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Direct Support Super Star Wanted – Full-Time, Part-Time and On-call w/ Sign On Bonus

Arc of Monroe

This is a Contract position in Spokane, WA posted November 19, 2021.

Direct Support Professional Openings in Residential Program Available $500 Sign-On BonusWhy Become a Direct Support Professional at The Arc of MonroeHelping those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) to live in the community, enhancing independence, teaching life skills, and ensuring safety are just some of the ways Direct Support Professional
– DSPs
– can impact lives in Monroe County and at The Arc of Monroe.

A DSP empowers and supports people with I/DD and helps them to live fulfilling lives and create opportunities for independence and inclusion.

A DSP is collaborative, empathetic and caring.What Will I Do as a DSP?Do you like variety?

This position may be for you As a DSP, you get to take those you support on recreational outings like bowling, the movies, amusement parks and other fun excursions.

You’ll help with household tasks like laundry, bathing, cleaning, as well as help with special events and other fun activitiesYou can also learn or enhance domestic skills on the job You can experiment with nutritious yet good-tasting meals and you can devise and practice more efficient housekeeping techniques, which can benefit both your members in their home, and you in your own home.Are you a Good Fit?If your background includes human services, teaching assistant, paraprofessional, personal care aide, home health aide, certified nursing assistant (CNA), customer service, psychiatry, education, or any of the social or behavioral disciplines, becoming a DSP provides wonderful, real-life experience with populations that require learning skills that will serve you well for the rest of your life.

Also, you get paid to gain this experience.More Great NewsThere’s no special wardrobe needed It is not necessary to dress up for this job.

In fact, an informal style works quite well.

You will be much better equipped to handle the variety of chores, tasks, and activities that are part of every DSP’s day.We have 30 different residential homes and day services where we have immediate openings for full-time, part-time and per diem staff.

We are located on the East, West, North and South sides of Rochester, so we have the right location for youDirect Support Professional Benefits OfferedHealth Insurance with agency contributionGenerous Paid Time Off (PTO)8 Paid HolidaysAdvancement opportunities available with DSP Credentialing courseEmployer Paid term life insuranceRetirement plan with Agency matchTuition Reimbursement & Employee Referral BonusCollege loan forgivenessView the video below to learn more about being a Direct Support Professional.Required SkillsRequired SkillsBe a mentor and advocateHelp people find fun activities that interest themReinforce the importance of making safe and healthy lifestyle choicesGrow positive relationships with families or guardians, and be their go-to contactProvide exemplary support in hygiene guidance, enjoying meals, as well as maintaining appointments and schedulesAssist with medical needs, including transportation to and from doctor’s appointmentsRequired ExperienceRequired ExperienceHigh School diploma/G.E.D.Valid NYS driver’s license REQUIREDExcellent communications skills

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