Direct Support Professional Sign

Sweetser

Bangor,ME

11/3/2019

Direct Support Professionals assist adults with intellectual and physical disabilities with their daily needs including personal care, community inclusion, social and recreational activities, and skill building.

$500 Sign-on Bonus
($250 Paid after 90 Days of Employment, remaining $250 Paid at 6 months employment to New Hires Only)

  • Benefits available to all staff working 30+ hours (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays)
  • Overnight Shift Differential
  • Use of a Sweetser vehicle while on shift
  • Paid Training no experience required
  • Flexible scheduling choose from:
    • 7 day on 7 day off schedule (benefited)
    • Sunday Wednesday schedule (benefited)
    • Wednesday Saturday schedule (benefited)
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Ensure all licensing rules and expectations within the Regulations Governing Licensing and Functioning of Assisted Housing Programs document are followed
Support consumer independence by teaching new skills and encouraging improvement on current skill sets as they work on Aspects of Daily Living (ADL) skills while remaining conscientious of individual abilities.
Ensure Consumer Rights are upheld with dignity in all interactions.
Administer medications prescribed medications with accuracy.
Provide minor first aid to consumers as needs require.
Organize and participate in age appropriate activities, hobbies, and socialization opportunities with consumers.
Transport consumers to all scheduled appointments and required outings.
Provide assistance with bathing, teeth and mouth care, shaving, dressing, toileting, eating, drinking and personal hygiene, consistent with level of care required by consumer.
Physically assist consumers with walking, sitting, lifting, and transferring to chair or bed and entering and leaving vehicles.
Food preparation and cooking of food to provide nutritious meals and snacks for consumers.

EDUCATION:
High School Diploma or GED required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:
Maintain a valid state driver's license.

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