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Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Southern Maine

at Support Solutions, Inc in Auburn, Maine, United States

Job Description

Full-Time and Part-Time Openings in the following locations:

Arundel · South Portland ·  Kennebunk 

Are you a caregiver with an open heart and mind? Is it your calling to be a caregiver? If you want to feel good about the work you do and want to make a difference in someone’s life instead of just earning a paycheck, then we need people like you to help provide support with daily living activities to our individuals with intellectual disabilities. If this sounds like you, then a Direct Support Professional position may be right for you!

Support Solutions, Inc. is a nonprofit organization created to inspire and support a culture of possibilities for adults with intellectual disabilities, and we’re looking for Direct Support Professionals to join our team!

Overview of Job Duties:

  • Advocate and serve as an appropriate role model for the individual, and treat them with dignity and respect.
  • Participate in developing and carrying out plans to meet the needs of the individual.
  • Organize, supervise, and interact with the individual supported. * Be creative with planning activities outside of the home *Assist with shopping, meal preparation, personal care, and maintaining cleanliness of personal space.
  • Transport individual to appointments, for errands, and out for activities in the community.
  • Complete required documentation.

Support Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Eligibility Requirements:

  • High School Diploma and/or GED/HiSet
  • Have an acceptable driving record and criminal background
  • Hold a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle
  • The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written.

Benefits:

In return for your commitment to making a difference in the life of someone else, Support Solutions will provide a fun and rewarding work environment, benefits package, competitive pay rates, PAID in house professional development (training) and advancement opportunities within the organization.

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Job Posting: 744502

Posted On: May 04, 2022

Updated On: Jul 01, 2022