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Direct Support Professional

Company: Nashua Center
Location: Hampstead
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionNashua Center of Nashua, NH is looking to hire several full-time/part time/per diem 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift Direct Support Professionals (DSP) in our residential group home located in Hampstead, NH to support individuals with developmental disabilities and acquired brain disorders to lead self-directed and meaningful lives. Are you considering a career in human services and looking for a rewarding job where you can make a difference in someone's life? If so, please read on!This Direct Support Professional (DSP) position earns $15/hour. We also offer a shift differential of $1.00/hour for any work from Friday at 3:00 PM to Sunday at 11:00 PM and double-time on 10 major holidays worked as well as a .45 mileage reimbursement. Our employees who work 30+ hours/week also enjoy great benefits, including medical insurance, company-paid dental insurance for employees and their eligible dependents, a retirement plan, generous paid time off (PTO), company-paid life, and short- / long-term disability. If this sounds like the right opportunity in human services for you, apply today!A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP) As a Direct Support Professional (DSP) / In-Home Caregiver, you support individuals with developmental disabilities and acquired brain disorders to achieve their goals, explore their interests, and live meaningful lives as independently as possible. You provide this support in a 3-person residential home. Your support is needed in many areas of daily living including medication administration, bathing, hygiene, errands, meal preparation, eating, transportation (wheelchair van), housekeeping, recreation, and leisure activities. You also help them celebrate achievements and provide comfort during difficult times.With awareness of their individual service plan (ISP), you also work with a team to learn new skills and achieve goals. You are conscientious about reporting any concerns about their health and safety and keeping all documentation up to date. And, you always maintain confidentiality about everyone who lives in the home. To continually develop your skills, you attend staff meetings, agency trainings, and in-service workshops. You are energized by the amazing team of people you work with and find the work of supporting people with disabilities to live fulfilling lives according to their own needs and desires extremely rewarding!QUALIFICATIONS FOR A 1ST, 2ND, 3RD and Per Diem DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL's (DSP)

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Driver's license
  • Insured car
  • Clean criminal record
  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • Desire to relate to people with disabilitiesWe are happy to provide the support and training that you need to be successful in this position! Are you punctual and reliable? Can you keep track of multiple tasks and prioritize effectively? Are you conscientious about following policies and procedures? Can you show empathy and caring while maintaining professional boundaries? Are you calm and patient? If so, you might just be perfect for this job in human services!AVAILABLE WORK SCHEDULESBecause this group home is a 24-hour operation, shifts can be 6, 8 or 10 hours (would consider double shifts). Availability for at least one weekend shift is desired. We are flexible with hours and days. For example: Sunday-Wednesday 8 hour shifts etc.This job is located in Hampstead, NH.
    • 1st shift: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM, full time, part time and per diem hours available
    • 2nd shifts: 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM, full time, part time and per diem hours available
    • 3rd shifts: 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM, part time and per diem hours availableCOVID-19 CONSIDERATIONSTo ensure the safety of our employees, clients, and visitors during the current COVID-19 protocols, we have implemented guidelines recommended by the Center for Disease Control.READY TO JOIN OUR NONPROFIT HUMAN SERVICES TEAM?If you feel that you would be right for this job in human services, please fill out our mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Keywords: Nashua Center, New England , Direct Support Professional, Other , Hampstead, Northeast

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