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Direct Support Professional (DSP) Full Time

Company: Family First Developmental Disability Solutions
Location: Portland
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWelcome to Family First Developmental Disability Solutions, where youll be rewarded for hard work and supported in your professional growth. Were looking for reliable, motivated individuals who want to earn a good living while making a positive difference in peoples lives.A Direct Support Professional is someone who works directly with people who have intellectual or developmental disabilities. At Family First, you will help youth or adults with disabilities gain inclusion in the community, learn daily living skills, and set and achieve their goals. DSP experience is required.We currently serve clients in York County and Cumberland County.Position: Full TimeCompensation: $20 per hour, $500 Signing BonusBenefitsHiring bonus.Clearly defined duties.Flexible schedules.Professional development assistance Health insurance (for full-time DSPs who work 40 hours per week)Retirement plan (for full-time DSPs who work 40 hours per week)ResponsibilitiesFollow a detailed support plan with goals specific to each clients needs and be respectful of each clients wishes and personal preferences.Domestic support skills such as: cooking, cleaning, medication assistance, scheduling and attending medical appointments, shopping, transportation, and housing management.Working on an array of goals to support clients in accessing social activities and utilizing community resources. Community inclusion support will likely include: attending social and volunteering events with client, encouraging client involvement in community, advocating for client, and providing transportationEnsuring clients health and safety.Working with others in the interest of the individuals we support.Proper documentation compliance in accordance with State of ME regulatory guidelines and practices using the ClearCare/Well Sky phone app.QualificationsOne year of DSP experience is requiredHigh School Diploma or G.E.D.At least 18 years of age.Legally eligible to work in the United States.Pass a criminal, drug, and background check.Three references.Own a smartphone.Able to keep online records and communicate via email.Have a valid Drivers License and Social Security Card.Reliable transportation and proof of insurance.DSP Certificate requiredHave or be willing to obtain CPR, First Aid, and other training as required per state of Maine or clients Individualized Service Plans (ISPs) Have or be willing to obtain up-to-date, CDC-recommended immunizations for healthcare workers including: MMR, Varicella, Hepatitis B, Covid-19, and Seasonal InfluenzaWe are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Family First Developmental Disability Solutions, Portland , Direct Support Professional (DSP) Full Time, Other , Portland, Maine

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