Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) – Group homes

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DSPs have the opportunity to empower individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities by assisting them in reaching their independence goals – in group home settings.  Evening/weekend shifts – PT & FT positions with consistent hours.  Responsible to provide training on basic life skills – building self-esteem and assertiveness, making choices and decisions,  improving health and safety awareness, and participating in the community.  Requires high school diploma/GED, valid driver’s license, good driving record, and dependable vehicle.  Previous experience working with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities is beneficial, but not required.   Requires strong communication skills and the ability to lift 50 lbs or ¼ of own body weight (whichever is less). Attendance at a two-week, weekday, daytime orientation required – paid training.  FT & PT, 2nd, 3rd, weekend (Fri/Sa/Su) & PRN shift