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Company: Productive Living Systems
Location: Appleton
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


You have a positive attitude and enjoy working with people. You have a strong work ethic, are a highly dependable team player, and are willing to learn new skills. You handle stressful situations well and treat all people with respect, care, and compassion. If this sounds like you, read on!

We believe people with disabilities are capable of far more than they or the world ever dreamed possible. Our expertise is the knowledge and skill developed over 30 years of perfecting our art. Our passion is to touch the hearts and minds of our clients in such a way that their full potential is both seen and released.

PLS provides residential services for ambulatory adults who have a diagnosis of intellectual disability or mental illness that require minimal personal cares. We offer various programs such as Community Based Residential Facility, certified 2 bed, Adult Family Home, apartment style, and supportive home care. We have 24-hour staffing, an awake third shift and multiple locations in Appleton, Kimberly, Oshkosh, Neenah and Green Bay! The work is interesting, challenging and rewarding. Whether youre just interested in a job or are looking for a rewarding long-term career we can get you started right away.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Engage clients in a variety of activities that build self-esteem and expands clients quality of life
  • Implement clients Individualized Service Plan
  • Chart daily progress notes and flow sheets
  • Monitor medication to clients
  • Assist the clients in learning daily and independent living skills
  • Accompany your client to a doctor appointment
  • Provide transportation for errands or activities
  • Plan and prepare meals
  • Light housekeepingdusting, vacuuming, laundry, etc.
  • Encourage and facilitate social activities and exercise
  • Provide conversation and a listening ear
  • At times provide additional types of care such as bathing and incontinence care.



  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED/HSED equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word or Excel
  • Ability to maintain self-composure under stressful conditions. (Clients may exhibit aggressive, challenging, or offensive behavior.)
  • Ability to fully communicate both written and verbally
  • Proof of a valid Wisconsin driver's license w/ clean driving record
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical, TB test, caregiver background check and applicable trainings
  • Available to work every other weekend & holidays

*Our programs are staffed 24 hours a day / 7 days a week / 365 days a year - being available to work every other weekend and some holidays is a requirement of the position.*



Benefits Offered: 

  • Benefits w/ Full-time (including health, dental and vision insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO))
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Paid admittance to group events attended with clients (ie: Movies, Brewers/Bucks Games, Camping Trips)
  • Paid training including industry certification (Standard Precautions, First Aid & Choking, Fire Safety, Medication Administration) 


Starting wage for this position is $11.00-13.00 per hour.

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