Position openings are typically for full-time, part-time and relief trainers (minimum 16 hours per month) in Residential (group homes) and Supported Living (individual’s apartment or home) programs with manageable caseloads.
Group homes are located in Bluffton, Berne and Decatur. Typical hours include afternoons, evenings and weekends, with some day shifts available. Six to eight adults live in home together with supervision. An additional $1.00 per hour is paid for overnights and $1.00 per hour extra for weekend hours. A valid driver’s license with acceptable driving experience and record is needed.
Supported Living sites are throughout the two county area, including Decatur, Berne, Ossian, Bluffton and rural locations. Many individuals have roommates. Use of personal vehicle will be required; proof of on-going auto liability insurance is also required. A valid driver’s license with acceptable driving experience and record will be necessary. An additional $1.00 per hour is paid for weekend hours.
Rate of pay is $10.25 per hour for full-time employees ($9.50/hour part-time and relief trainers). Employee must successfully complete training provided by Bi-County Services in CPR/First Aid, Medication Administration, and Positive Intervention Techniques training. Bi-County Services follows a substance abuse policy and drug testing is part of that policy.
Paid time off plan includes seven holidays for full time employees. Time worked on a holiday is paid at time and a half. Additionally, Paid Time Off (PTO) is earned as follows for 40-hour positions:
16 hours after 30 days
24 hours after 6 months
96 hours after 1 year
112 hours after 2nd through 4th year
128 hours after 5th through 9th year
144 hours after 10th through 14th year
160 hours after 15th and future years
Group health insurance is available to full-time employees. Optional plans for life insurance and a variety of AFLAC plans are offered during annual open enrollment for full time employees.
Full-Time (All Programs):
Our full-time positions are available in all departments and have fixed weekly schedules.
We offer Paid Time Off, Holiday pay, Health Insurance, and other benefits for the full-time position.
Part-Time (Supported Living/Day Services):
We offer part-time positions in our Supported Living and Day Service departments with fixed weekly schedules. The number of hours worked cannot exceed 29 per week.
Relief (All Programs):
We offer a flexible position that allows you to work hours available based on your schedule. You are only required to work a minimum of 16 hours per month and can work up to 29 hours per week. The schedule is not set and will vary based on our need and your availability.
All Direct Care Staff (Trainer) positions are offered a $1.00/hr incentive for working weekends (6am Sat – 6am Mon). All Residential Trainer positions are offered a $1.00/hr incentive for overnight shifts (10pm – 6am). We offer a New Hire bonus that pays at 6 months and at one year for designated positions.
Open Positions - July/August
If you are interested in pursuing employment at Bi-County Services, you may:
1. Complete and submit the electronic application, by clicking on the online application link below.
2. Print the application via the link below, complete and mail or deliver to the address below.
425 East Harrison Street
Bluffton, Indiana 46714
260.824.1253 • Fax 260.824.1892
For more information, please call Heather Baumgartner at 260.824.1253 ext. 1033
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