Direct Support Professional *NEW* 12 Hour Shifts

at Independence Association in Brunswick, Maine, United States

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Direct Support Professional *NEW* 12 Hour shifts

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Brunswick, ME


Are you a caregiver, interested in making a difference in the lives of adults living with intellectual disabilities or autism, AND only working three days/week?  Independence Association is now offering the chance to work full time and receive full time benefits, by working three, 12 hour shifts.  The schedules will be either Sunday - Tuesday, or Thursday - Saturday, with time choices of 6 am - 6 pm, or 6pm - 6am.  Pay for working a weekend day is time and a half.  Opportunities for picking up more hours, such as Wednesdays, or any other day, are optional. 

As a Direct Support Professional, you will play a key role by establishing and maintaining supportive relationships that facilitate growth and achievement for the highest level of independence for our consumers.  This includes assisting with personal care, transportation, household management, decision making, food preparation/nutrition, financial management, health care, socialization, work and community inclusion.



  • Must have High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must be willing and able to take courses for certification as a Direct Support Professional, CRMA, etc. Paid Training, plus $500 stipend is paid to all who complete their DSP certification within 3 months of hire
  • Ideal candidate is good with people, outgoing, thrives in an active and fast paced environment, works well both independently and as a team player
  • This person must be comfortable supporting individuals with various levels of disability in a variety of different settings
  • Licensed Driver's preferred

Independence Association offers competitive pay, mileage reimbursement and benefits, and is an equal opportunity employer.

Independence Association is a non-profit that assists adults and children with disabilities in obtaining full and inclusive lives in their chosen communities. We believe that persons with disabilities, when given opportunities for individual choice, appropriate supports, and community involvement, can have full, rewarding lives as workers, students, artists, citizens, friends, and neighbors.

Pay: $16.00 - $19.00 /hour

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Job Posting: 776855

Posted On: Jun 30, 2022

Updated On: Jul 30, 2022