personal cares, and therapeutic and recreational activities such as art projects, walks, shopping, and other community activities. Must be able to drive with a clean driving record.

This is an excellent experience for those interested in any of the following areas -- health care fields, education or social services. Or, for a woman interested in being a helping companion to a fun-loving young woman.

Current hours needed:

Weekday mornings -- 6:45 am to 8:45 am (T, TH, F)        

Weekends -- 2 to 3 weekends per month. Saturdays 1 pm to 6 ( 7 or 8) pm and Sundays 12 to 6 pm

Weekdays --  3:30 pm to 9 pm, (W & TH)

People are hired by us and work for us but paid by a fiscal intermediary, MRCI.

Wage is roughly 15.5/hr.  

Training is provided. Common sense is a prerequisite.

Sonia lives at home with her parents in her own apartment. Meeting Sonia's needs requires the loving care of devoted caregivers who can assist her with all her physical needs as well as in participating fully in life.  We are in need of adding to this team of wonderful caregivers. If you would like to be touched by Sonia's wisdom and have the dedication to be a companion and compassionate caregiver, please fill out the forms on the job link above.  

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