First Resources

Direct Support Professional - Supported Community Living (Mt. Pleasant area)

Date Posted
February 1, 2019
Type
Full Time
Salary Range
11 - 13

Job Details

Do you have a desire to make a difference in the lives of others?

Are you compassionate about people with a mental illness?

First Resources Corporation could be the perfect place for you. We are a nonprofit organization that offers services for people with mental illness’. First Resources is seeking the right candidate to fill the fill the full-time Direct Support Professional (DSP) position in our Supported Community Living (SCL) program.

 

First Resources is currently looking for Direct Support Professionals who are:

  • Smart & eager to learn
  • Ambitious & adaptable
  • Kind & service-oriented

As a Direct Support Professional, you will:

  • Provide support for independent living in the community and their homes by working with them to achieve their goals.
  • Assist with people's day-to-day needs (transportation, personal care, socialization, budgeting, preparing meals, money management, problem solving, etc.)
  • Working on set goals while providing protective oversight and supervision.
  • Provide encouragement and coaching to people who are working to develop daily living skills & healthy habits.
  • Promptly document hours worked and complete progress notes by the required deadline.
  • Work and maintain an established a schedule with the supervisor.
  • Other Responsibilities and Expectations: Candidate will maintain strict confidentiality, stay in close communication with other team members and supervisor.
  • Office hours and travel required

Job Classification:

  • Paid training & A fun work environment
  • Pay starting between $10.00 - $12.50/hour depending on education and experience
  • Full-time: 40 hour work week

 

Part-time positions that can easily turn into full- time positions with GREAT benefits package including, but not limited to, Health & Dental Insurance options, Holidays, Sick time, Vacation Time and Retirement.

Requirements

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, a good driving record and auto insurance.
  • Satisfactory results on background check pertaining to criminal and abuse registries including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, the Sex Offender registry, and the criminal history check
  • Experience is preferred, but not required. We provide the training and tools that you need to be successful at First Resources Corporation.

Contact Information

Apply online today!
 

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