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Direct Support Professional

Company: Support Solutions
Location: Oliver Springs
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description:GET PAID WEEKLY!!! $12.50 starting pay$300 Sign-on bonus after successful completion of 90 days of service for FT and PT (24 hours per week) hires!$300 Referral Bonus for employee referred hires who successfully complete 90 days of service and work FT or PT hours!Flexible shifts availableBE PART OF A DYNAMIC TEAM DEDICATED TO HELPING OTHERS!If you are looking for a great opportunity to make an impact on people's lives, join our team!Support Solutions is seeking compassionate, caring individuals to help provide support to adults in everyday living activities in their home and community.The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Positive Attitude
  • Empathy
  • Reliable
  • Teamwork
  • CompassionIf you are ready to become a contributor to an industry leader in the field of intellectual disabilities, working in our DIDD, ECF (Employment and Community First) CHOICES Programs, we encourage you to apply to become a valued team member.GENERAL FUNCTION:The position involves empowering individuals with disabilities to make their own choices and to lead self-directed lives, providing the support necessary for individuals to develop the skills to find and maintain employment, and assisting individuals in creating connections and sustaining relationships in the communities in which they live.Assist in a variety of daily activities such as personal grooming, cooking, cleaning, laundry, grocery shopping, facilitating community activities and outings, as well as providing companionship and supportive listening.Benefits:
    • WEEKLY PAY
    • Bonuses ($300 sign-on bonus and $300 referral bonus starting July 2021)
    • Paid Training
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Competitive Wages ($12.50 per hour starting July 2021)
    • 8 Paid Holidays per year
    • 401K Program
    • Medical Insurance, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program. 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 have a high school diploma or GED to work in the ECF program
      • Must pass a 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.Support Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer that 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.PI153342861

Keywords: Support Solutions, Knoxville , Direct Support Professional, Other , Oliver Springs, Tennessee

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