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Synod Community Services is committed to our charitable purpose of providing psychosocial rehabilitation services to our community by manifesting concern, sensitivity, patience and human kindness for consumers, their needs, preferences and choices. We succeed in keeping the welfare and best interests of our consumers as our primary concern through development and maintenance of programming that encourages an individual’s strengths, abilities and personality and addresses the needs of the whole person.
Our employees are our greatest assets. They recognize and accept their role as stewards, accept professional responsibility for the services provided and take steps to provide for the growth and development of the agency and the services it offers the community.
The care of vulnerable or dependent individuals entails an enormous grant and acceptance of trust as well as a profound amount of responsibility for ensuring the well-being and safety of another human life. For the right person, this job can become a career, offering days that are both meaningful and emotionally gratifying. It is the perfect entry into nursing, occupational therapy, teaching, psychology or social work.
Synod Community Services realizes that the quality of care received by our consumers is dependent on the health and well-being of the people who care for them. In addition to the emotional gratification obtained from employment at Synod Community Services, we offer many perks to help meet the practical, daily needs of our employees
Intensive paid training – This training has a flexible schedule to accommodate scheduling conflicts.
Flexible work schedules – With many programs requiring 24-hour staffing, we are able to offer around-the-clock shifts and have employment schedules that range from occasional to full-time schedules.
Competitive pay rates
Benefit packages – Include health, dental and life insurance, paid time off, holiday pay and 401k retirement plan.
Long-term employment – Our flexibility, in combination with the benefit packages and advancement opportunities, enables our staff not only to have a job but plan for a career at Synod Community Services.
Advancement opportunities – Several levels of management responsibility allow staff opportunities for promotions.
Challenging and stimulating work
Employee involvement – Opportunities such as the Grievance Committee, Camp, and Open Door Policy encourage employees to participate in decisions affecting them and their daily professional responsibilities.
Variety of locations and job duties – Direct Care Worker job description (PDF)
Synod Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. Synod Community Services does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), religion, national origin, age, height, weight, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. SCS also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees. This Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer and other terms and conditions of employment.
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