Direct Support Professional - Phoenix, AZ
*Up to $500 Sign-On Bonus Available!
Direct Support Professional
We believe that all persons should be provided the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential and are seeking a Direct Support Professional to help us achieve that belief! Direct Support Professionals provide support for individuals in community-based homes and are responsible for teaching them life-skills. If you are looking for a fun, rewarding career, you have come to the right place! We offer an array of benefits and love to welcome new team members to our ever-growing family. We have an ongoing need to fill our Direct Support Professional positions and have opportunities all over the east valley. We are consistently looking to hire those that can be approved as a company driver, although we typically have some positions available to those that cannot drive.
Responsibilities of a Direct Support Professional are:
Developing a rapport and cultivating supportive environments and relationships with the individuals supported.
Assisting individuals with personal care tasks; such as eating, bathing, toileting, and other daily living activities.
Assisting individuals with performing household tasks; such as cleaning, cooking, and/or laundering.
Promoting community inclusion and integration so the individuals supported are active members of their home and community environments.
Escorting or transporting individuals to vocational or day programs, social activities, and performing household errands. When applicable, encouraging the use of public transportation.
Participating in the development and implementation of Individual Support Plans (ISP) for the individuals supported and ensuring directives are followed according to state standards.
Completing all necessary documentation for the provision of services, complying with state and federal standards as well as company policies and procedures.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
High school diploma/GED required
Eligible drivers must have a clean 39 month MVD report.
Ability to obtain a Finger Print Clearance Card and pass an extensive criminal background check.
Ability to obtain certifications in CPR and First Aid.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills preferred.
Experience working for individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities is preferred.
Eligible drivers preferred.
Medical, dental available after 2 months of employment.
PTO/Sick after 3 months
After 1 year, agency-paid life insurance
Starting at $15/per hour for qualified drivers.
As a Direct Support Professional, you do not need experience caring for or supporting individuals with disabilities. We are looking for a compassionate person that enjoys working with disabled individuals. You must have excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Experience in a residential setting with other types of special needs population may be considered. Training will be provided.
Employment offers are contingent upon successful reference verification and completion of required training. All employees must maintain a valid Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
*Up to $500 Sign-On Bonus subject to terms and conditions.