First Resources

Direct Support Professional (Sigourney)

Date Posted
February 1, 2019
Type
Full Time
Salary Range
10 - 11

Job Details

Do you enjoy helping others realize their goal? Are you compassionate about people with disabilities? You will be please to know we have the perfect opportunity for you to help in a warm welcoming environment. First Resources has an exciting supervisory position in our Disabilities department.

First Resources Corporation could be the perfect place for you. We are a nonprofit organization that offers services for people with disabilities. First Resources is seeking the right candidate to fill the full and part-time Direct Support Professional (DSP) position. The ideal candidate would be responsible for daily services for people with disabilities in our 24-hour site homes in the Sigourney area.

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.

Job Classification:

  • Paid training & A fun work environment
  • Pay starting between $9.50 - $10.50 /hour depending on education, experience, and placement
  • Full & Part time hours available

Part Time positions that can easily turn into full-time position with GREAT benefits package including, but not limited to, Health and Dental Insurance options, Holiday pay, Sick and 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

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