Direct Support Professional

Website The ALTRUIST Group

True Values. True Vision.

The ALTRUIST Group is seeking dedicated and compassionate Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to provide individualized, interactive supervision and community-based instruction to children and adults with intellectual and cognitive disabilities in a residential setting or in their home.

WE OFFER:

  • Wage based on years of experience ($13.50-$15.00 per hour)
  • Paid training
  • Mileage reimbursement at the federal rate
  • Auto insurance reimbursement
  • Employee incentives
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits for full time employment

ARE YOU:

  • Compassionate and show personal interest in the client’s needs/goals
  • Patient and understanding with clients as they master their goals
  • Resourceful in helping clients find activities of their interest
  • Able to treat clients with dignity and respect
  • Able to model Leadership, Integrity, Teamwork, Inspiration, and Accountability

WHAT WILL YOU DO AS A DSP?

DSP’s provide supervision and support to clients to foster independence and achievement of their goals such as:

  • Volunteering in the community
  • Budgeting/money management
  • Common Household Chores such as cleaning and shopping
  • Meal preparation
  • Personal daily living skills such as bathing, grooming, and dressing, etc.
  • Social interaction with client in the home and community
  • Administer medication and attend to other medical needs

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • 18 + years of age
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 6 months experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or experience in a human services field is beneficially preferred
  • Home Health Aide, CNA, or NADSP Credential and/or training beneficial
  • Reliable transportation that is properly registered
  • Valid Drivers’ License
  • Have Auto Insurance with a minimum of $100,000/$300,000 Injury Liability Coverage
  • Smartphone with Data Plan for clocking in/out and documentation
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification or the ability to obtain

Full Time/Part Time/PRN Available. If you are interested, please go to www.altruistgroup.net to apply.

To apply for this job please visit altruistgroup.net.