Direct Support Professional
Company: Support Solutions
Posted on: January 13, 2021
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!
> 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
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
- 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
- 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.
- Must be 18 years of age and able to read and write
- 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
- 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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