As a support worker at Bethesda, you will support up to four people with intellectual disabilities in a staff-supported home that provides 24/7 support. You will join a team to help the people you support live as full and self-directed lives as possible in such areas as emotional and spiritual well-being, interpersonal relationships, material well-being, and social inclusion.
The position of support worker requires a high degree of Christian commitment and love to the people we support and to the philosophy of Bethesda. The worker must have the desire and capacity to support people with diverse abilities and must believe that the person receiving support is uniquely valuable.
Bethesda is committed to leadership development at all levels and offers opportunities for emerging leaders to learn and practice through a unique Leadership-in-Training program, as well as leadership roles within the support worker position. For more information, see Bethesda’s Training Up Leaders webpage at https://bethesdabc.com/leadership-training.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
You may be scheduled to work shifts over a 24-hour day period and will report to and be assigned duties by the manager of your resource. The following is a list of support worker duties and responsibilities. The job is diverse and may vary depending on the site and the shift you are working.
At Bethesda, we’re about creating community among the people we serve, our staff and our surrounding communities. We are all interdependent as we experience life together, and all valuable for the abilities we share. We know we learn from and need each other to thrive.
Bethesda’s ministry is a Christian faith-based service. For more information about Bethesda, visit us at bethesdabc.com or on social media.
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