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Direct Support Professional - DSP

at SKILLS, Inc. in St Albans, Maine, United States

Job Description

Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Caregiver

SKILLS, Inc in St. Albans, ME is looking to hire a full-time or part-time Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Caregiver to provide services to adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Do you enjoy coaching and mentoring others? Are you looking for a caregiving position where you can have fun at work while making a difference? If so, please read on!

This entry-level caregiving position earns a competitive wage of $15.50 – $16.75/hour. We provide terrific benefits for our employees working 30+ hours/week, including health, vision, dental, life insurance, and paid time off (PTO) as well as a 403(b) with 100% employer match up to 3% and 50% employer match on 4% and 5%. Additionally, we offer paid training and a fleet of company vehicles to all full- or part-time team members. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply today!

 

Our wonderful staff is at the heart of the exceptional services we provide. That’s why we offer competitive pay, great benefits, and a supportive work environment. Most importantly, our team has the opportunity to make a difference every day. If you’re looking for a challenging and rewarding career opportunity, look no further!

 

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP) / CAREGIVER

As an entry-level Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Caregiver, you help individuals with disabilities to live and work as independently as possible. You provide this support and guidance during day shifts, swing shifts, or night shifts in their homes or at the activities that they attend. Your support is needed in many areas of daily living including medication administration, hygiene, grooming, shopping, meal preparation, transportation, and housekeeping.

You also assist them with gaining employment, learning new skills, achieving goals, and finding recreational activities that they enjoy. Using effective teaching and mentoring techniques, you provide life skills training in areas such as employment, money management, and relationship-building. You find it very rewarding to help individuals with developmental or intellectual disabilities lead self-fulfilling lives!

 

Are you discreet with confidential information? Can you show compassion while maintaining professional boundaries? Do you have strong written and verbal communication skills? Are you patient, respectful, tactful, and calm under pressure? If yes, you might just be perfect for this entry-level caregiving position!

 

FULL- OR PART-TIME WORK SCHEDULE

This entry-level position has various day shift, evening shift, night shift, holiday, and weekend schedules available based on the needs of the persons served and your availability. Overnight shifts from the hours of 10:00 pm – 6:00 am pay $1.50/hour more.

 

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR CAREGIVING TEAM?

If you feel that you would be right for this full- or part-time job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

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Job Posting: 798476

Posted On: Aug 10, 2022

Updated On: Sep 01, 2022