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Direct Support Professional - Lakeville

Company: The Arc of Plymouth and Upper Cape Cod
Location: Lakeville
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe are looking to fill all shifts (7 am to 3 pm, 3pm to 11pm, and 11pm to 7am). We have full-time openings to fill -1 on Day, 1 on Eve, and 1 on Overnight.We are excited to offer a new base hourly rate of $17.00 per hour.Come work for The Arc of Plymouth and Upper Cape Cod!We are a nonprofit organization that has been supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families for more than 50-years.In 2019, our organization provided support to nearly 1,000 people throughout the South Coast area, and that number is always growing. For more details on the impact our nonprofit has on your community, view our most recent Impact Report here: https://bit.ly/2UmjZ1zWant to learn more about The Arc of Plymouth and Upper Cape Cod? Visit our website (https://www.plymouthcapearc.org) to get to know our staff, our history, and the incredible work our staff does every day!Your Role OverviewThe Arc of Plymouth and Upper Cape Cod is looking for people with great energy, talents, connections in the community and the ability to share their talents with adults with acquired brain injury.We are looking to hire outstanding Direct Support Professionals from Plymouth and surrounding towns who will help support persons with acquired brain injury to find happiness in their own homes, in their personal relationships, and as contributing members of their community.If you have an excellent work ethic and high energy, we can help you to build a great career, feel great about what you accomplish and make a huge contribution in someone's life!Due to our continued growth, we are seeking full-time, part-time, and relief Direct Support Professional staff.We are looking to fill Day shifts (7am to 3pm). Working some holidays is required.If you enjoy helping people and working for a mission, the Direct Support Professional staff position will be fulfilling!The Good StuffThe Arc offers incredible employee benefits such as tuition reimbursement, employee referral bonuses and comprehensive benefits including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • 4 weeks of earned leave after your first year of employment
  • and more!Your ResponsibilitiesOur amazing team of Direct Support Professionals support people with acquired brain injuries to live as independently as possible, while attaining the assistance they need to access all of what their community has to offer.You will do things like:
    • Establish positive, professional, and supportive working relationships with the individuals living in the home.
    • Support community access by providing transportation, reviewing/accessing community events, and other support to aid with independent living.
    • Provide companionship, assistance with personal care, functional mobility, and/or life skill coaching to reinforce independent living.
    • Assist in light household tasks such as meal preparation, laundry & shopping.Qualifications
      • Commitment to The Arc's mission - to empower and support people with disabilities and their families to belong, contribute, and thrive.
      • Comfort developing positive working relationships with diverse groups of people.
      • Comfort utilizing technology to complete reports and communicate with staff.
      • High School Diploma or equivalent.
      • Valid driver's license with clean driving record.
      • Must pass criminal background check.
      • CPR/First Aid certified (Training will be provided)
      • MAP certified (Training will be provided)
      • Availability to attend required 3-day orientation (Details will be provided – some trainings may be virtual due to COVID-19)Physical Effort
        • Ability to stand, walk, bend, kneel, sit, reach, and climb stairs.
        • Must be able to lift at least 25 pounds using proper lifting techniques or the use of two-person lift.The Arc of Plymouth and Upper Cape Cod is an Equal Opportunity EmployerPowered by JazzHRARyedizcCJ

Keywords: The Arc of Plymouth and Upper Cape Cod, Fall River , Direct Support Professional - Lakeville, Other , Lakeville, Massachusetts

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