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Direct Support Professional - Therapeutic Live-In Staff

at Port Resources Inc in South Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Direct Support Professional – Therapeutic Live-In Staff

$15.50+/hour, Full time only
Schedule=bi-weekly rotation 1 wk on 1 wk off. (Friday-Friday)

$500 sign on bonus upon completion of 6 months of employment in this position

Port Resources is a non-profit Equal Opportunities Employer dedicated to empowering people with developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges to live meaningful and fulfilled lives in their communities. We are currently seeking Direct Support Professionals to work with our consumers in one of our 22 homes located throughout Southern Maine.

Job Description:
The Live-In Staff lives with our consumers in their homes and maintains a rotating schedule of one week on, one week off, with planned breaks.
Completes daily documentation requirements for each shift and consumer.
Assist consumers with all daily needs: meal prep, housework, appointments, activities, and personal hygiene.
Transport consumers to appointments and community outings with a company-provided vehicle.
Ensure and advocate for the health, safety, well-being and quality of life for consumers.
Administer medications.
Provide support for and implement behavioral and general care plans for individuals as directed.
Advocate for consumers while honoring privacy practices and individual rights.
Attend all trainings as scheduled by management.
Other miscellaneous needs, as decided by management.

Qualifications:
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
Current driver’s license with clean record
High School Diploma or GED
ability to pass state and federal background checks

Experience is not necessary for employment; Port Resources will provide all trainings. Trainings include, but are not limited to: Direct Support Professional, CRMA, First Aid/CPR, OSHA, and Behavior Management.

Benefits:
Port Resources provides a competitive benefits package for employees:
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Medical Reimbursement Account/Health Savings Account
Paid vacation & time off
Employer paid Short-term/Long-term disability
Wellness & EAP programs
403(b) Retirement Package with employer match (after one year of employment)
Life Insurance

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Job Posting: 434556

Posted On: Jan 04, 2022

Updated On: Feb 01, 2022