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Direct Support Professional

Job ID: 5018626

SalaryApproximate Hours Per Week
$10 (Shift differential pay for 2nd & 3rd shift on weekends - $11/hour)Part-time & Full-time hours available
EmployerDate Posted
Volunteers of America
New Albany, Indiana United States
Feb 07, 2018
Position TypeApplications Accepted Until
Full-time,Part-timeMar 31, 2018
Description

Are you passionate about helping others? Are you seeking a challenging, yet rewarding career? Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team as a Direct Support Professional and play a vital and positive role in helping our clients with Developmental Disabilities.Your next career starts here at Volunteers of America Mid-States, named one of Greater Louisville's Best Places to Work in 2015 & 2016!


As a Direct Support Professional, not only will you see the positive results of the support you provide to our clients every day, you will also have an opportunity for professional development and career advancement. Many of our leaders began their careers as Direct Support Professionals.


Join our team and be a part of creating positive change!



Title: Direct Support Professional: Full-time & Part-time shifts are available.


Salary Range:
$10/hour (Shift differential pay for 2nd & 3rd shift on weekends - $11/hour)



Primary responsibilities include:
Ensuring client comfort and safety
Interacting with and encouraging clients in a supportive manner
Providing transportation, accompanying and assisting clients as they engage in activities in the community.
Performing home management functions; general housekeeping, meal planning and preparation, shopping, laundry
Assisting clients with handling of money
Assisting with toileting and feeding and administration of medication
Documenting services provided and any changes in clients condition or family situation

Benefits: In addition to helping individuals with developmental disabilities live safe, healthy, and engaged lives, you may also be offered:


Competitive pay based on experience


Medical, dental and vision benefits


Paid Time off


Life Insurance


403(b) Retirement Savings Plan


Employee Assistance Program


Suite of voluntary benefits


Volunteers of America - Midstates helps real people facing real challenges to find real and lasting solutions. Through research-driven programming, our services address family homelessness, addiction, developmental disabilities, HIV infection, and other issues facing individuals and communities.


Volunteers of America Mid-states does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status or sexual orientation.


Qualifications
Degree not required

How to Apply
Send cover letter and resume to: JermetriaR@voamid.org


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