Direct Support Worker - Residential (Part Time)

Careers for Compassionate People

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Company Name Arc of Acadiana
Location New Iberia, LA, Louisiana
Date Posted January 17, 2017
Category Default
Job Type Part-time


Direct Support Workers are responsible for providing direct support to the clients by assisting them with daily needs, such as dressing, recreating, and reinforcement of active treatment objectives.

Job Duties:

Trains individuals to develop and maintain skills necessary for working and living by teaching functional, daily living, working, social, and personal-social readjustment skills.

Promotes maximum independence by implementing action plans according to individual’s physical capacity, intelligence, level, and interest.

Documents progress by charting on data sheets and completing required monthly/quarterly progress reports.

Evaluates results of training by observing, noting, and evaluating progress; recommending and implementing adjustments and modifications.

May require assisting a client into and out of a wheelchair

May require assisting a client into and out of bed

May be required to transport client to doctor appointments, run errands, etc.



Must be 21 years or older, have a valid driver's license, and reliable transportation.

Good communication skills, dependable, able to work independently and the ability to read and write.

Must be available to work a part time rotating schedule (weekdays 2:30pm – 8pm & every other weekend 8am – 8pm) and have the flexibility to participate in a rotating on call schedule.

CNA and nursing home experience preferred but not required.


We offer GREAT PAY for DSWs, CMAs and CNAs. 



We believe in promoting from within so if you’re looking for a career, Arc of Acadiana is where you need to be. 

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