A Job That Works For You
Caregiving as a career is rewarding and makes a huge impact in the lives of those you serve. There are few better ways to be the difference in the world around you than by caring for others.
It can also be challenging, which is why we make sure our team is well taken care of and they have a voice within our company. Great caregivers can always find work, but the best ones are careful about who they work for. We know it can be frustrating when your voice isn't heard, we understand that your voice is their voice so we listen.
We are a small, family run company. We work hard to be responsive to the needs of our clients and of our employees, our goal is to have a positive and fun environment for everyone.
The needs of our team members are important to us. You need to know that you have a schedule that is consistent and works with your other life obligations, and you want to be appreciated and supported by your employer.
What We Offer
We Are Taking Applications For the Following Positions
The Direct Care staff work directly with individuals receiving services; as a Direct Care Staff you will assist individuals with physical, emotional behavioral and social supports as assigned to the location. As a Direct Care Staff you would be responsible to assist in the day to day functions of the location you are working within. Working directly with your peers and individuals served to better the lives of those around you offers a great reward.
We have internally developed this program in hopes of inspiring our current Direct Support Professionals to recognize & utilize the talent they have to lead others. Our goal is that within 8 weeks each person going through our program will feel fully prepared and confident to take on the duties of a Designated Manager.
The first step is to apply for the program by submitting your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. We want you to be as invested in this program as we are. We are passionate that this will be amazing.
The second step is to be accepted into the program. Once accepted into the program you will be approved for an immediate raise. That raise will remain in effect as long as you are in the program. In order to remain in the program you must remain in good standing throughout the entirety of the program. Each week you will learn a new task as part of the overall job description, at the end of the week you will be expected to be able to do that task indepedently.
Upon graduating the program you will receive another raise which will be your starting salary. Raises thereafter will follow our Designated Manager salary guidelines.
The Designated Manager will oversee one community residential setting including staffing, supply procurement, continuity of services, training, service delivery and compliance. The Designated Manager will directly supervise Direct Care Staff. This is an ideal position for someone who is looking for a management role, with flexibility and responsibility. This role requires you to be detail oriented, a self starter, a desire to learn and grow. Previous management experience would be preferred.
We are currently looking for an LPN or Registered Nurse to work Monday - Friday from 7am-11am, completing rounds at 10 of our Community Residential Settings. This person would be trained in by our nurse of 16 years.
How to Get Hired at The Cottages of Dakota
1. Online Application
We will respond and let you know if we would like to schedule an interview for current job openings.
2. In-person Interview
Come to our office for an in-person interview so we can get to know you and find out if you would be a good fit for our needs.
3. Orientation & Training
Once you’re hired we will set up your work schedule, have you fill out paperwork and go through company orientation and paid training.