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Direct Support Professional - multiple openings

at MERT Enterprises, Inc. in Bangor, Maine, United States

Job Description

MERT Enterprises, Inc. has job openings for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to work in Bangor-Brewer on the following shifts. All of these jobs are year-round positions so you have stable hours and steady income.

· 2½ Day Shifts – Full Time: work a compressed 40-hr/wk. live-in, for one of these three shifts: Saturday morning-Monday afternoon, Monday afternoon-Wednesday night or Wednesday night-Saturday morning; you work with two consumers and can enjoy a 4½ day “weekend” every week.  We offer a “weekend shift differential” for any hours worked between Saturday AM-Monday AM).

· Community-Based Shifts – Part-Time or Full-Time hours between 7:00AM-10:00PM; NO overnights. Put together a flexible shift that works for you!  You may possibly be required to work some hours one weekend day every other weekend – Community-Based hours range from 4-hour to 12-hour shifts so you can make a schedule to fit your personal life.

Our Entry Level starting pay rate is $14.00/hr. but will increase if you have prior DSP experience and related certifications we desire.  $1.00/hr. Weekend Shift Differential for Saturday and Sunday hours***Overtime is available but not required***

We’re hiring for all the shifts above. Paid Training. No experience needed. Start a career in a high-demand and rewarding profession! Do something that you will be proud of while making a difference in someone’s life.

Our DSPs provide a supportive environment for adults with Intellectual, Physical and Mental Health Disabilities & Autism to live as independently as possible in their own homes by teaching & role modeling while working in a casual environment. We want people who do WITH our consumers, not FOR our consumers. Interested applicants must be at least 18 years of age and be able to show proof of GED or high school diploma completed. You are also required to pass a criminal background check, DMV driving record check, Adult Protective Services (APS), Child Protective Services (CPS) check and furnish two professional work references. You must have your own vehicle which is reliable, seats four people comfortably, has auto liability insurance w/your name on it, and the vehicle is available to you 24/7.

Maine’s new “Earned Paid Leave” law which went into effect in January 2021 lets full and part-time DSP’s begin accruing time off from the first day they begin work!

Apply using our online Employment Application at: https://www.mertenterprises.org/careers/

Or you can stop by our office & fill out application Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm at MERT Enterprises, Inc. 233 Bomarc Road in Bangor. You can also call our office for us to mail you an Employment Application at 207-942-4585 or fax a resume to us at 207-942-1574. AA/EOE

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Job Posting: 613603

Posted On: Nov 08, 2021

Updated On: Nov 08, 2021