What do I need for a trainer position?
- Good oral and written communication skills
- Desire to treat all people with respect and dignity
- Willingness to learn
- Team skills
What training does OCCK provide to new employees?
- As you begin your career with OCCK you will be provided extensive classroom and on the job training.
- As you continue your career with OCCK, additional traning opportunities will be offered
Do I need to be a Certified Nursing Assistant?
- No. OCCK is not a medical facility. While some duties may be similar, the focus is on promoting independence not care-taking.
Is a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) required?
- No, we only require having a valid Kansas driver’s license.
- Based on your job assignment, you mayl be required to obtain CDL with passenger endorsement within 8 months. This is required to enhance driver safety and because staff may have to drive a high-rise van, depending on assignments. Training and resources are provided to prepare for the CDL.
What is the entry wage for a Trainer?
- All trainers start at $10 per hour.
- Hours between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. on weekdays and all weekend hours for Employment, Residential and Life Skills positions are paid an additional $1.50 per hour.
What hours are available?
- There are a variety of shifts available including full-time (40 hours per week), part-time (10-39 hours per week), and substitute (as-needed-basis).
- For many staff, OCCK is their primary full-time employer. Some staff work schedules allow them to balance other commitments, such as family, school, or other employment. Depending on service needs, we may be able to develop a schedule to fit your needs or desires.
How many OCCK customers would I work with?
- Depends on the setting and the needs of the customer. You may work one-on-one with a customer or with several people.
What is the work environment like?
- Everyday is different. It can be challenging and exciting as you work with and support people as they work toward their goals.