Residential Specialist- FT and PT Weekends

 

Who doesn’t love the weekend?  Our Heartspring children do!

The Heartspring children and young adults work hard all week learning, growing, finding independence and meeting goals.  What better way to celebrate their success than with some leisure time, recreation and weekend activities. If you have a passion for working with children and young adults and enjoy seeing goals being met through fun scheduled activities, the Residential Specialist- Weekend shift will be the most rewarding career journey of your life.

 

The life-changing role of the Residential Specialist:

Residential Specialists change lives! They teach, nurture, and work closely with children and young adults with special needs to help them care for themselves and find independence in their lives. The role of the Residential Specialist is to help students in areas such as communication, self-help, social skills, and daily living skills. Daily living skills activities include:

  • Personal hygiene and grooming
  • Eating and meal preparation
  • Housekeeping
  • Leisure time, recreation and weekend activities (Luau, Art Projects, Chalk Day, Bubble Day and many more)

The ideal candidate is a team player with a true sense of grit, humility, and a compassionate, caring attitude towards others.

We welcome all levels of experience, including (but not limited to) past jobs such as direct support provider, care attendant, home health aide, CNA and/or educator. Direct care experience working with individuals with special needs is a plus. If you do not have direct care experience, don’t worry – we provide an excellent training program.

Schedule:

FT Weekend Schedules: 

Friday 2:45 -10:00 PM

Saturday 7:30 AM-10:00 PM

Sunday 7:30 Am-3:30PM 

 

PT Weekend Schedules: 

Work at least 1 weekend shift each weekend (see options below)  and then pick up other available hours up to 29 hours per week.

Friday 3:15 -10:00 PM

Saturday 7:30 AM-10:00 PM

Sunday 7:30 Am-3:30PM 

Qualifications:

Requirements for Residential Specialist:

The candidate must have:

  • Compassion above all else! 
  • A desire and passion to work with children and young adults with special needs
  • Effective team work skills
  • A GED or high school diploma
  • A valid Kansas driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • A physically ability to perform frequent amounts of walking, standing, sitting, stooping, squatting, kneeling, and lifting 30 pounds or more (The job can be quite active.) 

Compensation:

Hourly pay is based on experience and ranges from $12.00 to $16.00 per hour for base rate.  Shift Differential up to $2.50 per hour available dependent on shift worked. 

 

Benefits:

Ready to start changing lives?

Find your purpose with us. Join Heartspring and start the rewarding career you’ve been searching for!

Heartspring offers a generous benefit package for all FT (30 hours or more a week) employees including two weeks paid vacation, sick leave, medical/dental/vision insurance and retirement plans. Residential Specialists also have many opportunities to grow within and advance their careers at Heartspring through on the job training, internal promotion preferences and Heartspring scholarship program to help you go back to school.  

Heartspring is a drug-free campus. Heartspring is an EEO employer. 

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Creating hope and opportunity that changes the lives of children with special needs and their families

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