Sep 09, 2019

Direct Care Worker (PT) - Virginia Beach, Va - $10.00/ hour

  • Merakey
  • 4608 Coventry Rd, Bealeton, VA 22712, USA
Administration Education Health Care Installation - Maint - Repair Nonprofit - Social Services Nurse Other Professional Services

Job Description

Merakey is currently seeking Direct Care Worker to join our Merakey IDD division name in our Virginia Beach, VA location.

Part time 24 hours

Sunday 3pm - 11pm and Monday - Thursday 5pm - 9pm


Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations. We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential. With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey, formerly NHS, provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee .


  • The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs
  • Highly competitive compensation plans
  • Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program
  • Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution
  • Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees


Direct Care Worker overview. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.
  • Assists, teaches and monitors client's daily living activities.
  • Personal hygiene, bathing, shaving, grooming, dressing, laundry, meal preparation, medication administration, and room care.
  • Provides routine household cleaning and maintenance.
  • Prepares and serves meals according to posted menus and nutritional standards.
  • Assists in medical appointments and follow-through as well as assists with medication administration.


In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at

Requisition Number: 45477

MERAKEY is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

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