Lead Direct Support Professional (Adult)

at Spurwink Services in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Lead Direct Support Professional (Adult)

+ Jobs

+ Login

+ Direct Care

+ Portland, ME, USA

+ Full Time

Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Are you looking to build a career rather than just take a job? Do you want an employer who offers competitive pay while understanding the importance of work-life balance? Do you want a fast-paced career that challenges you, and makes a difference in your community? If yes, Spurwink is hiring hard-working candidates like you to become a Lead Direct Care Workers at our facility in Portland. Learn to deliver state-of-the-art care to adults with intellectual disabilities, and jumpstart a fulfilling career with plenty of opportunity for advancement. Help clients develop and strengthen interpersonal and coping skills while guiding them in creating positive relationships with family and peers. In this role, you will serve as an invaluable role model to adults with disabilities. This position supports Spurwink’s community-based residences. The Lead Direct Support Professional is expected to maximize consistency of approach and to promote the greatest degree of developmentally appropriate independent functioning. In addition to teaching self-help and basic living skills, a Lead Direct Support Professional helps clients achieve all of the competencies necessary to manage life events successfully, and models these for their team. This will often include the development and use of coping strategies needed to manage emotional dysregulation as well as the use of crisis management strategies. Robust Benefits Package:

+ Single Person Health Insurance (for as little as $19.84 every two weeks)

+ Dental Insurance

+ Vision Insurance

+ Life Insurance

+ Retirement Account with Matching Contribution (after 1 year of service)

+ Identity Theft Insurance

+ Pet Insurance


+ Flexibility of Schedules

+ Career Advancement Opportunities

+ Tuition Reimbursement

+ Generous Paid Time Off

+ Verizon & Sprint Cell Phone Discounts

Don’t apply to just any job. Jumpstart your career with Spurwink by getting in touch with us today. DUTIES: Please see attached job description. QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED. One year of experience as a DSP or experience in the field of behavioral health or education. Spurwink considers the health and safety of its clients, staff, contractors, and the community to be its highest priority. In this rapidly evolving coronavirus pandemic, Spurwink is working closely with the CDC, DHHS, DOE, CDS, and other partners to operate in the manner that is safest for all while also providing essential behavioral health services. Spurwink is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Full Job Description Spurwink Services
Copy Link

Job Posting: JC195083300

Posted On: Oct 16, 2021

Updated On: Nov 19, 2021