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Direct Support Professional

Company: Support Solutions
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Job Description:

Support Solutions seeks talented, gifted, and creative individuals to add to our current dynamic team. If you are ready to become a contributor to an industry leader in the field of Intellectual Disabilities, we encourage you to apply to become a valued team member. We are looking forward to having someone like you to lead us into the future!

Benefits:
> Weekly Pays


  • Paid Training
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Competitive Wages
  • 8 Paid Holidays per year
  • 401K Program
  • Medical Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Bereavement and Jury Duty
  • Employee of the Month Award

    GENERAL FUNCTION:
    The position involves providing support to individuals with disabilities as they develop and maintain skills that enhance the quality of their lives in the community.

    • Supports the individual with personal care and daily routines, and in achieving outcomes from the Individual Support Plan.
    • Helps supported person become integrated with the community by ensuring that they are included, respected, valued and have a variety of preferred relationships in the community of their choice.
    • Performs daily activities or teaches supported people to do so, such as activities of daily living skills and other personal skills that work toward achieving independence.

      MINIIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

      • Must be 18 years of age and able to read and write effectively.
      • Must have a valid driver's license and maintain a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record throughout employment with SSTN.
      • Must pass drug test
      • Must meet state and local requirements regarding criminal background check, sexual offender check, abuse registry, and felony offender list. Must meet all training requirements and keep training current.
      • Must be able to perform heavy lifting in the assistance of service recipients with personal care, if applicable. Must have some computer knowledge.

        KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
        Effective verbal and written communication skills Effective organizational skills Effective interpersonal skills Must be able to practice confidentiality

        Support Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer who is committed to diversity. Support Solutions does not discriminate in employment opportunities, decisions or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetics, national origin, age, mental or physical handicap or disability, citizenship, gender identity, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Support Solutions will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities; unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including hiring, job assignment, promotion, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.
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Keywords: Support Solutions, Knoxville , Direct Support Professional, Other , Knoxville, Tennessee

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