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Behavioral Direct Support Professional - $250 at t

Company: Community Bridges - New Hampshire
Location: Franklin
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCOMMUNITY BRIDGES IS GROWING AND WE WANT YOU TO JOIN OUR TEAM!About Us:Community Bridges, founded in 1982, is a non-profit agency with a mission to advance the integration, growth and interdependence of people with developmental disabilities within their own communities. Building on the strengths of over 1,100 individuals in the greater Capital Area and their families, we work to identify barriers of access and find creative solutions to develop meaningful community engagement. We are currently looking for a per diem Direct Support Professional for the Behavioral Home in Franklin, NH!Basic Function:$500 SIGN-ON BONUS!!!Are you looking for a meaningful and rewarding career?In the Behavioral Residence, we are supporting women who experience developmental disability and occasional behavioral challenges in their home and community. They each have regular daily routines and activities they enjoy in their community and they love to learn and see new things. The Direct Support Professionals provides support to the individuals by attending medical appointments, monitoring their health, safety, nutrition, grocery shopping, community activities, and community connections.Qualifications:Education: High School Diploma or GED required.Experience: Experience in the human service or related field with persons experiencing disabilities desirable.Reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, and proof of automobile insurance.Compensation: The starting rate for this position is $15.00 per hour. There is a $2.00/hour shift differential added to the base pay. There is a $500 sign-on bonus for this position - $250 will be paid at time of hire and $250 will be paid after 6 months in the role.Mileage Reimbursement: Employees are reimbursed for approved mileage driven on the clock. Paid Training: As an employee, you are paid your usual rate of pay while attending trainings!Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist individuals with planned activities and community involvement.
  • Develop a relationship map to gather information about the individual in order to establish social inclusion opportunities.
  • Assist individuals in developing a network of people in their lives. Maximize opportunities for the individuals they support with disabilities to get to know others and maximize the opportunities for others to get to know the individual.
  • Assist the individual in obtaining a sense of self-esteem through active participation in the community.
  • Provide individualized type and level of support to include, but not be limited to, personal care and/or skill acquisition etc.
  • Assist individuals in establishing, maintaining, and presenting a positive image. This may involve such activities as assisting in the bathroom, bathing, showering, and dental hygiene, etc.
  • Maintain a calm demeanor and respond quickly and appropriately to aggressive or verbal outbursts. Scan room and individual for potential danger.
  • Assist in developing and individualizing the yearly Person Centered Planning by providing information for assessments and by developing implementation strategies for goals/objectives and methods for monitoring the delivery and quality of supports to the individual.
  • Complete documentation requirements as specified by the Individual Service Plan to include the scheduled data collection and monthly progress notes to show an increase or decrease in behaviors to continually support individuals as they grow and reach goals.
  • Assist in the orientation/training of new staff, which may include introduction to an individual's support persons and to an individual's ISP, strategies, dreams and goals, and treatment plan.
  • Distribute medication in accordance with He-m1201 as applicable.
  • Report any safety, health or human rights concern immediately to the Supervisor.
  • Understand and ensure compliance with applicable state regulations.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Benefits We Offer to Our Employees: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403B, Excellent Paid Time Off, Life Insurance, Employer paid Short Term Disability, Employer paid Life Insurance, Car Insurance Discounts, Oil Change Discounts, Hotel and Travel Discounts, Fitness Reimbursements and more!Locations Community Bridges Supports: Allenstown, Andover, Boscawen, Bow, Bradford, Canterbury, Chichester, Concord, Danbury, Deering, Dunbarton, Epsom, Franklin, Henniker, Hill, Hillsborough, Hopkinton, Loudon, Newbury, New London, Northfield, Pembroke, Pittsfield, Salisbury, Sutton, Warner, Weare, Webster, Wilmot, Windsor. Main Headquarters location: Concord, NH

Keywords: Community Bridges - New Hampshire, New England , Behavioral Direct Support Professional - $250 at t, Other , Franklin, Northeast

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