Current Openings

To apply for any position at St. Louis Center, please contact our Human Resources Department, barbl@stlouiscenter.org or print our employment application form and mail it in or stop by and drop it off.

 

 

 

 

POSITION: Direct Care Worker


Supervisor's Title: Supervisor, Direct Care Staff
Department: Resident Relations
Working Conditions: Primarily a home setting with constant attention paid to the needs of residents.

Direct care workers are responsible for the health and safety of our residents. Must possess a high school diploma or GED, valid Michigan driver's license. Successful candidates will have an attitude of charity toward our residents, good judgement and excellent communication skills.

Interested applicants should respond by printing and completing an employment application form. Submit materials to Barbara Lawrence, Director Human Resources, St. Louis Center, 16195 Old US. 12, Chelsea, MI 48118; materials can also be sent to barbl@stlouiscenter.org.

POSITION: Social Work Assistant


Supervisor's Title: Social Worker
Department: Social Work
Working Conditions: Primarily a home setting with constant attention paid to the needs of residents.

The social work assistant will join the social work department to help coordinate and provide services to St. Louis Center residents.

Qualifications:

  1. High school diploma or GED.
  2. CPR and First Aid Certification.
  3. CPI Certification.
  4. Michigan driver's license and acceptable driving record.
  5. Dependable attendance record.
  6. Ability to type 40 wpm.
  7. Must be proficient in Word and Excel.

Essential Duties:

  1. Coordinate and provide services to the residents of St. Louis Center.
  2. Transporting residents to school, work, appointments and events.
  3. Maintain computerized documents and records.

Interested applicants should respond with a written description of their qualifications to Barbara Lawrence, Director Human Resources, St. Louis Center, 16195 Old US. 12, Chelsea, MI 48118; materials can be sent to barbl@stlouiscenter.org no later than Monday, March 31, 2014.

 

POSITION: Supervisor, Direct Care Staff

The Direct Care Worker Supervisor will supervise, orient, train and monitor the direct care worker. The Direct Care Supervisor will also plan, train, and supervise the implementation of special services, such as; treatment plans, behavior management programs, activities and nutritional and recreational programs.

  • Qualifications:
    1. Requires a bachelor’s degree and two years experience working with mentally handicapped residents.
    2. Requires good moral character, emotionally stable and of sufficient health, ability and experience to perform the duties assigned.
    3. Valid Michigan driver’s license with acceptable driving record
    4. Knowledge of CPR, first aid, general fire safety, crisis prevention intervention and behavior management.
    5. Clear written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
    6. Ability to plan, prioritize and execute responsibilities.
    7. Ability to respond calmly to emergency situations.
    8. Physical requirements include the ability to see and hear clearly; regular standing, walking and speaking.  Must be able to assist direct care workers with their duties as needed.
  • Essential Duties:
    1. Plan, train, monitor and orient direct care staff.
    2. Supervise and assist direct care staff as needed.  Ensure treatment plans, behavior management plans, and nutritional and recreational programs are followed.
    3. Distribute supplies, organize transportation schedules and outside social activities and monitor the attendance of residents to programs and appointments.
    4. Ensure medication schedules are followed.
    5. Assist direct care workers in dealing with resident who are exhibiting unacceptable behaviors.
    6. Assist in the elaboration of the Treatment Plan for each resident and monitor the direct care worker’s implementation of the plan.
    7. Coordinate and respond to emergency situations.
    8. Evaluate the performance of each direct care worker.
    9. Take part in intake interviews and the assignment of residents to the most suitable group.
    10. Provide the units where it’s necessary with a behavior management program and monitor its effectiveness.
    11. Reports directly to the Assistant Administrator/Residential Program Director.
    12. Must be willing to perform related tasks as assigned.

Interested applicants should respond with a resume and print and complete an employment application form. Submit materials to Barbara Lawrence, Director Human Resources, St. Louis Center, 16195 Old US. 12, Chelsea, MI 48118; materials can be sent to barbl@stlouiscenter.org.

 

 

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