Direct Support Professional (DSP) - CenterbasedDescription
At Rise, we believe that everyone deserves opportunities to live a life filled with purpose and pride. In our employment, housing, and life-enrichment services, we support people to set and achieve their personal goals. As a nonprofit, every Rise team member is driven by our mission. That shared commitment is the foundation of a workplace that embraces a culture of learning and growth by offering extensive training, competitive salaries, and a fun work environment. We are an inspiring leader in disability services that wants to make a real difference in people’s lives!
Hiring Bonus: $1,000.00 (paid after 3 month work anniversary)
Our Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) work directly with people with disabilities in a center-based setting so they can live a life filled with purpose. This position is a Level I DSP based out of a Rise Center.
- Provide direct support for people with disabilities
- Supervise production jobs and provide training and resources to advance the work and social skills of persons served
- Model appropriate behavior and interactions
- Position may include lifting and transferring adults to/from wheelchairs and assist with personal care
- Continually inspire personal growth in the people you support by establishing and achieving personal goals and implementing person-centered practices
- Input information into Care Director database
- Design innovative community integration activities (volunteering, outdoor, social) and support persons served on these community outings
- Provide daily transportation of persons supported in Rise vans and buses
- Hardworking, flexible and ability to work collaboratively with a team
- Patience, kindness, and organizational skills
- Open to or experience working with people with disabilities
- Maintain calm demeanor in handling occasional difficult situations
- Ability to lift and carry at least 25 pounds
- A valid drivers license and compliance with Rule 11 and MVR background check required
- Previous experience is helpful, but we are willing to train the right person!
Starting: $13.50- $14.50 per hour
No evenings or weekends
Medical - Single Employee Medical Coverage under $90/month. Dental under $17, matched 401(k). Life Insurance. FSA. PTO starts at 16 days a year, plus 2 float and 8 paid holidays.