Direct Service Worker (DSW) phone line: 785-456-8573
Call or email Melisa Howard or Cindy Shaffer for more information.
If you are a responsible, dependable individual, this is a rewarding job opportunity for you!
Become a Direct Service Worker.....
3Rivers is a small grassroots consumer driven organization with a huge mission: helping individuals with disabilities to live independently since 1986.
Thru Kansas Home and Community Based Services, (HCBS), individuals employ and direct their services which are paid for though Medicaid funding. 3Rivers fiscal management department serves as a payroll agent for the HCBS Participant, paying worker wages, taxes unemployment etc. on behalf of the participant.
How Does it Work?
Complete the application by clicking on the link to the upper left and print the forms. Once you have completed all the information and returned the signed documents, your name is put on a list of available workers. 3Rivers will help link you with HCBS Participants who are hiring Direct Service Workers. If you were referred to us by a current 3Rivers' customer you can put that information on your application.
Can anyone become a Direct Service Worker?
There are limitations set by the State of Kansas. Workers must be at least 18 years of age and/OR possess at minimum a G.E.D. or high school diploma. Workers must also be able to pass a background check. [For a list of exclusions click here. ]
Who Sets My Hours and Wages
The HCBS Participant for whom you work is your employer and sets your hours based on a Plan of Care that directs the types and amounts of assistance they receive. For most individuals in 3Rivers' programs, Medicaid pays for these services. It is critical that you follow the Plan of Care provided for the individual. Hours worked beyond the plan of care or outside the scope of the Plan of Care can not be paid. Three Rivers' provides the payroll services that pay your wages and is then reimbursed for all approved services. Your wage is set by your employer based on their individual plan of care budget. For more information, please read the application and feel free to contact us anytime to learn more.
DSW duties may include:
3Rivers Fiscal Agent Services include:
Print full application and return to FMS Department. Background checks are required for any potential or current employee. A $20 application fee helps offset some of the cost of the mandatory background checks. If you are mailing your application you may send a check or money order made out to Three Rivers Inc. with your application.
If you have any questions, contact:
Melisa Howard, or Cindy Shaffer
P.O. Box 408
Wamego, KS 66547
P: (785) 456-8573
F: (785) 456-9923
Need to Update Your Tax Withholding or Direct Deposit Information?
Direct Deposit Form
W-4 NEW Form eff. Jan 2021
If you missed clocking in or out for your entire shift, then a signed time sheet is required. Remember, if you are unsure if you clocked in our out, you can call and we will check for you. 785-456-8573