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Direct Support Professional (DSP) & CRMA

at Woodfords Family Services in Scarborough, Maine, United States

Job Description

Full-time: $1500 Bonus (bonus paid after successful completion of 60-day introductory period)


DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP) & CRMA


LOCATIONS & SCHEDULES

We are actively hiring DSPs to work with adult consumers in multiple locations and for various schedules.

We have openings in: Westbrook, Gorham, Scarborough, Saco, Biddeford and Kennebunk.

Schedule #1:

  • Sunday 8am to 6pm, Monday 12:30pm to 11pm, Tuesday 12:30pm to 11pm and Wednesday 12:30pm to 8:30pm

Schedule #2:

  • Thursday 8am to 8pm, Friday 8am to 8pm, Saturday 8am to 8pm

POSITION SUMMARY

Woodfords Family Services located in Westbrook, ME is in search of hiring full-time Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to be caregivers. DSPs work one-on-one with our adult consumers with special needs in our Residential and Independent Living programs.


PAY

Our full-time Direct Support Professional (DSPs) & CRMAs are paid between $15.00 hourly to $17.00.


BENEFITS

Woodfords has a comprehensive benefits package valued at about $16,000 which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid vacation, paid sick time, paid holidays, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability, employer-paid group term life insurance, employee assistance plan (EAP benefits), 403(b) retirement savings plan with agency match, voluntary supplemental benefits, gym membership reimbursement, and an exclusive Verizon discount! Woodfords Family Services is a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program and is committed to support employees who are eligible for the PSLF Program with necessary documentation. Woodfords is committed to supporting eligible full-time DSPs to apply for the Maine Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Pilot Program (valued up to $75,000 in loan repayment).


A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP) & CRMA

As a part-time or full-time Direct Support Professional, you are a caregiver to adults with developmental disabilities. You will support adult consumers with daily living skills including budgeting, meal prep, housekeeping, grocery shopping, decision making, transportation, and personal support. By offering your compassionate support, you assist individuals to be active in their communities and also accompany individuals on outings and activities. You will support adults to make daily progress toward their goals. As a DSP and CRMA caregiver in our Residential and Independent Living programs, you work independently with an adult consumer as well as cooperatively within a treatment team. To stay at the top of your game, you participate in paid training and opportunities to advance in your career. We support our DSPs to learn new things that improve your skills and gain strategies needed to be successful.


QUALIFICATIONS OF A DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP) & CRMA

DSPs must have a High School Diploma, GED or HiSET. A valid driver's license and use of reliable vehicle with current insurance is necessaryDirect Support Professional (DSP) and CRMA certification is required, but we offer paid DSP and CRMA training, so certification is not needed before you start. DSPs must have good physical strength and be able to bend, lift and stand. The DSP & CRMA is considered a Health Care Provider position by the State of Maine. Health Care Providers are required by the State of Maine to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, or evidence of vaccination in-process required for hire.



ABOUT WOODFORDS FAMILY SERVICES

At Woodfords, we provide an array of clinical, behavioral health and educational programs to more than 1,500 children, youth and adults living with autism, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities and/or mental health diagnoses across the state. We are committed to supporting individuals with special needs and their families so that they may maximize their potential, be productive and appreciated contributors to their neighborhoods and communities, have positive and enriching relationships, lead lives that are safe and secure, and lead lives allowing for choice.

As a provider of community-based services to individuals with special needs and their families, we stay true to our values. Our team members are the reason for our success. Our DSP caregivers partner with and advocate for our consumers, respect the diversity of those we serve, are well trained, professional and skilled. Our team's commitment to compassion and understanding allows us to provide the best support to the consumers we serve.


ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

If you feel that you would be perfect for this full-time Direct Support Professional (DSP) & CRMA position, apply now. We look forward to meeting you!



For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/2560880-104039
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Job Posting: 816203

Posted On: Sep 12, 2022

Updated On: Oct 12, 2022