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Direct Support Professional

at OHI in Bangor, Maine, United States

Job Description

Your compassion towards others, your dedication, and your optimism is exactly what we have been looking for! You’re going to make a remarkable difference in the lives of the people we support here at OHI!

OHI is a non-profit organization that has been providing supports and services to adults with intellectual disabilities and/or mental illness for over 40 years! We are currently hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSP) and Rehabilitation Technicians (RT) to join us in our mission! On a typical day, our dedicated DSPs/RTs motivate and inspire the people we support to make informed choices, decisions, set their own goals and assist in achieving those goals!

Other daily activities/responsibilities include:

  • Teach daily living, communication, and work skills;
  • Engage in events and activities in the community when possible;
  • Behavioral redirection and coping skills;
  • Administer medications;
  • Provide transportation to necessary appointments

DSP/RT positions are ideal for anyone with experience in sales, retail, and in the food service industry looking to start a new career; people who are new to the workforce; as well as college students who are looking to gain experience in the mental health or social services field!

Requirements:

  • Passion for helping others succeed;
  • High School Diploma/Equivalent;
  • Driver’s License and clean driving record (preferred)

We offer schedules to fit your life:

  • Days/Evenings;
  • Awake Overnights;
  • Live-Ins

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance;
  • Accrued vacation time;
  • Holiday pay;
  • Room for growth;
  • Paid trainings;
  • Overtime is allowed- but not required!

 

*Please note, OHI is mandated by the State of Maine to keep records on file for required employee's immunizations against Varicella (Chicken Pox), Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Hepatitis B, Seasonal Flu, and Covid-19; or a doctor's note for exception.

 

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Job Posting: 755297

Posted On: May 20, 2022

Updated On: Jun 20, 2022