- Date Posted
February 1, 2019
- Salary Range
11 - 13
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
- 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.
- 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.