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Personal Care Assistant - ACR Homes

Location
Plymouth, Minnesota
Posted
1 Sep 2022

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ACR Homes provides high quality residential support services in over 50 Twin Cities locations to people with physical and developmental disabilities, as well as care for older adults, including memory care, through our sister company, Arthur's Senior Care. We are proud to say that ACR was voted a top 5 Workplace 5 years straight and the #1 large workplace by our employees TWICE through the Star Tribune Top Workplaces survey and contest. 

 

Locations Include:

Andover, Arden Hills, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Coon Rapids, Eagan, Eden Prairie, Golden Valley, Lakeville, Little Canda, Maple Grove, Maplewood, Mounds View, New Brighton, North St. Paul, Plymouth, Robbinsdale, Roseville, Shoreview, St. Anthony, Stillwater, and Woodbury. 

 

We are seeking high caliber employees in both part-time and full-time capacities to join us in providing care and services for those we care for in our homes throughout the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul area. 

 

DIRECT CARE PROFESSIONAL (DCP) JOB DESCRIPTION: 

 

ACR Homes cares about providing the best quality of care for our residents. As a Direct Care Professional (DCP), you will receive thorough paid training that will allow you to care for the physical, medical, and emotional needs of our residents with disabilities in a residential group home setting. You will also gain skills in advocacy by helping residents on appointments and in the community. In addition to that, you will have the opportunity to administer medications, work with specialized medical equipment, assist with daily therapies and treatments, and build genuine friendships by enjoying fun activities together. 

 

DIRECT CARE FLOAT JOB DESCRIPTION: 

 

Direct Care Floats have the opportunity to do the same work as our traditional DCPs but instead of being placed at one home, Floats work shifts at all locations. Floats receive training for all ACR and Arthur's locations and receive their schedules 1 week in advance. Floats can be part-time or full-time and receive a higher hourly starting wage. 

 

WAGES, TUITION ASSISTANCE, BENEFITS: 

 

ACR Homes offers paid training to their employees. Once training is completed, DCPs receive NEW HIGHER WAGES starting up to $19.50/hr depending on the position and when you are working. There are numerous opportunities to advance within the company that are accompanied by pay increases, and raises are offered starting at 1 year of employment.

 

POSITIONS & WAGES 

 

Direct Care Assistant (Ages 16-17) 

Weekday (Day/Eve) $11.50/hr 

**Weekend (Day/Eve) $13.50/hr 

Option to become med certified for $.50 increase ($12/hr-$14/hr) 

 

Part-time Direct Care Professional 

Weekday (Day/Eve) $13.00/hr 

*Weekday (Awake Night) $15.00/hr 

**Weekend (Day/Eve) $15.00/hr 

**Weekend (Awake Night) $17.00/hr 

 

Full-time Direct Care Professional 

Weekday (Day/Eve) $15.00/hr 

*Weekday (Awake Night) $17.00/hr 

**Weekend (Day/Eve) $17.00/hr 

**Weekend (Awake Night) $19.00/hr 

 

Part-time & Full-time Direct Care Float 

Weekday (Day/Eve) $15.50/hr 

*Weekday (Awake Night) $17.50hr 

**Weekend (Day/Eve) $17.50/hr 

**Weekend (Awake Night) $19.50/hr 

 

*The Night pay rate applies between the hours of 10pm - 6am 

**Effective 5/22/22, ALL Direct Care Assistants, Direct Care Professionals and Floats will see a $2.00/hour increase for weekend hours (hours worked between 2pm on Friday through Sunday at 10pm). 

 

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TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 

Part-time and full-time employees who are enrolled in college and working toward a degree can earn up to $2,000/yr towards tuition and other qualifying expenses. 

 

BENEFITS 

Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits: 



  • Paid time off (PTO) --3 weeks in first year! 

  • Traditional health plan with PreferredOne (free NICE Healthcare) 

  • Dental 

  • Vision 

  • Pet insurance 

  • Long-term disability and life insurance benefits 

  • Voluntary short-term disability and supplemental life insurance 

  • 401k 



  • Candidates must be able to work independently and have interpersonal skills including empathy, responsibility, self-control, and good judgment. Requirements include: 



  • You must be 16-17 years old to be a DCA 

  • You must be at least 18 years old to be a DCP or Direct Care Float -

  • You must be willing to care for both male and female clients 

  • You must be able to lift 70 lbs 

  • Part-time requires 2-3 shifts/week 

  • Full-time employees must work at least 38-40 hours per week 

  • Must have reliable access to transportation 


  • ACR Homes is an EEO/AA Employer. ACR is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion in our recruiting, hiring, and professional development programs. We commit to ensuring an exceptional work experience for ALL employees where diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our goal of providing the best possible care. 


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    Details

    • Job Reference: 700533744-2
    • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
    • Recruiter: Acr Homes
    • Location: Plymouth, Minnesota
    • Salary: On Application